Archive: Exhibit Technology

  • Educating Visitors through Hands-On Palm Oil Interactive

    July 24, 2019

    Click below to watch a video walkthrough of the Palm Oil Touchscreen Interactive A new exhibit focused on palm oil helps communicate a complicated story, while inspiring action for visitors at the Nashville Zoo. The newly opened exhibit Tiger Crossroads at the Nashville Zoo presents some of the most pressing threats to tiger populations, including […]

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  • New Exhibit Makes Front Page News!

    June 18, 2019

    Congratulations to John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove. We’re so happy to have been the exhibit developers and designers for such a fabulous project. We want to thank Universal Services Associates, Inc. (USA) for their great teamwork as our exhibit fabrication partners. The Museum is now open. Don’t miss an opportunity to experience John James […]

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  • New Museum at the National Shrine of Saint John Neumann

    May 28, 2019

    Gecko Group is pleased to have been part of a remarkable new exhibit project. Nestled in Philadelphia, within Saint Peter the Apostle Church is the National Shrine to Saint John Neumann. The Shrine has just completed a renovation project that has been years in the making. Part of this exciting renovation included a new 2,300 […]

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  • DEATH IN THE ICE
    The Mystery of the Franklin Expedition

    January 09, 2019

    Project Developed for Mystic Seaport Project Overview In late 2017, Gecko Group was brought on board to collaborate with the Mystic Seaport Museum on a traveling exhibition that would tell the story of the doomed Franklin Expedition. This new presentation would reimagine the exhibit created and toured by the Canadian Museum of History, in partnership […]

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  • Museum Watching: Are We Watching the Right Things? 

    November 05, 2018

    For the last few years PA Museums has published a list of what to watch in the year ahead. This annual December exercise has been both fun and humbling because no one knows what will really happen. Organizations and think tanks like the Center for the Future of Museums, devoted futurists, probably have it easier when it comes […]

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  • Best Practices for Interactive Exhibits

    November 05, 2018

    Let’s Talk About Interactive Exhibits… In this blog, we will review the best practice of touch screen and mechanical interactives. So, what exactly is an “interactive” exhibit? It can be defined in many ways, but the three main categories of interactive exhibits are: Digital Interactive Exhibits: Computer software driven by touch screen, projection, push buttons, […]

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  • The Andean Bear Exhibit is now open at the Nashville Zoo

    May 10, 2018

    2019 AZA Top Honors Exhibit Award About this project This multi species exhibit immerses visitors into a Peruvian village at the base of the Andes mountains where the elusive Andean bear calls home in the Cloud Forest. Through the architecture, exhibit design, and theming, visitors get a real feel for Peru – one of the most […]

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  • Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor
    Creating the Exhibit – Series 2 of 3

    January 16, 2018

    Protecting the Emperor’s Guard Showcasing the Warriors – Artifacts, Cases, and Platforms One of the most significant challenges in the creation of Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor was how to protect the over 160 ancient artifacts, including 10 terracotta figures, while giving visitors an up-close look at these remarkable pieces. The problem was made even more […]

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