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

Do Not Touch Signage Example at LACMA

  How do you Do Not Touch? It’s an uphill battle, always. I was fortunate to get a tour (...[Read More]

How Matt Construction is Building a Museum Using Augmented Reality. Yep Really.

Hi Museum Folk, I came across this and it blew my mind. I mean, in retrospect of course they are usi...[Read More]

Have a ♥️, Don’t Touch the Art (!)

Locked eyes on this sign as it was hanging in the second floor galleries of the Last Bookstore in Lo...[Read More]

Go Behind the Scenes with Creative Director in an Interactive Installation Workshop

Hello MuseumTrade community. I thought this was an insightful interview. Many of us don’t get ...[Read More]

The Beautiful Art of Lighting, The Renwick Gallery Transforms its Spaces

Lighting has a long history in museums and in the past 10 years it feels like its been on hyperdrive...[Read More]

How to Make Custom Forms with Wet Gypsum

This guys is true craftsman. There must be 100 videos about this kind of work, but this one is simpl...[Read More]

Science Museum Tips: On Producing Exhibits in a Developing Country

EXHIBIT TIPS FROM AROUND THE WORLD This is an extended version of an article that appeared in the Ja...[Read More]

Science Museum Tips: On Planning Traveling Exhibitions

EXHIBIT TIPS FROM AROUND THE WORLD This is an extended version of an article that appeared in the Ja...[Read More]

Silicone Mold Making, Resin and Foam Casting Tutorials

If you’re ready to get into these types of mold making you’ve probably already watched 1...[Read More]

An Easy Way to Contextualize Height

Here’s a low cost way of adding a photo opportunity (which we know is likely to be shared soci...[Read More]

Science Museum Tips: On Designing Interactive Exhibits for Young Children

EXHIBIT TIPS FROM AROUND THE WORLD This is an extended version of an article that appeared in the Ja...[Read More]

Public Surplus Resource – Flat Files, Bookshelves, Chairs, Paints, Projectors, Computers, & More

HI All, Just a quick link to a fantastic resource. If you’re looking for second-hand supplies ...[Read More]

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