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05 April 2016 // JRA Culture

Motorcycles, Airline Miles and TEA Myths – Jack Rouse Honors Keith James

Many friends, family and colleagues have lauded Keith James over the past few days in celebration of his Thea Lifetime…
13 January 2016 // Thoughts

Shawn McCoy’s Top Tips for Creating Compelling Children’s Museums

As reported by Blooloop, JRA’s Shawn McCoy recently presented "Creating Meaningful Children’s Exhibits" at the Museum Education for Children Symposium…
18 November 2015 // Thoughts

Emerging Trends in Immersive Design 2015

This week, our own Shawn McCoy, along with Thinkwell Design's Cynthia Sharpe, took a capacity crowd on a whirlwind tour of the…
04 November 2015 // Thoughts

Demystifying Your Dream: The Top Ten Questions We Will Ask You at IAAPA

It’s officially November. The leaves are turning, store shelves are overflowing with shopping temptations, and we’re about ready to escape…
26 August 2015 // News

A View from Both Sides of the Fence, Part 2

Welcome back to our two-part look at how theme park design and operations collaborate, and sometimes collide. Last week, JRA…
19 August 2015 // News

A View From Both Sides of the Fence – Five Tips for a Successful Designer/Operator Partnership

Dan Schultz, JRA Chief Operating Officer In July, we asked the question, "should I build my museum or attraction?" Congratulations, the…
05 August 2015 // Thoughts

Deconstructing Capacity – Capacity by the Numbers

When we were researching this post, we found in our desks the article Design and Planning Cheat Sheet, written by…
16 July 2015 // Thoughts

Should I Be Doing This? Economic Feasibilty, Part Two

Last week, Brian Sands, Vice President and Principal of Economics at AECOM, begain to lift the veil of the process…
09 July 2015 // Thoughts

Should I Be Doing This? Determining The Feasibilty of Your Project

When developing a museum or attraction project, sometimes the biggest question is whether it should be developed at all. Even…