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By Scott Burg
The Computer History Museum (CHM) is in the midst of an exciting phase of expansion and transformation. Within the next year CHM will launch a large-scale exhibition on software as well as a new Center for Software History, both of which are part of their larger software initiative and follow the June 2016 launch of Exponential, a center for entrepreneurship and innovation. 

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By Reed Redman
The Seattle Art Museum’s (SAM) Remix is a popular event which takes place at our downtown location twice a year, and the Olympic Sculpture Park every summer. With humble beginnings, the event started with a grant from the Wallace Foundation to explore and engage audiences ages 18–34. The aim was to produce a program that shifted the audience’s experience of an art institution and...
By Margaret Middleton
So your museum wants to welcome families with children. You already know that welcoming families better serves the community and it also increases visitorship as the youngest visitors today are the members and donors of tomorrow.
But where to begin? A great way to start is by consulting the experts. And when it comes to designing multigenerational social learning experiences...
By Adam Mikos
Cue the drum roll…. the winner of the 2014 WMA Charles Redd Award for Excellence in Exhibitions is The Oakland Museum of California!!
2014 was a terrific year for the Charles Redd Award! The exhibitions that were submitted were each incredibly exciting and compelling. From Alaska to Arizona, representing six different states, the geographical scope was very wide in presenting ideas...
By Christopher James Alexander
When my Getty colleagues and I embarked on the development of an architecture exhibition about the rapid evolution of one of the world’s most dynamic and influential cities, we had to embrace one harsh reality. People love to hate Los Angeles. Despite the fact that this region has inspired the creation of some of the most iconic structures of the twentieth century,...
Did you or a colleague create an innovative exhibit about the American West in 2013 or 2014? The Western Museums Association (WMA) is pleased to consider applications for the 2014 Charles Redd Annual Award honoring excellence for an exhibition that furthers the study and understanding of the American West. The Award is funded by the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young...
By Brandi Burns
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The “Remnants of Boise” interface

Remnants of Boise is a virtual tour that showcases Boise’s history in a unique and exciting manner. It is a legacy project of the BOISE 150, a City program led by the Boise City Department of Arts & History (A&H) to commemorate Boise’s sesquicentennial with signature events, projects, and promotions throughout 2013. Remnants...
The July 15th deadline is rapidly approaching!
The Western Museums Association (WMA) is pleased to consider applications for the 2013 Charles Redd Annual Award honoring excellence for an exhibition that furthers the study and understanding of the American West. The award is funded by the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University.
The competition recognizes outstanding...
By: Ann Craig
I am managing the design and construction of a new exhibition wing at the University of Oregon (UO) Museum of Natural and Cultural History  in Eugene, Oregon.  The project has been in the works since 2009. It’s my first big project as a museum professional and I’ve learned a great deal.  This post is a brief look the process so far and an attempt to get help from those of you with...
By: Marlow Hoffman
A year has passed since I shared my unemployment woes in the blog post, Will Work for Food: Curatorial Position and Cake Preferred.  Here is what has happened since then:
I have been living in Denver for 15 months.  This has allowed me to distance myself one more step from that hectic, albeit adventurous, stint in my life when my car donned license plates from three different...

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