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Flowers Bring Art to Life at the de Young Museum

Posted on March 17, 2014

I’ll be honest: art museums are not my favorite. Maybe the part of me that’s still a kid at heart doesn’t enjoy musing at works of art hung lifelessly on ...

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There’s Raptors in Them Thar Hills: EarthQuest Brings Dinos to the Lone Star State

Posted on March 13, 2014

This exciting project has been on hold for a while but is now back on again and back in a big way. The new plans for EarthQuest have amped the ...

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Entertainment Design Meets Real Life in Nonchalance

Posted on March 13, 2014

When we think of entertainment design, we usually picture a theme park or performance — something that requires an entry ticket and whose goal is to transport us to an ...

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One New Theme Park Roller Coaster Addresses “Am I Too Large to Ride?”

Posted on March 12, 2014

If you spend a few minutes reading any major publication, you’ll quickly realize that America’s overweight population is growing. According to the Harvard School of Public Health, nearly 2/3 of ...

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Bouquets to Art Blooming at the de Young Featuring Natasha Lisitsa

Posted on March 11, 2014

A 30 year tradition continues at the de Young next week when the Bouquets to Art fundraiser is installed for its annual six day run at the San Francisco museum. ...

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The Disney Price Increase and Theme Park Economics: Will Attendance Suffer?

Posted on March 10, 2014

Last year, Disney posted record operating profits of more than $2.3 billion dollars. The number is doubly impressive when considered in the context of the recent economic downturn. Yet amidst ...

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Fico Eataly World Coming to Italy – A Theme Park You Can Really Sink Your Teeth Into

Posted on March 6, 2014

Theme parks are notorious for overpriced, barely edible fare. Admittedly, some parks are stepping up their culinary game and offering more appealing eats but, overall, you head to parks for ...

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Defining Interactive Children’s Exhibits: Why Touch Screens and Technology Aren’t Enough

Posted on March 5, 2014

Interactivity is a buzzword in the museum and exhibit design worlds. It’s widely accepted that interactive attractions are more engaging and connect more deeply in the minds of children that ...

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The Game Is Afoot: Sherlock Theme Park Coming to the UK

Posted on March 4, 2014

Sherlock fans rejoice! Plans are being made in Portsmouth, UK to develop a theme park devoted to the popular detective of literary, cinematic and television renown. Why Portsmouth, you ask, ...

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Disney’s Princesses are Coming of Age: Will Theme Parks Evolve with Them?

Posted on March 3, 2014

When the very first Disney princess graced the screen in 1937, she broke barriers: Snow White elevated animation from the stigma of silly cartoon to the realm of respectable art ...

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