Project Management

Creating a Traveling Exhibition

4 Comments 17 October 2011

For the last year, I have been working as the project manager, of a new traveling exhibition and have learned many lessons and would like to share some of my experiences in, "how to create a traveling exhibition".

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Project Management

“Alcatraz: Life on the Rock” at Ellis Island

No Comments 11 October 2011

The "Alcatraz: Life on the Rock" traveling exhibition opened at Ellis Island October 1st and was featured in the New York Times.

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Museum Planning, Project Management

Museum Planning Template

No Comments 10 August 2011

The National Park Services's, Harper's Ferry Center has created the "Exhibit Planner Template". A freely distributable template that runs on Filemaker for Mac or PC and "helps exhibit teams manage content elements and keep track of project goals, quality factors, and project requirements related to content."

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Project Management

Working Big to Small

No Comments 15 August 2010

When I am working on a project I am always thinking “Big to Small”.  What are the big things that need to be finished before I can move onto the smaller and then smaller tasks.  It is all to easy to get tied up in the smaller tasks at the start of a project, so [...]

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Art, Inspiration

Tobias Wong

No Comments 27 June 2010

“Killer Ring” By Tobias Wong, Photo Courtesy the New York Times I was saddened to hear of the passing of Tobias Wong. Tobias was a young artist / designer living in New York City. Tobias blurred the lines between Art and Design and made us more aware of the american consumer culture. http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2010/06/27/style/20100627WONG.html http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/27/fashion/27Wong.html

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Art, Kinetic Sculpture

Magic Wave by Artist Reuben Margolin

No Comments 17 March 2010

“The “Magic Wave” at the Swiss Science Center Technorama is one of the most complex kinetic sculptures in the world and the masterpiece of the artist Reuben Margolin from California. A net of 450 aluminium bars is transformed into a dynamic wave landscape powered by a marvellous mechanical mechanism that turns 4 circular movements into [...]

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Art, Kinetic Sculpture

Artists, Science and Museums on LinkedIn

No Comments 17 March 2010

I have started a group on LinkedIn called “Artists, Science and Museums”. Click to join LinkedIn Link: http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=2869188 A networking group for artists, designers and museum professionals working in the field of Science Centers and Children’s Museums to share ideas about incorporating sculpture into science exhibitions.

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Museum Planning, LLC, Project Management

Museum Planning Software

No Comments 23 February 2010

Below is a list of the software I use. I use a MacBook Pro, travel often so like having the laptop.  In the studio have two Mac design workstations and an office computer. Design: Sketchup – Free, 3D drawing software Tux Paint – Free, Great for doing a quick sketches VectorWorks – Drafting Photoshop – [...]

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Art, Inspiration

My Heros

No Comments 20 January 2010

Antoine Predock skiing on the roof of one of his buildings. I am sitting on the deck in Ubud, Bali, thinking “who are my heroes?”.  Below is a short list.  They all are: Free thinkers Live life as an adventure Keep trying, keep pushing Have managed to change the discipline of Art and design. -Mark [...]

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Art Museum, Exhibition Reviews, Project Management

2009 in Review: Museum Exhibitions – ARTINFO.com

No Comments 01 January 2010

Review of 2009 Art Exhibitions 2009 in Review: Museum Exhibitions – ARTINFO.com

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