Archive: Project Management

  • 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 Exhibit Explores the Rich History and Lasting Legacy of the National Aquarium

    May 30, 2019

    Gecko Group is thrilled to share a recently opened exhibit. The History and Legacy exhibit at the National Aquarium tells its storied history. The exhibit explores the Aquarium’s humble beginnings in a 1873 research station. It connects that history to the iconic modern facility on Piers 3 & 4 in Baltimore. The exhibit shares stories […]

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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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  • Download our Zoo and Aquarium Portfolio

    September 24, 2018

    Gecko Group is a communications and design firm with over 25 years experience working with zoos and aquariums. We are collaborative professionals who work to understand the needs of your audience and how to translate that into unique, intuitive, and fun visitor experiences. Within this portfolio, you will find projects relating to the following services: […]

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  • An Exhibit 2,000 Years in the Making

    August 18, 2017

    An extraordinary exhibit over 2,000 years in the making, Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor is a collaboration between The Franklin Institute (Philadelphia) and the Pacific Science Center (Seattle). Gecko Group and Universal Services Associates, Inc. are the design/build team that brought this remarkable project to life. The exhibit explores the science behind China’s ancient […]

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  • UPenn Unfolds a New Strategy for Social Impact

    July 20, 2015

    The Center for Social Impact Strategy is a new university-wide research and action organization focused on uncovering and supporting the most innovative approaches to creating public value. Located in Penn’s School of Social Policy and Practice, the Center’s work will be guided by the overarching objective to develop a deeper understanding of the distinctive strategies […]

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  • African Penguins Make a Splash at the Maryland Zoo

    September 27, 2014

    The Maryland Zoo is home to one of North America’s largest breeding colonies of African penguins and plays a key role in the conservation of this threatened species. The new state-of-the-art exhibit, opening September 2014, will provide an enhanced natural environment designed to reflect the South African home of these unique coastal birds. Designed by […]

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  • The Meadow Garden at Longwood is Open!

    June 18, 2014

    After years of planning, developing, imagining, collaborating, writing, designing, rewriting, redesigning, and hiking the meadow at Longwood Gardens, it is finally open. Come see the beautiful Meadow Garden and Webb Farmhouse & Galleries. It’s breathtaking and inspiring. We’re so pleased to have been a part of this incredible project. More photos to come as we […]

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  • The Grape Discovery Center

    January 02, 2014

    A Growing Story….New Exhibit Opens to Rave Reviews! The Concord Grape Belt Heritage Association Discovery Center’s new home was once a car dealership in the midst of the Lake Erie Grape Belt. Working closely with the board of directors and exhibition committee, Gecko Group helped transform the interpretive exhibit space into a vibrant visitor attraction. […]

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