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  1. Tour of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

    Tour of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

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    by Jim Spadaccini on February 03, 2010

    A 10 minute well-produced video tour of the dinosaurs at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science. Toward the end of the video you can go behind the scenes and see how they prepare some...

  2. Request for Proposals - Exhibit Planning & Design Services

    Request for Proposals - Exhibit Planning & Design Services

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    by Beth Demke on October 01, 2014

    Gateway to Science has released a Request for Proposals for Exhibit Planning & Design Services for a new children's science center to be constructed in Bismarck, North Dakota. The RFP can be found online...

  3. searching for magic in a museum context - question

    searching for magic in a museum context - question

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    by Kasia Warpas on August 20, 2010

    Dear Friends, For the purpose of my PhD on “Exploring interactive play environments for cross-generational child learning through meaningful interaction”, I'm looking for examples, artists, exhibitions...

  4. Children Learn about Art at the National Gallery of Art

    Children Learn about Art at the National Gallery of Art

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    by Megan Southwood on March 05, 2010

    The National Gallery of Art in Washington DC is committed to making art accessible to children through film, storytelling, performances and hands-on studio workshops. Through the NGA Kids Program...

  5. Bringing the Outside into an Exhibition

    Bringing the Outside into an Exhibition

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    by Megan Southwood on March 05, 2010

    The National Geographic Museum set up bird feeders outside of the ground floor “Birds of North America” exhibition in 2009 so that visitors could view them from mock bird-viewing houses within the exhibit...

  6. What methods or training opportunities exist for expanding creative skillsets in the realm of exhibition development?

    What methods or training opportunities exist for expanding creative skillsets in the realm of exhibition development?

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    by Christyna Solhan on September 10, 2012

    I’m a young museum professional working in the Office of Exhibits at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in DC. As I look toward my own professional development as an exhibit developer...

  7. Question: tools for web-based virtual exhibits?

    Question: tools for web-based virtual exhibits?

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    by Ted Strauss on October 12, 2011

    I am working to create a virtual exhibit about traditional Inuit music for a museum in northern Canada. Can anyone recommend software that can be used to create multimedia-rich exhibit websites? The...