Tagged with "music"

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  1. Pictures of Sound

    Pictures of Sound

    Case Study

    by David Bailey Published June 25 2007

    One of the toughest challenges we had working on the Wild Music exhibition was adhering to our goal of creating exhibits that were accessible to visually impaired people. Knowing that the primary activity for many of the exhibits would be listening to...

  2. Wild Music: Sounds & Songs of Life

    Wild Music: Sounds & Songs of Life

    Case Study

    by Wendy Pollock Published April 10 2007

    Wild Music explores evidence for the biological origins of music through highly interactive exhibits and exceptional sound experiences—and in the process, expands our understandings of what makes music.

  3. Jukebox Memories

    Jukebox Memories

    Case Study

    by Jim Spadaccini Published December 05 2007

    Jukebox Memories is a computer-based exhibit that plays #1 hit songs from the years 1955 to 1995. It was originally developed as part of the Exploratorium's Memory exhibition. A simple "question and answer" format was developed to keep visitors...

  4. Playing the Building: An Installation by David Byrne

    Playing the Building: An Installation by David Byrne


    by Beth Redmond-Jones Published June 21 2008

    I was recently in New York and remembered hearing about David Byrne's sound installation at the Battery Maritime Building. Since we had time to spare before our ferry to Staten Island arrived, my family and I took some time to check this out and I'm...

  5. Giant Marimba

    Giant Marimba


    by Joanna Fisher on April 08, 2010

    This is a real Marimba at Discovery Gateway in SLC, UT, but it applies all 7 of the characteristics of family learning as identified in the PISEC study. And it really works -- Family groups and different...

  6. Looking at Music 3.0

    Looking at Music 3.0


    by Amanda Salles Published March 27 2011

    Sounds blaring from every display, each wall obnoxiously painted in a different “tasteless” color, no benches allowing a quiet personal reflective moment…The exhibit, Looking at Music 3.0 at New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), is nothing if...