Curated Play

Exhibits turn to elements of play and interaction to diversify audiences

Implications - Museums are seeking out a more youthful demographic by incorporating aspects of play and interaction into displays. Utilizing personalization and child-like imagery to turn installations into fun and informative destinations, these venues allow kids to engage with art and culture through participatory yet educational means.
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Mild Top 5 Examples: 19,685 Total Clicks Mar 13 - Jul 14
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Children-Interacting Art Installations - The Color Me Exhibition Targets Kids' Boundless Creativity
SCORE: 3.8
Warm 13,250 Clicks Pub: Jul 26, 13
Children-Interacting Art Installations
The Color Me Exhibition Targets Kids' Boundless Creativity
The Color Me exhibition is geared specifically to children. As astutely observed on the event page of Sofia Design Week 2013, “Coloring books are never enough, their pages end too soon and the... [More]
Outdoor Workout-Encouraging Playgrounds - Flexible by Darren Goins Promotes Art and Activity
SCORE: 2.4
Mild 3,741 Clicks Pub: Jun 26, 13
Outdoor Workout-Encouraging Playgrounds
Flexible by Darren Goins Promotes Art and Activity
Venice Beach is one of those rare places known for its encouragement of outdoor workouts, which is only natural considering the all-year round hot weather and now Flexible by Darren Goins hopes to... [More]
Suspended Canine Exhibits - The Space Pups Ulster Museum Installation Features Hanging Dogs
SCORE: 2.8
Mild 1,354 Clicks Pub: Mar 9, 13
Suspended Canine Exhibits
The Space Pups Ulster Museum Installation Features Hanging Dogs
The Ulster Museum Space Pups installation is currently on display within the Irish gallery. The suspended piece is a part of the Belfast Children’s Festival, hence its fun-loving and funky... [More]
Amusing Musical Swing Sets - The Baloica Sound Exhibit Adds Some Swinging Musical Notes to Your Day
SCORE: 1.3
Untested 585 Clicks Pub: Oct 13, 13
Amusing Musical Swing Sets
The Baloica Sound Exhibit Adds Some Swinging Musical Notes to Your Day
Designers Claudia Oliviera and Isabel Bournbon from studio Elas Duas installed a musical swing set entitled ‘Baloica,’ which loosely translates into ‘rocking,’ for the listening pleasure of... [More]
Playfully Informative Animal Exhibits - Ruff and Jeffers Appeal to a Boy's Curiosity Via Animal Art
SCORE: 0.7
Untested 755 Clicks Pub: Mar 21, 13
Playfully Informative Animal Exhibits
Ruff and Jeffers Appeal to a Boy's Curiosity Via Animal Art
Aaron Ruff and Oliver Jeffers have collaborated to put together this wonderful exhibit of animal art. The displays explore the fun side of animals in an educational format. Included in this multi-... [More]