Flutter & Wow Museum Projects

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Flutter and Wow Museum Projects researches, designs, fabricates, and manages museum exhibition projects. We specialize in novel interactivity, participatory experiences and increasing the accessibility of content, applying our multi-faceted technical expertise and lifelong passion for the art of exhibition design; decades of experience in a wide range of special design, build and installation projects; and a unique and proven artistic sensibility.

Who else is attending #AAMVirtual? We're looking forward to seeing our museum friends soon!
05/12/2020

Who else is attending #AAMVirtual? We're looking forward to seeing our museum friends soon!

05/11/2020
Hopkinsville Tobacco Farm Video Project (sample)

Tobacco is such an important part of the rich history and culture of southwest Kentucky. As part of The Pennyroyal Area Museum redesign, we were lucky to work with the incredibly talented Wilkinson Visual on this beautiful film documenting contemporary tobacco farming in Christian County.

Here's a sneak peek. The full length film is on display at the museum and it's stunning.

Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County.

Selected clips from a video project produced for the Pennyroyal Museum in Christian County, KY.

F&W 2020 Portfolio
05/08/2020
F&W 2020 Portfolio

F&W 2020 Portfolio

Flutter & Wow Museum Projects: Our Latest Work

It's no secret that we love bold graphics and novel interactives. Check out a few of our latest here! #exhibitiondesign ...
03/31/2020
Flutter & Wow Museum Projects: Issue #9

It's no secret that we love bold graphics and novel interactives. Check out a few of our latest here! #exhibitiondesign #museumexhibition #welovemuseums

Check out the new Investigate Labs at the @ummnh_museum where visitors get to be hands-on scientists! @flutterandwow des...
03/10/2020

Check out the new Investigate Labs at the @ummnh_museum where visitors get to be hands-on scientists!
@flutterandwow designed the wall murals, fabricated some colorful artifact mounts, and created other signage & graphic elements for these interactive learning spaces!
#exhibitiondesign #museumexhibition #design #mural #ummnh #investigate @ University of Michigan Museum of Natural History

What was once a shark tank inside the oldest aquarium in the United States - @belleisleaquarium - now houses a playful v...
03/09/2020

What was once a shark tank inside the oldest aquarium in the United States - @belleisleaquarium - now houses a playful video animation ‘scavenger hunt’ by @flutterandwow

Check it out to learn about Belle Isle’s rare forest ecosystem - the wet-mesic flatwoods!

#exhibitiondesign #museumexhibit #animation #videoinstallation #design #belleisle #detroit @ Belle Isle Aquarium

Black Patch Tobacco Wars, Night Riders, alien encounters, Edgar Cayce’s psychic readings, the 101st Airborne, the Trail ...
02/27/2020

Black Patch Tobacco Wars, Night Riders, alien encounters, Edgar Cayce’s psychic readings, the 101st Airborne, the Trail of Tears and so much more: the Pennyroyal Area Museum in Hopkinsville, KY has it all. What an absolute pleasure and joy to design, fabricate and install all new exhibits for this beautiful history museum. Grand reopening is today.

Here's F&W's @spoke9 detailing the Night Rider display at the Pennyroyal Area Museum. The Night Rider story is a complic...
02/26/2020

Here's F&W's @spoke9 detailing the Night Rider display at the Pennyroyal Area Museum.
The Night Rider story is a complicated and violent episode of Kentucky history, involving tobacco farmers during the 1910s, struggling to effectively unite against the corporate conglomerates that were driving tobacco commodity prices down to levels that made it impossible for growers to sustain a livelihood. The period is referred to as the Black Patch War.
This is a genuine Night Rider hood, emblematic of the costume worn by gangs who'd ride out at night to forcibly coerce non-participating farmers to join the collective.
They burned crops, barns and warehouses; they threatened violence and used it; they laid seige on Hopkinsville; they did many of the things you might imagine a bunch of desperate white men riding around the countryside with torches, guns and hoods on might do.

#pennyroyalmuseum #christiancountyky #nightriders #possumhunters #blackpatchwar #tobaccowar #historymuseum #museumexhibition #exhibitdesign #exhibitinstall

One of many, many exhibits that are just about ready to be installed at the Pennyroyal Area Museum in #hopkinsville KY! ...
01/17/2020

One of many, many exhibits that are just about ready to be installed at the Pennyroyal Area Museum in #hopkinsville KY! This one is all about the diverse and local flora of the Pennyroyal Plateau🌱
#flutterwow #exhibitdesign #museumexhibition #designfirm #interactiveexhibition @museumsofhopkinsville @flutterandwow

We wish all of you a new year filled with happiness and joy.From your friends at Flutter & Wow Museum Projects.
12/23/2019

We wish all of you a new year filled with happiness and joy.
From your friends at Flutter & Wow Museum Projects.

