The Molina Family Latino Gallery (MFLG) at the National Museum of American History, is the first Smithsonian gallery dedicated to Latino history and culture. The gallery’s goal is to emphatically claim that “Latino history is American history.” With… Read More
¡Pleibol! In the Barrios and the Big Leagues / En los barrios y las grandes ligas is an exhibit on Latinx baseball at the National Museum of American History of the Smithsonian Institution. Museum Environments (ME) designed the 1200… Read More
Sour, Sweet, Bitter, Spicy; Stories of Chinese Food and Identity in America weaves together complex stories through a dynamic video installation featuring pioneering chefs, and banquet setting created but notable contemporary Chinese-American ceramist. Museum Environments worked with curator Herb Tam… Read More
On the Shelves of Kam Wah Chung is an immersive exhibition that celebrates the medical practice of Ing “Doc” Hay who became a prominent figure in eastern Oregon after the California Gold Rush. Practicing out of the Kam Wah… Read More
“Destination Starbucks” is the working name of a project that represents a signiﬁcant opportunity for Starbucks Coffee Company to present itself and its unique story to the communities it serves. This project has inspired both excitement and self-examination for… Read More
The “Gateway/Portales” exhibit at Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum was a ground breaking Latinx exhibit by curator Ariana Curtis.The new exhibition explores the triumphs and struggles of Latinx migrants and immigrants through the lenses of rights and justice, representation… Read More
“The Elements of Art” is an art education digital interactive produced for el Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico Museum of Art) in San Juan Puerto Rico. The kiosk is physically located in the ActivArte gallery…. Read More
According to the Pew Research Center, “The U.S. has more immigrants than any other country in the world. Today, more than 40 million people living in the U.S. were born in another country” By the 2050, it is estimated that… Read More
El Museo del Barrio reopened after renovations with a fresh new look, two new exhibits and celebrating a 40th anniversary. The extensive $35 million, six-years-in-the-making rehab work has added a welcoming new courtyard and refurbished galleries. Julián Zugazagoitía, the museum’s director,… Read More
The exhibit aims to engage the visitor in conversation with the people of El Paso as verily as possible.
ME has designed multiple art exhibition for the Inter-American Development Bank. Our first exhibit was Abstraction Abstracción Abstração Sophistication in Brazilian Art,” as a preamble and special tribute to Brazil, site of the 55th Annual Meeting of the IDB’s… Read More
Speechless is a traveling exhibit for the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The exhibit is the culmination of a social-inclusion project in Ecuador. The panels display the work of children with disabilities where technology has enabled them to improve their educational… Read More
The Walt Disney Family Museum is an institution honoring Walt Disney, the man who raised animation to an art, tirelessly pursued innovation, and created a distinctly American legacy that transformed the entertainment world. Located in the scenic Presidio of San… Read More
In partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the Boston Public Library presented a major gallery exhibition, tours, lectures, and an interactive website dedicated to highlighting Guastavino’s work. The exhibit Places for the People was displayed in a beautiful vaulted… Read More
A local museum with a global perspective that inspires their audience with exhibits that are provocative, enjoyable and beneficial. This project was designed with Ralph Applebaum Associates.
A museum designed to inspire active citizenship by celebrating the American constitutional tradition. Credits Graphic Design: Mariano Desmaras Project Director: Chris Mecilli Content Coordinator: David Mandel Project Manager: Karen Pollard This project was designed with Ralph Applebaum… Read More
Exhibit design for temporary exhibit about Emma Lazarusthe Museum of Jewish Heritage in NY. Known for more than a century as the author of the lines “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe… Read More
An exhibit designed for the diverse audiences of the Boston Public Library. A layered label system has content for kids as well as for the serious viewers.
A campus-wide exhibit celebrates an important milestone. The exhibit development process fostered the participation of all stakeholders: students, faculty and alumni.
Panamanian Passages is a fully bilingual exhibit for the Smithsonian Latino Center. The need for bilingual labels in exhibits about Latin American are more often a matter of identity and self-representation than readership. Even though it is true… Read More
Dimensional typography makes clear what happens inside the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty headquarters in Prague.
The topic of financial literacy is new to museums. Our designs create new display strategies for the timely subject. Located on Wall St., it is the only museum in the nation dedicated to preserving, exhibiting and teaching about American… Read More