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

National Museum of African American Music
National Museum of African American Music

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Two new museums, one overarching goal: to present the history and influence of African American music to audiences in fun and engaging ways. The National Museum of African American Music in Nashville paints a comprehensive picture of all different types of Black music.

Louis Armstrong Center, photo courtesy of C&G Partners
Louis Armstrong House Museum and Visitors Center
Planet Word: The World's First Voice Activated Museum Photo credit: Planet Word
Planet Word: The World's First Voice Activated Museum

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

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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

Jeffrey Dumo + Hoa Tong: Connecting Customers
Optimizing Exhibits for Digital/Physical Balance Dialogue
Optimizing Exhibits for Digital/Physical Balance Dialogue

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Exhibitions News

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.

 Color-Ad Projects Receives Multiple Awards in the Indoor Exhibit Category of the 2020 National Asso
Color-Ad Projects Receives Multiple Awards in the Indoor Exhibit Category of the 2020 National Association for Interpretation Media Competition

The Color-Ad team had a banner year installing over a dozen interpretive exhibit experiences across the globe, three of which placed in the top three spots in the National Association for Interpretation’s Interpretive Media Competition. This year’s results for the indoor exhibits category are as follows:

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