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Dr. Nanna Holdgaard is a senior researcher at the National Museum of Denmark. Her research focuses on co-creative and playful methods and the ways in which they change and challenge the museum.
Becoming a playing museum – for both audience and staff
Since 2018 the National Museum of Denmark has been experimenting with new ways to engage audiences through play experiences to stimulate curiosity and reflectivity towards the cultural history unfolding when engaging with the objects of the museum. In this process a need for internally developing new methods for play experience design has become clear In this talk, we will present our newly established PlayLab and the iterative process of attempting to design experiences where play is the leading principle for both audience experiences and design processes. We will present our learnings – wins as well as failures and invite for dialogue.