Exhibit Fabrication

Auburn University Aquatic Resource Management Center

The public lobby of the Aquatic Resource Management Center at Auburn University is designed to be a welcoming blend of nature, technology and water. The exhibits celebrate the history of the university’s world-renowned aquaculture and marine sciences departments and their many partnerships in research, service and conservation.   Interactive and updateable, these displays provide an […]

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Atlanta History Center Gatheround Stories of Atlanta

Unsung heroes, go-go boots and a trolley seat for two! Atlanta History Center’s newest cornerstone exhibition weaves Atlanta’s stories and artifacts together to define the narrative for our past, present and future. From Civil War Reconstruction era Atlanta Terminal Station and factory utilizing child labor to Civil Rights era diner and barber shop providing the […]

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Emory University-MARBL

  Malone Design/Fabrication collaborated with Emory University and Healy Kohler Design to fabricate and install elegant and versatile exhibit cases for the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, & Rare Book Library (MARBL) at Emory University.  The MARBL exhibition was part of an overall renovation of the tenth floor of the Robert W. Woodruff Library which […]

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St. Johns River Center

The new facility on the banks of the St. Johns River is a key destination in the redevelopment of the Palatka riverfront district. Funded by Georgia Pacific, this educational facility is designed to provide exhibits, classroom and lab space for students and visitors to learn about the local river and wetlands ecosystems, Palatka history, and […]

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Mingo National Wildlife Refuge

This new visitor center facility in Puxico, Missouri is built on a bluff-top, designed with views of the spectacular and historic wetlands and bottomland forest below. Utilizing the tall peaked roof in the exhibit hall, 22’ tall bald cypress and pin oak trees soar to the rafters with various animals hidden amongst their branches. Timber-and-stone […]

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Changeable Exhibits Strategy

Having the ability to change exhibits and graphics easily and cost effectively can be a key requirement for many institutions – A museum wanting to regularly rotate pieces of the collection, a sports team wanting to update records and achievements, an arts center that wants to communicate upcoming events, or an institution that wants to […]

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Macon Museum of Arts ans Sciences

The Macon Museum of Arts and Sciences’ newly renovated Discovery House is a 1700 square foot exhibit space filled with educational and interactive exhibits. Working with the design firm of Lyons/Zaremba and in close concert with the museum staff Malone design/fabrication strove to create an environment that is both exciting and engaging. Highlights of the […]

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Santa Rosa Lake and Dam Visitor Center

Santa Rosa Lake and Dam Visitor Center is a small facility run by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Guadalupe County, New Mexico. Malone renovated the look and feel of the 600 sq. ft. exhibition space and updated the interpretive content of the exhibit. Surrounding the new topographic map centerpiece of the Pecos River […]

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Burns-Belfry Museum & Multicultural Center

Malone Design/Fabrication is very proud to have been a part of Burns-Belfry Museum & Multicultural Center’s expansion. We designed and fabricated their new exhibitions and could not be happier with the results. Click on the link to learn more about the project: http://djournal.com/news/burns-belfry-museum-dedication-set-saturday/    

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Helpful Hints for Procuring Exhibits

It’s a rather common occurrence for prospective new clients to contact us in a state of confusion, if not desperation. They are developing their first museum or other interpetive exhibit and do not have a clear understanding of where to start and how all the pieces fit together. There’s no reason to fear. Firms like […]

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First Colony: Our Spanish Origins

First Colony: Our Spanish Origins is a 2,700 square foot traveling exhibition developed by the Florida Museum of Natural History, designed by HealyKohler Design, and produced by Malone Design/Fabrication. In 1565, forty-two years before the founding of Jamestown, St. Augustine, FL was established by Spain as the first permanent European settlement in the United States. […]

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Designing to the Story, not to Internal Capabilities

I once asked a client why they chose not to pursue a design-build process for a large permanent exhibit project.  The key reason he gave me was that he believes a design-build firm has an inherent incentive to design to the firm’s internal capabilities rather than letting the owner’s unique stories and visitor experience objectives […]

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Polk’s Nature Discovery Center

Located in central Polk County and nestled among centuries-old live oaks, Polk’s Nature Discovery Center is uniquely positioned to become the prime destination for nature viewing, information, and education. Features include dynamic, engaging exhibits, classroom and group facilities, opportunities for family and individual study, as well as recreation areas and miles of trails.  A variety […]

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U.S. Fish & Wildlife Wilderness Trailer

This custom exhibit trailer features a bright exterior graphic wrap with fun and informative hands-on exhibits highlighting the beauty and diversity of the National Wildlife Refuges of New Mexico. Inside, an LED light show highlights where animals migrate through the state’s refuges.  Interactive quizzes help visitors match endangered animals with the habitats they need to […]

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Tennessee Civil War Visitor Center

Malone worked with the State of Tennessee, Department of General Services, Department of Tourist Development, Van Pond Architect, LLC, and Hazlip Studios to develop sixteen interpretive exhibits. Located at various visitor centers throughout Tennessee, the exhibits were developed to educate visitors on the role the State of Tennessee played in the American Civil War. In […]

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Sugarlands Visitor Center

Malone Design/Fabrication was contracted by Great Smoky Mountains Association to design and fabricate exhibitions for the Sugarlands Visitor Center, one of two visitor’s centers within Great Smoky Mountains National Park-the most visited National Park in the United States.  An analysis of the existing public spaces, visitor flow and contact areas were conducted by Malone to […]

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Holding Your Exhibit Partner Accountable with a Design/Build Structure

A design-build contract structure helps streamline the exhibit development process to save time and money.  The unique, specialty nature of museum exhibits and branded environments increases the importance of having a single team handle the entire process.  Less time and money spent transferring information (construction drawings, RFI’s, etc) among the project team.  Less time and […]

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American Red Cross: The Changing Face of Help

With over 125 years of reaching out to help others in need, the American Red Cross now looks to reach out to a new generation of potential volunteers and donors. Utilizing the impressive collection of images, artwork, artifacts, and personal stories collected over the years, this nationally traveling exhibit not only displays the past and […]

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The African American Library at the Gregory School

Malone Design/Fabrication was contracted to fabricate the exhibits for the African American Library at the Historic Gregory School in Houston Texas. This exhibit, which was designed by Gallagher & Associates, chronicles a crucial period in Houston African American history when this downtown community was established following emancipation. This later became known as Freedmen’s Town, Fourth […]

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Riverside United Methodist Church

Riverside United Methodist Church worked with the scenic department at Malone to create a children’s themed environment in the church hall.  A hand paint mural wraps around the hall illustrating a cartoon themed city life while 3 dimensional sculpted objects tie in with the mural to create the illusion of depth.

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