So you get it done, beautifully.


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 a friend wanted a stained…

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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 wide swath of activities in…

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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 fortunate to get a tour…

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Custom Vinyl Letters for the Title Wall in Our Museum [Including a Failure]

  Hi Everyone, I'm pretty sure this will be interesting to all experience levels. I turned up the volume and sped-up video (like 500 or 1,000 times faster) on the…

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Art Preparator & Art Handler Training Video: Succinct and Useful

Hi Museum Trade Folk, The Western Australian Museum put this video together and wow did they pack a ton into 5 minutes and 25 seconds. It certainly does not cover…

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