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Why Asking “Will Technology Kill Museums” Is the Wrong Question

Posted on February 27, 2015

A fascinating debate has been playing out in the Tribune-Review, with thoughtful commentators asking aloud whether technology will be the death of museums as we know them. As technology in ...

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Creating the Las Vegas Experience

Posted on February 24, 2015

Sin City is one of the most evocative destinations in the world. Whether it’s the glittering strip ablaze at night, the iconic “Welcome to Las Vegas” sign, or the dozens ...

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The Next Big Thing Is More “Real” Than We Realize

Posted on February 20, 2015

The entertainment design industry loves to muse about the future. Typically, this means focusing on how technology will continue to enhance visitor experiences: we analyze trends with mobile devices and ...

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Play and Hands-On Fun…In a Hospital?

Posted on February 19, 2015

This month the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco opened to reveal 16 Exploratorium-designed exhibits and interactive experiences throughout the hospital. [caption id="attachment_18777" align="aligncenter" width="560"] Build a sculpture from everyday objects, then ...

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7 Secrets to Becoming a Professional Artist

Posted on February 18, 2015

We’re not going to lie to you — becoming a professional illustrator in the entertainment industry is not easy. We sat down with concept artist Marc Gabbana, whose credits include ...

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The Goddard Group: Leading the Way In China’s Entertainment Boom

Posted on February 17, 2015

The Goddard Group is a world leader in the design, development and production of major themed-entertainment attractions and destination resorts around the globe. The company’s clients include some of entertainment’s ...

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Coming Soon to a Water Park Near You

Posted on February 14, 2015

We’ve been exploring trends recently in what 2015 holds for theme parks, wooden roller coasters, and more. Now it’s time to turn our attention to water parks. The last couple ...

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15 Epic Attractions, Theme Parks, and Museums to Watch This Year

Posted on February 13, 2015

It may seem hard to imagine with much of the East Coast blanketed under feet of snow, but spring is just around the corner. The start of what we like ...

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Secret Cinema: An Immersive Film Experience

Posted on February 10, 2015

Secret Cinema, a company in the UK founded in 2007 by Fabian Riggall, is offering guests a whole new way to experience film. As part of their work, they’re taking ...

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2015: A Busy Year for Wooden Roller Coasters

Posted on February 6, 2015

2015 is promising to be an exciting year for roller coaster fans. But one category in particular, the wooden roller coaster, is experiencing a resurgence in both popularity and reinvention ...

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