Gail Ringel, Adjunct Faculty
Gail Ringel is an independent museum consultant specializing in strategic and interpretive planning. For more than ten years, she served as Vice President of Exhibits & Production at Boston Children’s Museum and led the effort to completely renovate 50,000 square feet of exhibition space opening in 2007. An interpretive planner and media producer, she has long focused on the role of media and technology in museums, seeking to meaningfully integrate digital experiences into social learning environments. Prior to joining Boston Children’s Museum, Ms. Ringel was project manager, interpretive planner, and media planner for museums including the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, El Portal Tropical Forest Center in Puerto Rico, and the National Museum of Australia. She recently served as Director of the Freeman Foundation Asian Culture Exhibit Series, an initiative of the Association of Children’s Museums producing exhibitions about Asia that travel to museums throughout the United States.
Her lectures and writing focus on effective integration of digital media in museum experiences and the challenges of designing exhibits for very young audiences. Ms. Ringel earned her B.A. from Cornell University and is a graduate of the Noyce Leadership Institute.