Beyond Physical: Changing How We Interpret Museum Spaces

On Sunday, March 11th, Bluecadet partner Brad Baer will be moderating a panel discussion at the Building Museums Symposium, about how emerging technologies are changing the way we design cultural spaces. He’ll be joined by architect Wendy Evans Joseph, designer Urshula Barbour of Pure+Applied, and Donald Albrecht, Curator of Architecture and Design at the Museum of the City of New York, who will all share their experience with bridging virtual and physical spaces to reinforce the content and context of an exhibition, and discuss the importance of collaboration between architects, exhibition designers, media specialists, and curators

Opening Reception 

The Museum of the American Revolution will be hosting the Symposium’s Opening Reception on Friday, March 9th, at 5:30 pm. While you’re there, be sure to check out the critically acclaimed interactive experiences Bluecadet designed for the museum. We look forward to seeing you there!


Full Session Description

Beyond Physical: Changing How
We Interpret Museum Spaces
Sunday, March 11 | 11:00 am–12:15 pm

What does it mean to design for content? Join an interdisciplinary panel of experts in a discussion about considering both content and context when planning cultural spaces. Learn from panelists how their design methods will help architects, exhibition designers, and curators consider how digital technology and modern trends affect the spatial design of museums. Emerging technology such as augmented/mixed reality, 360 audio, artificial intelligence, and machine learning is changing how we design and interact with physical spaces. Discover’s how these means can be employed to portray a curatorial narrative that engages visitors in intriguing, challenging, and fun learning experiences.

Full Conference Schedule Here