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  1. From Memory to Action: Meeting the Challenge of Genocide

    From Memory to Action: Meeting the Challenge of Genocide

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    by Kayleigh Bryant Published February 28 2011

    "Audio, Visual, and Social Media Tools to Explore Genocide." At the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum (Holocaust Museum) on the second floor at the Wexner Center is the exhibition learning center for "From Memory to Action: Meeting the Challenge of...

  2. 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...

  3. Moving Beyond Earth

    Moving Beyond Earth

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    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...

  4. Echoes of the Past: The Buddhist Cave Temples of Xiangtangshan

    Echoes of the Past: The Buddhist Cave Temples of Xiangtangshan

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    by Timothy Rhue II Published March 01 2011

    “In Echoes of the Past, ancient sculptural masterpieces are united with a set of innovative digital components, including a video installation that offers an immersive, kinetic re-creation of one of the largest stone temples.” So claims the...

  5. "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...

  6. America I AM: The African American Imprint

    America I AM: The African American Imprint

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    by Kara Hershorin Published March 02 2011

    Last year I passed up a chance to visit the blockbuster exhibition, Terra Cotta Warriors. Determined not to miss another epic exhibit, I visited the award-winning touring show America I AM: The African American Imprint at the National Geographic...

  7. National Museum of African Art

    National Museum of African Art

    Review

    by Kaili Lockbeam Published March 02 2011

    I visited the National Museum of African Art where I found numerous examples of technology in use. The museum has explored the use of technology in almost every gallery incorporating touch screens and slideshows into most of the exhibits. They have...

  8. 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...

  9. Degas and the Nude multimedia tour

    Degas and the Nude multimedia tour

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    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...

  10. Talk To Me

    Talk To Me

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    by Eric Siegel Published November 06 2011

    Paola Antonelli, who created Talk to Me at MOMA, broadcasts on a different channel than I can pick up with my antennae. Her last exhibition at MOMA, "Design and the Elastic Mind" infuriated me because of its self-congratulatory tone, its incoherence,...

  11. The Art of Video Games

    The Art of Video Games

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    by Liz Fort Published March 20 2012

    While I am no gamer, I had been eagerly awaiting the opening of The Art of Video Games (TAVG) at the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) for several months. Why would a non-gamer be so excited, you ask? Well, the release of a couple of trailers...

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

    Mind over Media: Are You More Powerful than Propaganda?

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    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...

  13. Campo Band of Kumeyaay Indians

    Campo Band of Kumeyaay Indians

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    by Gabriela Lujan Published March 20 2012

    The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) has an ongoing exhibition titled "Our Lives: Contemporary Life and Identities." It presents reflections on contemporary Native American identity through content developed and created by Native...

  14. Making Sense of Modern Art Mobile

    Making Sense of Modern Art Mobile

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    by Katie Schoorl Published March 21 2012

    At the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, art comes alive through their free mobile multimedia tour called Making Sense of Modern Art Mobile. More advanced and stimulating than a normal audio tour, the museum uses iPod Touch devices to present...

  15. At Home in the White House

    At Home in the White House

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    by Danielle Weaver Published March 21 2012

    The Renwick Gallery is located just a stone’s throw away from the White House and currently has the exhibition Something of Splendor Decorative Arts from the White House on view. This exhibition provides the rare opportunity to experience life at the...