Michael Pearce

  • What I do, where I work

  • I work at the Exploratorium where, over the years, I’ve developed exhibits, written grant proposals, written for and served on the editorial board of the museum’s quarterly magazine, sat on too many committees, and directed exhibit development projects and special exhibitions. I am currently project director and principal investigator of Mind, a collection of psychology exhibits.

  • Current position

  • Director of Cognition Exhibits at Exploratorium


  • Memory


    Case Study

    by Michael Pearce Published March 09 2008

    Memory began as a 1988 exhibition of paintings by the artist Franco Magnani, showing remembered scenes of his hometown in Tuscany. The late Bob Miller had seen Magnani’s work and suggested that the paintings, coupled with photos of the same views,...