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A Magical Tour Through NGX Interactive: Part One

Storytelling holds a mirror up to the world. While the GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums) industry is rooted in history and facts, storytelling is an integral part of the museum experience, for stories are what connect us as human…

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Travels in Inspiration: Alcatraz

Whether you know it as the current National Park Service Museum, the former U.S. Federal Penitentiary, or the Azkaban of the Muggle World, Alcatraz is an iconic American landmark that attracts millions of tourists from around the world each year.…

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To VR or Not to VR?

Anyone remember Avatar? A rainforest planet of lovable blue aliens battling for survival against hater earthling-invaders? A blockbuster benchmark in CG animation? A groundbreaking 3D production? If you’re thinking, kind-of-not-really, or, vaguely-but-who-cares, you’re not alone.  While the 2009 sci-fi epic…

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Travels in Inspiration

A lucky perk of working in the museum industry is the natural cross over between work and play. This summer, I travelled with my family to London, England for a week of theatre, history, and museums. I soaked up an…

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Socializing with Technology

In museums today, technology is no longer a stranger in a strange land. Digital exhibits now fit in seamlessly alongside the traditional dioramas, specimens, artwork and artifacts to enhance the whole learning experience without feeling awkward or out of place…