Menu
Search Subscribe

Search Museum Next

Film: Museum develops game to inspire action around climate change

Becky Menlove
Associate Director for Visitor Experience,
Natural History Museum of Utah

James Allsopp
Head of Design, Preloaded

Find out what happened when the Natural History Museum of Utah used use a game to bring people together to drive social change and disrupt thinking around climate change in 2017.

Utah Climate Challenge, a multi-player in gallery game installation, made in partnership with games-studio Preloaded, was designed to harness audience collaboration to effect genuine behaviour change around issues of sustainability, biodiversity, population growth, and urban sprawl. Initial evaluation indicates deep engagement, long stay-times, and wildly collaborative behaviour.

Related Content

Australian Museums Call For Action on Climate Change

Some of the best-known natural history museums and similar institutions in Australia have called on the government to take more action in the country in...

Climate Change – Can Changing the Way Museums do Business, Change the World?

Climate change is an existential issue and the public cares deeply about it. Teens like Greta Thunberg are taking to the streets, the seas, and...

Prado Museum Transforms Masterpieces to Illustrate Climate Change

The Prado Museum in Madrid has joined forces with the best-known conservation group on the planet, the WWF, to raise awareness about the negative impacts...

Subscribe to the latest museum thinking

Fresh ideas from museums around the globe in your inbox each week