Elbow Productions Celebrates Opening of ‘Meet Vincent Van Gogh’
Elbow Productions Celebrates Opening of ‘Meet Vincent Van Gogh’
How does a museum satisfy the clamour for a sighting of its key exhibits on the other side of the world, when they are too precious, fragile or in-demand to travel?  That was the conundrum facing Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum in China, where an insatiable appetite for Vincent's... 
Naval Museum Gunship Commemorates Gallipoli with Centre Screen AV
Naval Museum Gunship Commemorates Gallipoli with Centre Screen AV
Following a recent £2.5 million restoration, funded by HLF, the First World War gunship HMS M.33 opened last week with a day of events to mark the occasion. Part of the National Royal Navy Museum at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, the official opening to the public of the... 
Squint/Opera Animations on View at Milan Expo 2015
Squint/Opera Animations on View at Milan Expo 2015
Squint/Opera recently completed a collaboration with artist Wolfgang Buttress to create a series of digital installations and integrated graphic applications for the UK pavilion at the Milan Expo 2015, Italy, which opened 1 May. The behaviour and living environment of bees,... 
TOR Systems to Open at Courtauld Gallery
TOR Systems to Open at Courtauld Gallery
The Courtauld Gallery is one of the finest small museums in the world, famous for its Impressionist and Post-Impressionist masterpieces and an acclaimed programme of temporary exhibitions.   TOR Systems, based in Stoke on Trent, have now announced that their ticketing... 
PSJ Fabrications Launches “The Guardian” Museum Cabinet
PSJ Fabrications Launches “The Guardian” Museum Cabinet
Following three years of development work, Bedford-based company PSJ Fabrications is now launching their range of "Guardian" bespoke collection cabinets for museums. The company, leading specialists in sheet metal design, fabrication & finishing, have been producing... 
Artem SFX Provides “Hands-on” Longbow Experience at New Mary Rose Museum
Artem SFX Provides “Hands-on” Longbow Experience at New Mary Rose Museum
Artem SFX, an award-winning physical special effects company, has developed and built a pair of interactive longbows to be included in the new Mary Rose Museum which recently opened to the public at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. It is one of the many interactives available... 
Kvorning Design Creates a Complete Experience for Europe’s Newest Aquarium
Kvorning Design Creates a Complete Experience for Europe’s Newest Aquarium
Denmark's £80 million new National Aquarium, dubbed the Blue Planet, has now opened just outside Copenhagen.  Inspired by the shape of water in endless motion, the unique building is shaped as a great whirlpool, located on an elevated headland towards the sea, binding... 
Maritime Museum and Rackline Transform New Archive
Maritime Museum and Rackline Transform New Archive
British archive storage manufacturer, Rackline, played a key role in the transformation of London’s National Maritime Museum, by providing the racking for archive storage in the new Sammy Ofer Wing. As part of the museum’s three-year, £36.5 million redevelopment project,... 
Studio MB Fascinate Scotland with Mummies Exhibition
Studio MB Fascinate Scotland with Mummies Exhibition
Designers Studio MB are delighted with the success of their latest museum exhibition commission, Fascinating Mummies, at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh.  The exhibition allows visitors to look beyond the beauty of Egyptian artefacts on display to understand... 
Kvorning Design Opens London Office
Kvorning Design Opens London Office
Kvorning Design & Communication, based in Copenhagen, has now opened an office in London.  Their new location will get them closer to customers and prospects in the extremely exciting and fast-paced world of UK museums. Kvorning were the lead designer for English Heritage's... 
ATS Heritage Launch ‘Free App’ Competition for Museums
ATS Heritage Launch ‘Free App’ Competition for Museums
ATS Heritage, one of the UK's leading suppliers of audio guides, video guides and interactive tours to the museum and heritage industry, are launching a Free App competition for museums and heritage organisations in the UK.  Institutions based in the UK have until 31 May... 
Casson Mann Design Tribute to Extraordinary Heroes
Casson Mann Design Tribute to Extraordinary Heroes
The new Lord Ashcroft Gallery, ‘Extraordinary Heroes’, which has opened at the Imperial War Museum this month, was designed by London design consultancy, Casson Mann. The new gallery displays the world’s largest collection of Victoria and George Crosses, many of which... 
IGNITION Takes Flight in Bristol
IGNITION Takes Flight in Bristol
IGNITION -- the multidisciplinary design agency -- has just completed the design, build and installation of a 200 square metre temporary exhibition called FLIGHT at Bristol Museum and Art Gallery. The exhibition is part of the BAC 100 Celebrations marking the centenary of...