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Paul Orselli

Interactive Exhibit Consultant

For over 30 years, Paul Orselli has worked to create inventive science museums and playful children’s museums, including director-level positions at the Discovery Museums in Acton, Massachusetts, the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, and the Long Island Children’s Museum.

Paul has consulted on museum projects throughout North America, Europe, and the Middle East. His clients include such notable organizations as the New York Hall of Science, the Exploratorium, the National Science Foundation, and Science Projects in London. He has taught and lectured at universities on museum topics and has presented at professional conferences throughout North America and Europe.

Current projects include ongoing consultation with the Science Museum in Miami, the DoSeum in San Antonio, and Muzeiko, the first Children’s Museum in Bulgaria, located in Sofia.

Paul has also been the editor and originator of the four best-selling Cheapbooks, published by ASTC, and has served on the board of NAME (National Association for Museum Exhibition).

Paul is the Principal of POW! (Paul Orselli Workshop). He lives on Long Island with his wife and “in-house exhibit testing crew” of four children.

Contact: paul@orselli.net

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