So you get it done, beautifully.


Discover new ways to contextualize an exhibit, share and be exposed to new ideas, concepts, and techniques. From title wall designs to paint colors to lighting; design is huge part of what we do.

Mounting DIY Exhibits – Materials from the Small Museum Association Conference

Hello Museum Trade Folk, Susan shared a treasure trove of goodies with us, thank you Susan. There are five PDFs from the Small Museums Association…

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How to Repurpose a Crate for Artwork that Travels

In this article Sean outlines a fine method for making the most out of what gets shipped out. Along the way he introduces us to

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REVIEW: Micca Speck Series – G2, G3, & 4K

A regularly updated review of the Micca Speck video players. All of them, the G2, G3, and 4K versions reviewed, compared, and contrasted. Spoiler alert,…

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How to Hang Work in an Art Museum or Art Gallery

I feel that this subject needs some attention. I've been focused on weird one-off solutions to everyday problems, but maybe a solid article on how…

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How We Made a Label a Little More Accessible to Read

Label placement can be tough sometimes. Have you ever had to change its color or redesign the layout because you realized that there wasn't room…

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Stained Glass hanging with rail and cable

In the summer of 2021 I was gifted a Arakawa art rail system from a Museum Trade reader give-away. At the same time I knew…

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VIDEO REVIEW: Cedar Rapids Museum of Art Getting the Work Ready for the Exhibit

Hello Trade Folk, Here’s a little behind the scenes for opening up crates, condition reporting, laying out the art, and hanging techniques. There’s a pretty…

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Do Not Touch Signage Example at LACMA

  Yeah, Mr. MC Hammer said it best "You can't touch this!". How do you Do Not Touch? It's an uphill battle, always. I was…

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