Party Lines—The Story Behind the Story

Illuminating the past through storytelling We have enjoyed working with Freedom Historical Society and Saving Stories to create an exhibit on the History of the Telephone. One of the most interesting aspects of developing an exhibit is the process of illustrating the main story bring you to the point where you discover the story behind […]

Exhibit Design Concepts and the Guilty Party

We presented the design of an interactive exhibit at a unique event. This multi-touch gestural interface exhibit uses the Blackstone River as a metaphor for change; visitors learn about how the mills changed the historical landscape of Woonsocket, RI. The interface allows multiple users to access a series of maps tapping into video interviews and […]

Plymouth exhibit put to the test at History Camp

Plymouth 1620-2020 will receive a peer review at History Camp Boston 2016. This gathering of curators, professors, librarians and archivists is based on the international BarCamp idea which originated in the tech industry. This forum for participant-generated content and discussion is an “unconference”. We will ask participants to consider the question: Would the Wampanoag Nation […]