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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.

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...[Read More]

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...[Read More]

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. A...[Read More]

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 reportin...[Read More]

Do Not Touch Signage Example at LACMA

  Yeah, Mr. MC Hammer said it best “You can’t touch this!”. How do you Do Not...[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]

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