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Mosaic Templars Cultural Center

The fraternal organization of the Mosaic Templars of America was once one of the largest black-owned business enterprises in the world. Their historic Little Rock headquarters building was converted into a museum in 2008. Quatrefoil designed exhibits to reflect the Mosaic Templars social, cultural and political influences from 1875 to […]
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  • Client: Mosaic Templars Cultural Center
  • Date: 2008
  • Location: Little Rock, AR
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Museum of American Finance

“AMERICA IN CIRCULATION: A HISTORY OF US CURRENCY” Quatrefoil developed a multitouch experience that enables visitors to explore more than 250 currency notes on display spanning from the Colonial era to present day. In addition, the multimedia allows visitors to research hundreds more notes from the collection archive. Visitors can […]
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  • Client: Museum of American Finance
  • Date: 2015
  • Location: New York, NY
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Museum of Boulder

Quatrefoil Associates is working with the Boulder Historical Society to design exhibitions and experiences for the Museum of Boulder. The new museum will weave a variety of themes into a cohesive story about Boulder’s past, present and future. Stories of innovation, technology and firsts will be told via hands-on interactives, […]
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  • Client: Museum of Boulder
  • Date: Current
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Museum of the Great Plains

Quatrefoil worked with the museum to re-envision this 17,000-square-foot museum. The new exhibitions tell both the natural and human history of the Great Plains. In response to the museum’s desire to push the boundaries of a traditional history museum experience, Quatrefoil’s design focused on interactives that accommodate many learning styles […]
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  • Client: Museum of the Great Plains
  • Date: 2012
  • Location: Lawton, OH
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National Geographic Museum

“MONSTER FISH: IN SEARCH OF THE LAST RIVER GIANTS” Quatrefoil developed four interactive experiences for this National Geographic Museum traveling exhibit based on the National Geographic Channel’s popular Monster Fish television series. The museum team provided the initial concepts, from which Quatrefoil designed prototypes for visitor testing. Quatrefoil integrated visitor […]
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  • Client: National Geographic Museum
  • Date: 2015
  • Location: Traveling Exhibit
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National Lacrosse Hall of Fame and Museum

Quatrefoil was selected to design and build a new exhibition about America’s oldest sport. Touchscreen interactives throughout the gallery invite visitors to experience the game from a player’s point of view, trace highlights from the sport’s history, explore lacrosse legend and lore from a Native American perspective, and record and […]
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  • Client: National Lacrosse Hall of Fame and Museum
  • Date: 2016
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National Museum of African Art

Quatrefoil designed three temporary, artifact-focused exhibits for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art. “African Mosaic” (2011) celebrated 10 years of collection and featured pieces that included traditional, contemporary, modern and popular works. In 2010, “Grass Roots” opened in 2010 and featured nearly 200 objects, including baskets made in Africa […]
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  • Client: National Museum of African Art
  • Date: 2011, 2010, 2009
  • Location: Washington, DC
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National Museum of American Jewish Military History

Quatrefoil has been working with the National Museum of American Jewish Military History since 2008, initially on a master plan and currently on the exhibition design for a new permanent exhibit scheduled to open by Veterans Day 2014. The challenge for the museum is to create a meaningful experience for […]
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  • Client: National Museum of American Jewish Military History
  • Date: 2014
  • Location: Washington, DC
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National Museum of the American Indian

Quatrefoil partnered with the museum’s project team to create dynamic learning and activity spaces in 2005 and again in 2011. The first collaboration was the “Paawats Family Activity Room” where created a hands-on and visually stimulating area with touchable objects, activity boxes, matching games, audio listening stations, a weaving area […]
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  • Client: National Museum of the American Indian
  • Date: 2011, 2005
  • Location: Washington, DC
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National Postal Museum

Quatrefoil designed the Ford Education Center for museum shortly after its 2003 grand opening and handheld activity guides and activities for the museum’s first anniversary in 2004. The handheld guide was designed to be secure but easy to update by museum staff. The Ford Education Center used imagery and icons […]
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  • Client: National Postal Museum
  • Date: 2004
  • Location: Washington, DC
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