Posts Tagged “Exhibits”

Upcoming Book – Fostering Empathy Through Museums

Seth Frankel, Studio Tectonic’s principal, is a contributing author to a new professional book entitled Fostering Empathy Through Museums. Published by Rowman & Littlefield, the book release is scheduled for Spring, 2016, around the time of the American Alliance of Museums conference. For more about the book from the editor Elif Gokcigdem, please go to: Fostering Empathy Book Seth’s […]

AAM Session Accepted : Empathy & Evil: Moving Beyond ‘Good-guy/Bad-guy’ Narratives

Seth Frankel is leading a panel at the May, 2016 AAM Conference in Washington DC. The session title is Empathy & Evil: Moving Beyond ‘Good-guy/Bad-guy’ Narratives. Seth will be presenting with colleagues Mark Katrikh (Museum of Tolerance, CA), Dr. Adam Nilsen (Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, CA) and Sarah Pharaon (International Coalition of Sites of Conscience, NYC). […]

Tips on Use of a Multiple Languages in Exhibits

Wide ranging cultural institutions often wrestle with when and how to use multiple languages in their exhibitions. As well they should. Any institution, except for those in the most homogenous areas, need to be asking how their use of language embraces, pushes away or ignores visitor needs. This is also not a static analysis but rather important […]

Best of Papers – 8th International Conference of Museums for Peace

Seth Frankel’s paper Sierra Leone Peace Museum: A Remembrance of Violence, Peace and Rebuilding was recently published as a Best Conference Papers by the No Gun Ri International Peace Foundation in South Korea. Studio Tectonic is pleased to have been able to participate and been recognized for its work about this important museum. Click HERE to […]

Museums for Peace – ST Featured on The Evergreen Mind

The Evergreen Mind Blog, at The Evergreen State College, recently featured Seth Frankel’s work in creating museums of peace. Here’s an excerpt and link… http://blogs.evergreen.edu/evergreenmind/seth-frankel/ “Few stories are harder than the stories Seth Frankel ’93 designs and develops into exhibitions for museums across the country. As principal of his Colorado-based exhibition design firm, Studio Tectonic, he’s […]

Broncos Superbowl Museum Wager!

If you haven’t heard, the Denver Art Museum and the Seattle Art Museum have wagered on the Superbowl. The winning team’s museum will be temporarily loaned a work depicting the vanquished mascot. So, in the spirit of all things Superbowl and Denver, Studio Tectonic is making itself available, pro bono, to design the winning exhibition to […]

The Anti-Cartoon : Screenless Animations

It’s unavoidable that we think in animations. We’ve watched them for decades. Video screens at home and in museums are the norm. In a recent exhibition on earthquakes located at the Hatfield Marine Science Center, Studio Tectonic worked with Pacific Studio, the project fabricator, to develop an animation-like interactive without the electrical cord. Why? The […]