Museum & Exhibit Design

Museums started as buildings that showcased a hodgepodge of objects with historical, artistic, or scientific significance. They have since evolved into thoughtfully designed experiences that take us on a journey across time and a multitude of subjects through thematic (and often interactive) galleries. Unlike other venues, museums have the unique privilege of showcasing some of the world's most cutting-edge architecture. Museum design is an area of immense potential: many museums are dogmatic and outdated, but here you will read of today's most inspiring examples.

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How Virtual Reality Could Give New Life to Museum Exhibits

Posted on October 10, 2016

Virtual reality and augmented reality are helping organizations do everything from memorialize and mirror deceased relatives to transform the marketing process.  These technologies have made their way into the museum ...

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Technology for Art: An Inside Look at Developing Tools for Cultural Institutions

Posted on October 3, 2016

“If data isn’t high on a museum’s agenda, it should be. Insight can make a 10x difference to cultural institution outcomes, across funding, visitation, investment, efficiency and innovation. Neglecting it ...

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How 3D Printing is Rebuilding Destroyed Artifacts – And What It Means for Preservation

Posted on July 18, 2016

3D printing has applications beyond printing food and fashion; it’s actually helping to address some of the most tragic issues affecting the museum world. The world is an unpredictable place, ...

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New Tools Upgrade the Museum Visitor Experience with Smart Analytics

Posted on June 3, 2016

Technology at museums is one of the hottest topics on the market today. Yet behind the apps and tablet-based tools are a series of smart analytics designed to help museums ...

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What’s Working Right Now With Traveling Exhibits

Posted on May 6, 2016

Traveling exhibits are providing an important contribution to the entertainment design world. They provide easy to incorporate fresh programming for museums, while giving entertainment designers a new format to explore. ...

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6 Strategies for Creating Attractions with Deeper Community Appeal and Heart

Posted on April 25, 2016

One of the greatest challenges for entertainment designers is crafting projects that speak to the local community as well as niche fans. Each institution has a mission or a focus. ...

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Why Local STEM Exhibits May be the Future of Science Attractions

Posted on February 15, 2016

Two exciting new projects are offering a hint at what the future of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (or STEM) exhibits could look like in the US. The Bay Area ...

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The Lost Palace: Technology Helps Recapture Lost Tales of Britain’s Past

Posted on January 22, 2016

Digital storytelling platforms are being used in an innovative new project to help bring history to life. Last year, Historic Royal Palaces released a brief that invited the public to help ...

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Exploring the Latest Trends in Food Museums

Posted on January 20, 2016

From pop-up experiential restaurants to exotic game-meat themed dinners, the foodie world continues to evolve. Whether it’s top notch vegan cuisine or a commitment to farm-to-table ideals, consumers today spend ...

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How Crowdfunding Launched the Hollywood Horror Museum – And Why Other Museums Are Paying Attention

Posted on December 18, 2015

One of the hottest topics in the museum world continues to be funding challenges. As federal, state, and private funding has become scarcer, museums have faced the need to generate ...

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