#DEPTHScience Gallery Detroit  Flutter & Wow Museum Projects  Michigan Science Center
08/17/2019

#DEPTH
Science Gallery Detroit Flutter & Wow Museum Projects Michigan Science Center

It’s about to go down. Artists, DJs, activists and science all on one stage. #HappeningNow #DEPTH2019 #ClosingEvent @ Michigan Science Center

There’s still time to catch the free DEPTH exhibition at Michigan Science Center, through August 17
08/08/2019

There’s still time to catch the free DEPTH exhibition at Michigan Science Center, through August 17

Experience three amazing events for FREE! Science Gallery Detroit Michigan Science Center and African World Festival Detroit have collaborated to present an exciting weekend filled with free fun!

Avoid #FOMO and join us Aug. 17 for Science Gallery Detroit's Closing Event from 2-3:30 p.m. featuring Mari Copeny; Michigan Science Center's final day of Summer of Science offering free general admission; and entertainment, fun and culture at the African World Festival Detroit. See you there!

“It’s highly interactive and very conversational.”There's still time to check out Science Gallery Detroit's free exhibit...
07/25/2019
Art and science make waves in exhibition ‘DEPTH’

“It’s highly interactive and very conversational.”

There's still time to check out Science Gallery Detroit's free exhibition, DEPTH, at the Michigan Science Center. Produced by Flutter & Wow Museum Projects.

DETROIT — A decade ago, Trinity College Dublin in Ireland decided that one of the best ways to get the public excited about science was through art.

The Van Hoosen Farm has a very special history: it was run by three generations of trailblazing women. Women who were pi...
06/13/2019

The Van Hoosen Farm has a very special history: it was run by three generations of trailblazing women. Women who were pioneers and leaders in their fields, women who traveled the world, and we think it’s safe to say, women who changed the world. @flutterandwow continued to be amazed and inspired by the stories of this family and this place throughout the exhibit design process. 📷 @hanna_vongpraseuth #exhibitdesign #vanhoosenfarm #museumexhibit #flutterandwow #interactiveexhibition #strongwomen #girlpower

DEPTH: Exploring our deep and complex connection to water through art and science. Open to the public June 8.
06/07/2019

DEPTH: Exploring our deep and complex connection to water through art and science.

Open to the public June 8.

Soon the fourth floor of the Michigan Science Center will be transformed into a thought-provoking and engaging Science G...
06/04/2019

Soon the fourth floor of the Michigan Science Center will be transformed into a thought-provoking and engaging Science Gallery Detroit exhibition. DEPTH will explore our relationship to water through a variety of exhibits by artists and researchers from around the world. @flutterandwow is proud to be designing and producing this show with @scigallerydet. We are especially grateful to have a team of talented craftsmen and designers who are making it all happen. DEPTH opens free to the public on June 8. #sciencegallerydetroit #flutterandwow #exhibitdesign #museumexhibition #DEPTH #Detroit #artandscience

Paragon Design + Display
06/03/2019

Paragon Design + Display

A FAMILY WHO LIVED 139 YEARS ON ONE FARM: For the past several months, Paragon has worked with Flutter & Wow Museum Projects to produce interactive historical pieces for The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm. This week, we will be showcasing the work that was put into this redesign and also sharing a bit of this quintessential pioneer story!

Leonard Woodcock was the UAW President, the US Ambassador to China, and a dedicated civil rights activist. Flutter & Wow...
05/29/2019

Leonard Woodcock was the UAW President, the US Ambassador to China, and a dedicated civil rights activist. Flutter & Wow Museum Projects designed this wall in his honor at the Wayne State University Walter P. Reuther Library in Detroit.

