Museums News

National Museum of Australia’s Exhibition Designed by Local Projects

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The Story of Australia's First Peoples, Unique Biodiversity, and Environmental Challenges

Solomon Group & Luci Creative collaborate on new Moonshot Museum

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Gallagher & Associates (G&A) Takes Part in Groundbreaking for Jean & Ric Edelman Fossil Park of Rowan University, Kicking Off Construction of a New Scientific Destination

Gallagher & Associates partners with Ennead Architects, KSS Architects, and Rowan University to design and build Jean & Ric Edelman Fossil Park around 66-million-year-old excavation site

Available Light Brings Magic to the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

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Cortina Productions Saving Turtles with VR at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center

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Greenwood Rising's Journey Toward Racial Reconciliation: Community Commitments

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Greenwood Rising's Journey Toward Racial Reconciliation: Community Commitments

Colleen Connolly Receives Fulbright Grant to Taiwan to Research Multilingual Museum Design

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Colleen Connolly, recent graduate from Virginia Commonwealth University’s graphic design program, believes that museums can educate and serve more diverse audiences by providing multilingual exhibits, signage, and resources. She was awarded a Fulbright Arts Research Grant to explore bilingual (Chinese/English) signage and exhibitions in Taiwanese museums and tourist sites. Taiwan has declared that it will achieve its goal of being a completely bilingual country by 2030, necessitating nationwide conversations on how providing bilingual design can create more accessible spaces for people of different cultural and language backgrounds.

The Future of Museum, Exhibition and Experience Design

How Soon is Now? Designing Change
SEGD's month-long series of provocations and programs

Gallagher & Associates, Live Webinar, June 5 at 1 p.m. EDT

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Gallagher & Associates is hosting a live webinar, "Opening Amid a Pandemic: Behind the Scenes at the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum," Friday, June 5 at 1:00 p.m. EDT.

Illinois Holocaust Museum's Four New Immersive Galleries

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Extensive updates to the core Karkomi Holocaust Exhibition at the Illinois Holocaust Museum (Skokie, Ill.) serve to debunk the myth that Jewish citizens did not resist the Holocaust, with new exhibition galleries that showcase armed, physical resistance in occupied Europe during the Holocaust. The Museum partnered with Luci Creative (Chicago), a full-service museum planning and exhibit design firm, to develop the updates and Ravenswood Studio as the fabrication partner.

Ideum Collaborates on "In Tune with Nature" with Cayton Children’s Museum

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G&A Designs Sazerac House Experience, Now Open

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Louisiana Children’s Museum Debuts New Branding

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Ideum Takes a Journey Through the Human Brain

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Signs By Tomorrow at the International Spy Museum

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An Interactive Reflection of Your Future Self by Universal Everything

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 G&A at DC's New International Spy Museum  (image: exhibit with red phone booth)

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Wendy Evans Joseph

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New Bell Museum Opens

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The Future of Museum, Exhibition and Experience Design—This August in D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C.—On August 23–24, 2018, multidisciplinary designers will convene in the nation’s capital for the only comprehensive event dedicated to exhibition and experience design.

Saint Louis Science Center Hosts Apollo 11 Exhibit

"Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission" is a celebratory 50th anniversary exhibition of the Apollo 11 mission, organized by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, that is trave

Jekyll Island Museum Concept

It’s not often that Lorenc+Yoo is able to participate in design projects close to their Atlanta-area home, which made the concept design for the Jekyll Island Museum a particularly special experien

Three G&A Staff Speak at MAAM

Gallagher & Associates recently went to Philadelphia for the Mid Atlantic Association of Museums Building Museums Symposium, where three staff spoke in three sessions.

LHSA+DP Encourages Multicultural Appreciation at Miami Children's Museum

LHSA+DP recently developed and designed 18,000-square-feet of new exhibits for the Miami Children's Museum that encourage multicultural awareness and appreciation in visitors ages 0-10 and their fa

Unified Field at the Canadian Museum of History

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canadian independence, the Canadian Museum of History in Ottawa renovated, modernized and reinterpreted all three galleries in their signature Canadian History

First Division Museum Reopens

Luci Creative recently led the first-ever redesign of the First Division Museum, which reopened on August 26, 2017—the 1st Infantry Division’s centennial World War I anniversary.

Bluewater Studio Expands

Bluewater, a Michigan-based technology experience company, announces the formation of Bluewater Studio, the company's new environments and exhibition arm. The founding leadership team consists of creative and seasoned veterans in the industry.

Gallagher & Associates Win Three Bronze Telly Awards

According to Gallagher & Associates (Washington), at the heart of the best modern museums are first-rate media experiences.

The Regenstein Halls of the Pacific

Full-service creative agency Luci Creative collaborated with The Field Museum on an exhibit refresh of one of the premier institution’s older exhibits, "The Regenstein Halls of the Pacific." Locate

"Turn Back the Clock" at MSI

Full-service creative agency Luci Creative collaborated with the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI) to create and execute the design and fabrication of the Museum’s newest temporary exhi

"Arsenal of Democracy: The Herman and George Brown Salute to the Home Front" at the National World War II Museum

Gallagher & Associates' latest exhibit, "Arsenal of Democracy: The Herman and George Brown Salute to the Home Front" at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana, explores the

Neurosociety with David Byrne and Unified Field

The American Alliance of Museums has awarded Unified Field the prestigious Jim Blackaby Memorial Award at the 2017 Muse Awards for their collaboration with

Gallagher & Associates Have the Beat

Gallagher & Associates has had the opportunity to work with many partners, communities, and individuals to develop a variety of unforgettable music experiences.

