Boott Cotton Mill Museum had some very interesting features. They were part of a national park hashtag promotion
They also had an area with comfortable seating where you could explore books about the area. These books were also available for sale in the museum shop, but it was nice to have this area to have a read.
Denver Art Museum has a very interest mix of museum interactivity, with many of their exhibitions having spaces (just after the exhibition), to explore the ideas to try out creative responses and to make things. One of the art works was added to by the visitors. This was a high degree of interactivity. Some of it was targeting children, but some of the making and learning was targeting adults.
This area was for children and was connected to the Miro exhibtion
This art work could be added to
This was an area to make a post card,
This was a different kind of touch screen
This space followed and exhibition of American Indian Art
This one was connected to a textile exhibtion
and you could explore weaving
You could also play with Hieronymus Bosch puppets
This museum was providing lots of space to think about the area you were seeing, as well as to have a better understanding of how it was made, but also to see some of the inspirations for the art. Some of the interactions were digital , but many more were with marbles, paper, or wool. This is something to consider for libraries too. It was also great to see so many opportunities for adults to make and interact.
There were also places to read about art