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Topic: Culture Subtopic: General

Case Study

of an Exhibit

by Kevin Winters

Published on January 11, 2009, Modified on January 12, 2009

  • Museum: Heard Museum Focus: Culture

  • Description and goals

    The 2005 reinstallation of the Heard Museum’s permanent collection was a $7.6 million project that required the remodel and redesign of 21,000 square feet of interior and exterior exhibition spaces, including the integration of new technologies and interactive elements. The design team was charged with accommodating 2000 unique objects of different sizes and varying environmental requirements into the exhibition, as well as incorporating several interactive computer stations, while providing visitors with a feeling of openness and light.

  • Exhibit Opened: 2005

  • Location: Phoenix , AZ, United States

  • Estimated Cost: Over $50,000 (US)

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