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A Quick Trip to the Nascar Hall of Fame

"In short, I was impressed. Glory Road, the sweeping exhibit that greets fans as they enter the museum’s Great Hall, features 18 classic Nascar vehicles parked on a track whose banking gradually increases as the cars progress into the modern era. It’s the museum’s green flag, in a sense, and it offers a neat snapshot of the history of stock car racing. Not surprisingly, cars from the sport’s earlier decades — back when they actually looked like stock cars, in other words — were the highlights."

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Tobias Wong

“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 …

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Field Museum’s opens Climate Change Exhibition

Field Museum’s focus on climate change :: CHICAGO SUN-TIMES :: Lifestyles. “The exhibit and the plan provide a call to action on climate change,” said the Nature Conservancy’s Bob Moseley, speaking Friday at a joint launch for the show and the Climate Action Plan for Nature he helped create. “But …

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Crowdsourcing design: what will this mean for museums?

Reprinted fromSocial Media and Cultural Communication: http://nlablog.wordpress.com/2009/07/17/crowdsourcing-design-what-will-this-mean-for-museums/ “Across the online environment, there is growing engagement with user-generated content which impacts on designers as they move from sole author and producer to facilitators of the design process. User-driven and open innovation models of collaboration are impacting on the design and development …

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Magic Wave by Artist Reuben Margolin

“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 …

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Artists, Science and Museums on LinkedIn

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 Software

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 …

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