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Maegan Douglas

Maegan Douglas

Manager of Public Programs
Newark Museum of Art

Maegan Douglas is a Museum Professional with experience in visitor engagement, interactive design, and program development.

She is passionate about reaching diverse audiences and helping everyone find their place in the museum. She loves experimenting with new ideas and exploring casual (and even fun!) approaches to art education. Maegan believes that while content may bring people to the museum initially, engaging programs will keep them coming back for more.

Outside of designing fun and exciting museum experiences, Maegan can be found knitting, drinking loose tea, reading, or exploring the city with her husband and toy poodle. She has a B.A. in Studio Art from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA.

MuseumNext Digital Exhibitions Summit
Monday, 5th December 2022

Animal Kingdom: Designing Immersive Experiences for All Ages

The Newark Museum of Art has created a new space to explore the intersection between art, science, and technology. The first interactive exhibition Animal Kingdom, is an exploration of ecology and nature, through specimens, artworks, and immersive experiences, which opened September 2022. In this exhibition visitors interact with different digital experiences that explore the three main habitats where animals can be found on earth: land, water and air. These experiences were developed by OLO creative farm, an Italian digital agency and teamLab, an interdisciplinary group based in Japan in partnership with the Museum. Find out how we successfully integrated technology into our exhibitions.

Find the full schedule here

Maegan Douglas