Draw up an interpretive plan for your exhibition that includes your goals and objectives, the themes you will explore, and a list of items you wish to include
Set out why you are preparing an exhibition and what you want your visitors to learn. This will help ensure your exhibition is coherent and interesting, and will provide useful information for funding applications.
Create an inventory of the items you will display, based on things like the size of your display area, your exhibition layout and themes
Plan the arrangement of your items and take photographs of the layouts to refer to when installing your exhibition