More stories about Exhibitions

  • Building Reflects Life Inside

    More than 800 free-flying tropical and native butterflies dart about the Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden, Rochester, N.Y. Part of the Strong National Museum of Play’s $37 million expansion, the garden’s unique roof spans are reminiscent of butterflies’ graceful wings, making the facility itself an...

  • Innovative Townhomes Provide New Housing Model for Phoenix

    2008 Evergreen Awards First Place Winner.

  • Art Museum Upgraded

    Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, upgraded its Bowdoin College Museum of Art to care for its valuable art collection.

  • Green Is A Way Of Life

    When I was in college I often absorbed myself in my classes by trying to find examples of the subject matter in my everyday life. For example, while taking a geology class I pointed out types of rocks to my friends when walking through campus. Yes, they teased me, but I got an A in the class. I...

  • A Boston Non-Profit Inspires Ecological Stewardship

    Boston's Artists for Humanities EpiCenter intimates its historic Boston neighborhood while clearly expressing its artistic, green sensibility.

  • Historic Museum Is Certified Green

    Franklin D. Roosevelt's Little White House Museum is commissioned two years after achieving LEED Silver certification.

  • Desert Museums Stress Natural Resource Dependence

    Two green museums in California educate visitors about the connection between water and life.

  • Chicago Museum of Science and Industry's Smart Home Demonstrates Urban Life Lived Sustainably

    From a green roof to bamboo flooring and everywhere in between, the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry's show house demonstrates urban life lived sustainably.

  • Lighting of Valuable Objects

    Light is a common cause of damage to paintings, drawings, books, artifacts, and virtually all types of historic and archival collections. It can cause paper to bleach, yellow, or darken, and it can weaken and embrittle the cellulose fibers that make up paper. It can also cause base materials and...