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 Museum design is an area of immense potential: many museums are dogmatic and outdated, but here you will read of today's most inspiring examples.


How Museums Are Celebrating the Holidays

Posted on December 16, 2015

During a trip to Iceland, I was visiting an exhibit at a local museum. The museum had created an exhibition to explore one of Iceland’s unique holiday traditions. For 13 ...

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How Historical Attractions Are Staying Relevant

Posted on November 27, 2015

The Texas Legislature recently appropriated over $31 million dollars to support upgrades at the Alamo. Just a few sites have the importance and notoriety of the San Antonio historical attraction. ...

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21st Century Museums: Learning with the Carnegie Innovation Studio

Posted on November 5, 2015

The Carnegie Museums recently announced the launch of an Innovation Studio. The idea of incubators and centers of innovation within museums has been a hot trend in the last couple ...

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Exploring the Latest Educational Innovations at Museums

Posted on September 18, 2015

The role of museums and other cultural institutions is rapidly changing. For centuries, museums held an unchallenged place as the archive and key interpreter of cultural knowledge. This has evolved, ...

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The British Museum Offers a VR Tour of the Bronze Age

Posted on September 14, 2015

Close your eyes and imagine roaming the Earth during the Bronze Age: wide-open savannahs and forests teaming with exotic wildlife. Primitive people living together in small tribes, using basic technology ...

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The Strandbeests Come to Boston

Posted on August 24, 2015

  It’s a windy day on the popular Massachusetts Crane Beach. There’s a three hour traffic jam running miles down the congested country road that ends at the water. The cause ...

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Understanding Tech: “On You: A Story of Wearable Computing”

Posted on August 11, 2015

Wearable technology is one of today's hottest tech trends. From fitness devices to personal concierge services designed to make day-to-day life easier, companies and big thinkers are finding new ways to innovate. ...

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Showcasing Indie Game Designers at Seattle’s EMP

Posted on August 5, 2015

Seattle’s EMP Museum is sponsoring “Indie Game Revolution,” an exciting exhibit exploring the role that indie game designers are having on today’s video game landscape. Video games are a cultural ...

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Can Museums Be Social Change Agents?

Posted on July 10, 2015

What is the role of museums in the community? While many see museums as an archive for artifacts and a platform for exhibits, there is a bigger question. What kind ...

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How Historic Museums Are Focusing on Technology

Posted on July 1, 2015

A visit to the Metropolitan Museum is a non-negotiable for any trip to New York City. The museum is known for its wide ranging collections that run the gamut from ...

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