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Peter Olson

Playologist, Knock Knock Children's Museum in Baton Rouge United States

Peter Olson is the Executive Director of Knock Knock Children’s Museum, which opened to the world on August 22, 2017. A proud resident of Capital Heights, Mr. Olson, recently relocated from Minnesota, his native State. In Minnesota, Mr. Olson was the founding Executive Director of the award-winning Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota located in Mankato. Prior, he served as the Director of Exhibits for the Minnesota Children’s Museum in Saint Paul, where he helped build the largest fleet of traveling-rental exhibitions in the children’s museum market. Mr. Olson is playing his way through the Capital Region and all Louisiana by way of its rich culture, vast natural areas, and delicious food.

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Play-worker, a Day in the Life

@ VOL 6 ON OCT 27, 2017

According to Fred Rogers, "play is really the work of childhood." For many of us, play is for children and work is for grown-ups, but what happens when you grow up and find yourself working at play for a living? As a 15-year industry veteran, Peter Olson will share an insider’s perspective on a day in the life of a Play Worker.

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Baton Rouge @ MidCity Ballroom
Oct 27, 2017