Nevada Museum of Art

The Nevada Museum of Art, the state’s largest art museum, now features a colorful wayfinding program and donor recognition wall by Hunt Design.

Celebrate San Diego! The History & Heritage of San Diego’s Jewish Community

C&G Partners recently designed the exhibit Celebrate San Diego! The History & Heritage of San Diego’s Jewish Community. Interactive installations, immersive media, and interpretive graphics are used in the exhibition to chronicle the experiences of Jews in San Diego from 1850 until today.

Ideum's Interactive Dino Stomp

Bringing new technology to a well-established museum can be a daunting task.


WASHINGTON, DC—Experiences like museum exhibitions are evolving rapidly.


Bulgaria’s first children’s museum opens Oct. 1, with architectural design, exhibits and graphics, interiors, and signage and wayfinding by Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership.


Lorenc+Yoo Design's (Atlanta) master plan design for the Delta Flight Museum in Atlanta won the Graphis Design Annual 2016 Gold Award.


Unified Field (New York) created a suite of interactive experiences for the National World War II Museum's new Campaigns of Courage pavilion, The Road to Berlin.


Through its InsideOut project, the Akron Art Museum has reproduced more than 30 artworks from its collection and installed them in neighborhoods and parks throughout the city. Mactac (Stow, Ohio) provided the film and overlaminates used to create the reproductions.


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Mayer/Reed (Portland) was published in the March 2015 edition of Landscape Architecture magazine for its design of the Outdoor Adventure area at the Portland Children’s Museum.


Ann Neumann has joined the MIT Museum as Director of Galleries and Exhibitions.


The Peabody Essex Museum (Salem, Mass.) has commissioned internationally acclaimed artist Patrick Dougherty to create a site-specific installation of his Stickwork sculptures.


Bluecadet (Philadelphia) created two digital experiences at the new Saint John Paul II National Shrine in Washington, D.C.


The National Lighthouse Museum is set to open the first phase of inaugural exhibits designed by LHSA+DP for their Educational Resource Center.


LYD's work will populate the two hangers housing the Delta Airlines Flight Museum with aircraft from the Delta collection, including their pivotal cropduster.


Alin Tocmacov's critically acclaimed cultural projects and clients include the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa. Leslie Dann's clients have included Johnson & Johnson consumer brands.


Xibitz (Grand Rapids, Mich.) partnered with Lord Cultural Resources on the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library in Ce


WASHINGTON, DC – Museum directors, designers, technology integrators, architects, and media developers will converge in the world’s museum capital August 21-22 to explore how technology, s


The firm improved the overall visitor experience at the Amsterdam Tulip Museum, helping to increase attendance at the museum and revenue at the gift shop.


Bluecadet completely redesigned The Franklin Institute website with a focus on interactivity, excitement, and engagement and also updated and re-imagined the website’s overall visual aesthetic.


Pentagram’s Michael Bierut and team have created a new graphic installation for a stairwell at the Museum of the City of New York that pays tribute to the city, its people and their many ups and downs.


The Peabody Essex Museum (Salem, Mass.) presents California Design, 1930–1965: Living in a Modern Way, an exhibition of more than 250 mid-cent


Lucite International (Memphis and New York), owner of the LuciteLux acrylic brand, announced a partnership with


Holmes Wood (London) was featured as part of a new podcast series by the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Photo of Natural History Museum of Los Angeles exhibit signage

Carbone Smolan Agency (New York) partnered with the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County to bring t


Holmes Wood (London) has been appointed to work on the new Visitor Mapping Strategy for the American Museum of Natural

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Gallagher & Associates (Silver Spring, Md.) announced that Gallery One at the Cleveland Museum


Gallagher & Associates’ (Silver Spring, Md.) work on The Vault of the Secret Formula at th

Mockup of Children's Museum of Bulgaria

P-06 Atelier (Lisbon) recently completed museum projects in Portugal, including Aseptic White, exhibition work for the Pharmacy Museum in O


Alchemy Studio (Maplewood, N.J.) began work with The Australian Museum on exhibition projects for the museum&rsquo

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Poulin + Morris (New York) developed a comprehensive environmental graphic design program for The Natural History Museum of Utah in Salt La

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Pentagram (New York and Austin) Partner DJ Stout and his team in Austin created the identity for Lucy’s Fried Chicken, a new chicken joi


Gallagher & Associates (Silver Spring, Md.) announced the opening of the new Mob Museum: Las Vegas Museum of Organized Crime and Law En


Studio SC (Seattle) designed an environmental graphics program for the Museum of Flight’s new Space Gallery.

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Pentagram (New York) completed the identity and environmental graphics as part of the $3.5 million renovation of the National Academy Museum a

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Christie Microtiles (Cypress, Calif.) provided the 16-ft.-wide by 6-ft-tall array of MicroTile displays in the

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photograph of Cybelle Jones

Gallagher & Associates (Silver Spring, Md.) named Cybelle Jones principal in the firm.


Lord Cultural Resources (Toronto) has been contracted by the State of Bihar, India, to develop the master plan for a world-class museum on the evolu

Image of the Holmes Wood Studio staff

Holmes Wood (London) was featured as part of a new podcast series by the Victoria and Albert Museum. In Episode 7 of V&A Podcasts, Holmes Wood Principals Lucy Holmes and Alex Wood, along with Moira Gemmill (Director of Projects, Planning & Estate for the V&A and a member of the SEGD Board of Directors) were interviewed about their work on the museum’s wayfinding and information graphics.

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