what will the museum of the future be like?
Last October The Museum Of Vancouver held a conference called “City Museums: Collisions/Connections" which focused on city museums and their engagement in city life. The conference's keynote speaker was urban planner Larry Beasley CM who presented “The City as Museum and the Museum as City”. Here Mr. Beasley looks at the city as a malleable place of collaboration where the museum could become an integral part of its development, approaching the city…Continue
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The United States Space Surveillance Network (USSSN) is a global array of sensor sites operating under the US Strategic Command, in partnership with space agencies of other nations. This network continuously identifies, catalogues and tracks a collection of approx. 21,000 artifacts orbiting the Earth.…Continue
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The night sky is a menagerie of time, filled with luminous, dislocated specimens like a cabinet of curiosities or a gallery of images from different eras....
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Considering the role that both accident and demolition play in the arts and sciences, it is surprising there are no museums devoted to their study and appreciation. …Continue
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It’s tempting to describe David Walsh’s Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) in Tasmania, and "The O,” its iPod Touch guide developed by Art Processors, in the polarized terms that the guide itself encourages visitors to assign the artworks on…Continue
Museums have been experimenting with augmentation like audio tours and mobile devices for years, but new apps point to an eventual content saturation where the world itself can be considered an exhibition and we are all its curators.…Continue
Added by m. w. burns on November 8, 2011 at 12:38pm — No Comments
So is that Vitrines or Showcases?
Ok so you have a new exhibition, museum or visitor centre that requires new glass display showcases or acrylic vitrines.
Now if you were paying attention you might have noticed that I can’t make up my mind whether to write museum display showcases or exhibition vitrines or both?
The reason for that is that in the UK we tend to call showcases made from glass “museum display…Continue
Added by Tamara De Schepper on September 22, 2011 at 1:05am — No Comments
Achieving the invisible museum display showcase or exhibition display vitrine has long been the aspiration or goal of museum designers, architects, curators and showcase manufactures. They all have a shared vision to display and communicate every day items along with extraordinary exhibits in their purest form without restriction or barrier.
From its very nature, once you place a piece…Continue
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Museum design is a worldwide language very much founded on communication and interpretation.
The museum designer has to fuse understanding,…Continue
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I have noticed a great rise of new buzzing eco talk in the studio here, so much so I thought it would be fun to write them down and post them on our blog here on museum3.
See if you know them all – I bet you don’t (bear in mind we are enormously inventive so I am pretty sure that some of these eco terms are a spur-of-the-moment fabricated designer lingua…Continue
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I am currently working with the Simon Morris Associates' exhibition team on a sustainable eco friendly museum design project. Yes, we are wearing our smart green thinking caps.
A project like this one presents us with an excellent opportunity to re-think & research our green & environmentally friendly services & sources, allowing us to develop an up to date outlook on the implementation of sustainable exhibition…
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Yes WE NEED YOUR LOVE...
We have been short-listed for the Art Fund Prize amongst some strong competition. The winner of the prestigious prize also gets to invest £100,000 into their organisation and in this our 50th year we would most welcome the additional funding to invest in maintaining our collections for future generations and increasing the great strides we have made in audience…Continue
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Last night we hosted One Night at the Museum!
An amazing partnership with the BBC History of the World Project and the amazing regional museum partners we have across Coventry and Warwickshire.
We hosted 10 of the regions most important objects in our covered court including an E Type Jag, Shakespeares Ring, a 500,000 year old hand…Continue
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