Museum Exhibits

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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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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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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Fernbank Museum of Natural History

The objects that people create are an expression of their cultural beliefs, ideology, and world view. By studying the works of other cultures, we enlarge our view of the world and gain a better understanding of our own lives.  In Reflections of Culture at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History, visitors explore how culture is […]

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High Museum of Art Greene Family Learning Center

Malone Design/Fabrication collaborated with The High Museum of Art and Kraemer Design + Production  to produce this approximate 2000 square foot exhibit that is based on the premise of making art accessible to young visitors.  Visitors are invited to explore various artists as well as movements in art.  From recreating still life art to a […]

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Hoover Dam Visitor Center

Malone Design/Fabrication designed, fabricated and installed immersive exhibits focused on the history of Hoover Dam and the science of hydro-electric generation. A mixture of artifacts, graphics, audio-visual productions, computer and mechanical interactives, dioramas, and models are presented in a hierarchy that is appealing to both the casually curious visitor and the engineering buff.  A grand […]

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Thronateeska Science Discovery Center

Originally located in the old city train station, the Thronateeska Science Discovery Center is a centerpiece of the revitalization of downtown Albany, GA.  The outside perimeter is lined with interchangeable walls that can be reconfigured as the museum grows.  The interactives are engaging: green screen games with multiple screens, push button videos that explain the […]

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Dallas Aquarium at Fair Park

Lyons/Zaremba designed the Children’s Aquarium exhibits with kids in mind.  Malone Design/Fabrication produced these exhibits from durable, water-resistant materials for the visitor’s enjoyment and ease of maintenance for the aquarium staff.  Eight foot high modular walls form four freestanding pods housing ten tanks and concealing life-support systems and adjacent feeding/care facilities.  Whimsical drawings by an […]

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Audubon Insectarium-Metamorphosis and Success Stories Galleries

Metamorphosis and Success Stories Galleries consist of two exhibit rooms detailing various insects and their habitats.  Metamorphosis is one of the most fascinating transformations that occurs in certain animal/insect species.  This exhibit illustrates insect courtship, mating, and life cycles.  A working husbandry lab shows visitors how insects reproduce and grow.  The Success Stories Gallery was […]

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Osceola County Welcome Center & History Museum

Osceola County Historic Society teamed with Frina Design, Quinn Commercial  and Malone to fabricate the County’s new Welcome Center & History Museum.  The facility is adjacent to Shingle Creek, one of Osceola County’s oldest settlements.  The new Welcome Center & History Museum provides an orientation of the county’s rich natural resources, passive outdoor recreation assets […]

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