Last year was all about the HUSTLE, and this year is all about the DEPTH. Science Gallery Detroit, North America’s first...
05/20/2019

Last year was all about the HUSTLE, and this year is all about the DEPTH. Science Gallery Detroit, North America’s first and only Science Gallery, is proud to be a Detroit fixture and Flutter & Wow is proud to be designing and producing the show again. Twice the space, twice the number of artists, twice as DEEP. #DEPTH2019 #ScienceGalleryDetroit #ExhibitDesign #FlutterWow #MichiganScienceCenter #ArtandScience #MuseumExhibit

The "Power of Children," an exhibition about the remarkable lives of Anne Frank, Ruby Bridges, and Ryan White, is showin...
03/02/2019

The "Power of Children," an exhibition about the remarkable lives of Anne Frank, Ruby Bridges, and Ryan White, is showing at the beautiful Ypsilanti Public Library, Whitaker branch. F&W designed and built this exhibition, and it's spent the past several years touring the country. Now it's in our backyard — but only for two weeks more!

12/12/2018
Motown Museum

Our hearts are fluttering! On her recent visit to the Motown Museum, Former First Lady Michelle Obama sat facing the Black Forum Records wall we designed. We're sure she loved Hitsville USA, and hope she liked the Black Forum Records exhibit, too!

We are truly honored to have former First Lady Michelle Obama visit Motown Museum for a special visit! Along with Keegan-Michael Key and her brother, Craig Robinson, Mrs. Obama surprised and spoke with young men of color from Wayne State University prior to her 'Becoming' tour. Today was a historic day at Hitsville U.S.A. we'll never forget.

“What objects at the University of Michigan might be considered the most significant and revered?”We agree with this ans...
10/02/2018
An Unearthly Object

“What objects at the University of Michigan might be considered the most significant and revered?”
We agree with this answer: the telescopes at the Detroit Observatory. They are more storied than you might think:
http://alumnus.alumni.umich.edu/an-unearthly-object/
Also, F&W will be consulting with the Univeristy on developing new interpretive exhibits for these beauties. 🌠🔭😀

What object at the University might be considered the most significant and revered?

Always fun working on exhibit designs for our favorite museum clients! #flutterandwow #exhibitdesign #museumexhibition #...
09/20/2018

Always fun working on exhibit designs for our favorite museum clients! #flutterandwow #exhibitdesign #museumexhibition #museumdesign

It's great to see The Power of Children: Making a Difference, a traveling exhibition designed and fabricated by Flutter ...
01/10/2018
Springs Preserve honors ‘Power of Children’ in U.S. history

It's great to see The Power of Children: Making a Difference, a traveling exhibition designed and fabricated by Flutter & Wow Museum Projects a few years ago is still on its national tour around the country. We're looking forward to seeing it when it comes through Michigan this summer.

And a little child shall lead them.

Check out some of the recent interactive exhibits designed by Flutter & Wow Museum Projects!
12/08/2017
Have you played The Brain Game?

Check out some of the recent interactive exhibits designed by Flutter & Wow Museum Projects!

We had so much fun designing and building this interactive Operation-style game for the Health Exploration Station. Visitors play The Brain Game to learn about the anatomy and functions of the human brain. Don’t touch the sides with the tongs while you try to remove the rubber shapes from the bra....

The Unfinished Conversation at the new Stamps Gallery in downtown Ann Arbor is a seriously cool exhibition. We enjoyed d...
10/06/2017

The Unfinished Conversation at the new Stamps Gallery in downtown Ann Arbor is a seriously cool exhibition. We enjoyed designing and building the several giant screens (and other exhibition elements) installed throughout the gallery to bring these works to life. Stop by and check it out if you're nearby!

10/06/2017

This video exhibition, The Unfinished Conversation, at the new Stamps Gallery in downtown Ann Arbor is seriously cool. Flutter and Wow designed and built the several giant screens (and other exhibition elements) installed throughout the gallery. Stop in and check it out if you're nearby!

Henry Ford's Secret Experimental Room opened over the weekend at the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant. Flutter & Wow is proud ...
09/26/2017
Henry Ford's 'secret' workplace birthed Model T

Henry Ford's Secret Experimental Room opened over the weekend at the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant. Flutter & Wow is proud to be a part of the design and fabrication team for this very important project, recreating the birthplace of the Model T, which forever changed the world.

Henry Ford's 'secret' workplace birthed Model T

09/14/2017
Five Reasons the Model T was Revolutionary

7 Cylinders Studio produced this video about how the Model T changed the automobile market (and consumer capitalism!), for Flutter & Wow Museum Projects, for the upcoming Secret Experimental Room exhibition at the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant. Check it out on the youTubes:

Automotive historian Bob Casey shares five key reasons that Henry Ford’s Model T was revolutionary when it was introduced in 1908. This video was created as ...

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