Museum Planning, Science Center, Starting A New Museum

Science Pop

6 Comments 10 September 2013

One destination science center or 100 small community based science centers ?

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Exhibition Design, Museum Planning, Science Center

Science Center Exhibition Design – Part I

4 Comments 02 December 2012

I believe, Science Centers are the most progressive "type" of museum and their exhibition design differentiates science centers from other types of museums.

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Museum Governance, Science Center

Calif. Science Center Sued For Nixing Intelligent Design Film – Law Blog – WSJ

No Comments 31 December 2009

Calif. Science Center Sued For Nixing Intelligent Design Film – Law Blog – WSJ Posted using ShareThis

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Museum Business Planning, Museum Governance, Science Center

Museum Director Files Law Suit

No Comments 01 December 2009

I love news articles like this, it gives you an insiders view of the museum world – Mark Walhimer By T.J. Greaney From the Columbia Tribune Link to Article “A former executive director of the YouZeum, Gwen Robbins, is suing the interactive science center, claiming breach of contract and defamation. In a petition filed this [...]

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Science Center, Starting A New Museum

Museum of Science and History reopens Friday

No Comments 17 November 2009

From the Star-Telegram “These and many other jaw-dropping interactive experiences await when the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History opens its doors Friday, marking the start of a new era in the museum’s history. What began in 1945 as the Fort Worth Children’s Museum has evolved into a dazzling 166,000-square-foot, $80 million state-of-the-art complex [...]

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Museum Architecture, Science Center

Connecticut Science Center Sues Its Architect

No Comments 09 November 2009

By JEFFREY B. COHEN The Hartford Courant HARTFORD — – The Connecticut Science Center has filed suit against the world-renowned architectural firm that designed it, seeking at least $10 million and claiming that architects at Pelli Clarke Pelli designed an iconic roof that was “structurally unsound.”

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Museum Architecture, Science Center

Connecticut Science Center by Pelli

No Comments 09 November 2009

by Michael J. Crosbie Architecture Week The Connecticut Science Center is a new architectural showpiece in the city of Hartford, Connecticut, designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects. The design expresses themes that have been part of Cesar Pelli’s oeuvre for many years: the importance of public space and its role in the city.

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Science Center

New Adventure Science Center exhibit awaits exploration

No Comments 09 November 2009

By Nicole Young THE TENNESSEAN Middle Tennesseans are invited to take a walk through the stars, see sunspots and solar flares up close or challenge someone to a race through the cosmos this weekend at the Adventure Science Center’s new exhibit, opening today.

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Interactive Exhibit Philosophy, Science Center

Follow up to an Open Letter

No Comments 03 November 2009

Photo and project posted to Make Projects by Sean Michael Ragan By Mark Walhimer Bangkok, Thailand On Monday I posted an Open Letter about the creating an online database of Science Center exhibits.  The more I think about the issue the more I realize that there is already an existing model; Maker Projects.  I continue [...]

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Museum Planning, Museum Resources, Science Center

An Open Letter

1 Comment 02 November 2009

By Mark Walhimer Bangkok, Thailand I am enjoying the clarity distance offers. It seems that from the other side of the world I have a better view of the condition of Science Centers in the United States. I have posted my predictions 2010, 2011, 2012. Why don’t we have standards in Science Centers? In 1997 [...]

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