Clarence Sirisena

Seligson, Joelle
January 2012
Dimensions (10746536);2012, Vol. 25, p50
Academic Journal
An interview with Clarence Sirisena, the projects and exhibitions assistant chief executive at Science Centre Singapore (SCS), is presented. He cites that museums and science centres should try to present an exhibition that appeals to a wide range of audiences. He explains the importance of the annual meeting and online traveling exhibition database of the Asia Pacific Network of Science and Technology Centres (ASPAC). He also explains the importance for organizers to communicate with visitors.


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