Industry Verticle - Exhibitions

Exhibitions?

Alexander McQueen Savage Beauty Exhibition at the V&A

We wouldn't dare pretend that this is a definitive list, but it is a list of the projects that the top exhibit designers see as influential and important projects that have helped to push the area of exhibition design forward. The breadth of projects that were submitted was amazing.

Exhibitions Articles

Freedom Rides Museum, photo credit Freedom Rides Museum
5 African American Museums and Cultural Centers

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Black History Month continues into March here at SEGD! In this article we explore five museums and cultural centers featuring different aspects of African American history—from slave ships to the civil rights movement, and from the Underground Railroad to free Black communities. Each of these organizations face their own unique challenges, especially in this time of pandemic. Read on to discover how designers can—and have—helped these institutions by designing experiences to engage visitors and generate greater public interest in the museum’s missions.

National Museum of African American Music
National Museum of African American Music
Louis Armstrong Center, photo courtesy of C&G Partners
Louis Armstrong House Museum and Visitors Center

Thoughts and Opinions

A Week Seen Through My Lens—Lucy Holmes
A Week Seen Through My Lens

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I don’t usually do repeat visits to exhibitions; I get visually saturated quite quickly.

Design To Go
Design To Go—Spain Part II
Design To Go
Design To Go—Spain Part I

Explore SEGD Award Winners

Death in the Ice: The Mystery of the Franklin Expedition
Death in the Ice—The Mystery of the Franklin Expedition
Bodies in Motion
Bodies in Motion
Who We Are: Visualizing NYC by the Numbers
Who We Are: Visualizing NYC by the Numbers
The Incas, Treasures of Peru
The Incas, Treasures of Peru

SEGD Talks - Exhibitions videos

Emerging Designer Haiku #2: An Exhibition Two Decades Since 9/11 Attacks at Stuyvesant High School, Lior Gensler
Emerging Designer Haiku #2: An Exhibition Two Decades Since 9/11 Attacks at Stuyvesant High School, Lior Gensler
Creating Meaningful Experiences - Ben Gilmartin
Ben Gilmartin - Creating Meaningful Experiences

Exhibitions EGD Firms

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Exhibitions News

Greenwood Rising's Journey Toward Racial Reconciliation: Community Commitments
Local Projects has partnered with the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission to create Greenwood Rising

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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
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.

Exhibitions EGD Events

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2018 SEGD XLAB