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  1. Window on Collections, Our Universes, Our Peoples

    Window on Collections, Our Universes, Our Peoples

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    by Sarah Deanehan Published February 15 2010

    As one of the newest museums of the Smithsonian Institution, the National Museum of the American Indian was able to take advantage of some of the (then) newest technologies in its permanent exhibits. On a recent visit, I found that these technological...

  2. State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda

    State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda

    Review

    by Hannah Hamill Published February 15 2010

    It’s been a while since my last visit to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM), so I decided to come back for a visit to their year-old temporary exhibition "State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda." This exhibition balances...

  3. America by Air

    America by Air

    Review

    by Sara Eagin Published February 17 2010

    One of the newest exhibits at the Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum is “America by Air” a large permanent exhibit about the history of air travel in America. I have seen the exhibit several times, but for this visit I went...

  4. Donald W. Reynolds Education Center

    Donald W. Reynolds Education Center

    Review

    by Stephanie Fitzwater Published February 17 2010

    For people who know me, it’s not surprising to learn that Presidents Day is one of my favorite days of the year. I had visited Mt. Vernon a handful of times previously, but never with as much time or as much background knowledge from my museum...

  5. The Sant Ocean Hall

    The Sant Ocean Hall

    Review

    by Megan Southwood Published February 17 2010

    Media Creates Flow in the Sant Ocean Hall The Sant Ocean Hall is the newest and largest permanent exhibition at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. Although the exhibition opened in September 2008, and has already been the topic...

  6. Turning The Pages

    Turning The Pages

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    by Justine Roberts on March 24, 2010

    Touch any book you want, and make any paper document available to the public in a robust form appropriate for unfacilitated exploration. That is the promise of this fabulous technology pioneered by...

  7. Atmosphere - a new exhibition about climate science at the Science Museum, London

    Atmosphere - a new exhibition about climate science at the Science Museum, London

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    by Dave Patten on January 21, 2011

    This is a link to the promotional video we made for the new Atmosphere exhibition at the Science Museum, London. It gives a good idea of what the gallery looks like and an overview of the content...

  8. Thomas Jefferson Building

    Thomas Jefferson Building

    Review

    by theresa keefe Published February 17 2010

    When I am in an exhibition I have a burning desire to touch objects. I want to take a magnifying glass to them and scrutinize the surface. I want to know how and why it was made. I want to know what is soooo great about this object that it is under a...

  9. We the People: Family History Search

    We the People: Family History Search

    Review

    by Grace Weltner Published March 01 2011

    The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) does not shy away from frequent use of technology, its visitors are treated to technological interactives in almost every gallery. The Public Vault is a permanent exhibition that introduces the...

  10. Moving Beyond Earth

    Moving Beyond Earth

    Review

    by Erin Beasley Published March 01 2011

    This review will focus on the interactive technology within the exhibition, "Moving Beyond Earth," at the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) in Washington, D.C. This exhibition gives visitors the opportunity to explore human spaceflight and space...

  11. "Packing for the Unknown"

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    by Lauren Jaeger Published March 01 2011

    Whenever someone prepares for a trip—whether it is a short visit with relatives or an extended adventure in Europe—the question of what to pack must be considered. One must think about length of stay, weather, and the types of activities that will...

  12. Wanted

    Wanted

    Case Study

    by Kaia Landon Published March 05 2012

    Wanted was an attempt to get the community more involved with the museum by soliciting help identifying people, places, and things in photographs in the museum's collection. The exhibition included 50 photographs selected from photographs with the...

  13. Mind over Media: Are You More Powerful than Propaganda?

    Mind over Media: Are You More Powerful than Propaganda?

    Review

    by Shana Oltmans Published March 20 2012

    On numerous occasions I have visited museums or historic sites and thought about how much more powerful my visit would be if my tour guide was a person who lived through the event I was learning about. At the “State of Deception: The Power of Nazi...

  14. Stick it, Pointillism

    Stick it, Pointillism

    Case Study

    by Elin Roberts Published June 09 2012

    Description and goals: We wanted a large, communal artwork so that visitors were contributing to something larger than they would make alone. A 12 foot wide x 8 foot tall white board was projected with a famous pointillist painting by Georges...

  15. Fossil Mysteries / Misterios fósiles

    Fossil Mysteries / Misterios fósiles

    Case Study

    by Nan Renner Published June 21 2012

    Fossil Mysteries is about… The changing life and landscapes of one place through time— southern California and Baja California— from dinosaur times to the Ice Ages. Science is a process of asking questions and looking for answers. Look...