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Ed Rodley

  • What I do, where I work

  • Associate Director of Integrated Media
    Peabody Essex Museum

Positions

  • Exhibit Developer at Museum of Science, Boston

  • Associate Director of Integrated Media at Peabody Essex Museum

Website(s)

Recent publications & presentations

  • Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination

    Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination

    Case Study

    by Ed Rodley Published March 07 2008

    The Museum of Science, Boston, in collaboration with Lucasfilm, Ltd. created a national traveling exhibition on science and technology themes depicted in the Star Wars movies. The exhibition builds upon the popular attraction of the Star Wars movies to...

  • The Museum of Old and New Art

    The Museum of Old and New Art

    Review

    by Ed Rodley Published September 16 2012

    The following is a condensed version of a review, sans many, many photos, posted in three parts at http://exhibitdev.wordpress.com/2012/08/20/australia-mona-revolutionary-and-not/ Not since the Museum of Jurassic Technology (MJT) has one...

  • Wonders of Ancient Mesopotamia

    Wonders of Ancient Mesopotamia

    Review

    by Ed Rodley Published September 16 2012

    While I was at the Melbourne Museum, I saw the “Wonders of Ancient Mesopotamia” exhibition from the British Museum. This review was originally posted at...

  • Degas and the Nude multimedia tour

    Degas and the Nude multimedia tour

    Review

    by Ed Rodley Published October 19 2011

    (excerpted from a longer review with links, originally posted at http://exhibitdev.wordpress.com/2011/10/16/review-degas-and-the-nude-multimedia-guide/) As part of their expansion last year, MFA rolled out what I think is still the world’s-largest...

  • Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

    Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

    Review

    by Ed Rodley Published February 23 2011

    Here's a longish review I wrote about my visit to Tuol Sleng last week. It's a former high school-turned Khmer Rouge interrogation center/prison which is now preserved as a museum and memorial to the 20-30,000 people who died there in the four years...

  • Scapes

    Scapes

    Review

    by Ed Rodley Published October 21 2010

    Scapes is a two-way visitor created audio experience which uses the phone’s location-sensing ability to tag visitor comments to a particular spot in the sculpture garden. When you launch the app, it locates you, and offers you two choices; Listen or...

  • more accessible Wentzscope

    more accessible Wentzscope

    Bit

    by Ed Rodley on February 11, 2010

    Bud Wentz's monocular microscopes are a staple feature of science center/natural history interactives. Having just seen another one with a broken slide tray mechanism and a wonky viewing angle, I thought...

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