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Johanne Steenstrup is Experience and Learning Designer for the public Program of The National Museum of Denmark.
Johanne focuses on narrativity and performance in the work of developing Experiences, and recruiting and training the educators/storytellers of 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.