Hands-on Heritage is a professional services firm that develops exhibit content for specialty museums and sports-focused venues. Our team of researchers and storytellers will work with you to explore novel ideas and write narratives that bring your topic to life.
Whether you need stories and artifacts for an exhibit, research to celebrate a milestone, or collections support, our museum specialists can help.
We collaborate with government, corporate, association, education, and museum clients to develop outstanding visitor experiences and forge creative connections among people, ideas, and communities.
WRITING & EDITING
Our mission is to find and share stories that bind the past, present, and future, and use these stories to help create connected and resilient communities.
We are storytellers, and we collaborate with other creative people to develop outstanding visitor experiences. We specialize in researching, writing content for exhibits, and books. Our projects connect communities and conserve cultural and environmental legacies with an emphasis on interpretation and education.
Hands-on Heritage is the professional communications team of Robin Van Auken, a registered professional archaeologist, and Lance Van Auken, a museum specialist. The team is unique for embedding itself within communities, developing relationships with citizens, and finding the unheard voices, the unseen images.