Services Provided

Established in 2000, Mercer Associates, Inc. offers strategic and interpretive planning for exhibits and museums. Other consulting services offered by Mercer Associates, include exhibit planning, curatorial and design support.

Mercer Associates, Inc. can provide the following:


Short and long-range interpretive plans are vital to any project that will ultimately involve the public. Interpretation provides the critical link between the visitor, the exhibit, the environment and the experience. Interpretive plans are created through a joint process between the client and the consultant. Measurable goals and objectives are developed for the project based on the organization’s mission. Mercer Associates can provide the following services:

Research and Documentation
Development of Short and Long Range Interpretive Goals
Staff Workshops
Establishing Desired Outcomes
Script Writing
Exhibition Graphic Panel Design
Educational Exhibit Components and Outreach Programming
Exhibition and Interpretive Assessment
Interpretive Trail and Wayside Signage Development
Implementing Art Features
Donor Recognition
Assistance in Artifact Selection
Exhibit/Artifact Assessment
Historical Research and Documentation


Assist the Design Team in the development of Interpretive Master Planning and story line development.

Assist the Design Team with the coordination and assignment of specific themes/ interpretive areas throughout the museum.

Assist Design Team with the Exhibit Design as it relates to the story line and interpretive path.

Assist Design Team by gathering, supplying and interpreting research.

Prepare final exhibition interpretive story line path.

Write panel text in coordination with client’s history and research committee.