GRAND REOPENING OF FIRST DIVISION MUSEUM VR EXPERIENCE DEVELOPED, DESIGNED AND PRODUCED BY LUCI CREATIVE
“2-Year Museum Master Planning Project by Luci Creative Includes New Exhibits, Interactive Media and Artifacts”
Saturday, August 26 marked each the reopening of the First Division Museum and the 1st Infantry Division’s centennial anniversary of World Warfare I. Luci Creative, a museum grasp planning and exhibit design agency, led this primary ever redesign.
“We were hired to redevelop the holistic museum experience with a contemporary design approach that inspires a deeper connection between visitors and the individuals who serve our country,” mentioned A.J. Goehle, Director of Technique and Design, Luci Artistic. “We believe the new designs, layered media and interactives will bring the public closer to understanding and relating to the stories of our military and believe that it will leave a long-lasting impression.”
Luci Artistic led the museum’s grasp planning and exhibit redevelopment, together with the creation of a brand new 2,500-square-foot exhibit, Responsibility First, an replace of the 10,000-square-foot current exhibit, First in Warfare, together with a brand new foyer experience.
The Responsibility First gallery can be a everlasting exhibit the place guests study concerning the missions carried out by the 1st Infantry Division, with a lot of the story being advised via the voices of troopers and veterans. Luci Artistic’s modern design answer takes the 50-year modern story and breaks it into 5 mission-based exhibit zones: Deterrence, Battle, Peacekeeping, Counterinsurgency, and Navy Help. In every zone, guests work together with artifacts, exploratory digital content material, media simulations, a virtual reality immersive movie, and a compelling narrative that highlights the exhibit’s three themes: Our Troopers, Our Division, and Our Missions.
Luci Artistic additionally reimagined the First Division Museum’s First in Warfare gallery. The everlasting exhibit tells the Division’s story from its creation in 1917 via the Vietnam Warfare. The exhibit contains new graphics, thematic environments, and movies that amplify soldier experiences in WWI, WWII, the Chilly Warfare, and the Vietnam Warfare.
Collaborating with media and interactive companions, Northern Gentle Productions, Unified Subject, Courageous New Footage, Elbe Artistic Companions, and Artistic Expertise, Luci Artistic developed innovative media, together with a virtual reality movie, and interactive installations. These components permit guests to work together with troopers, just about experience a raid in Iraq, and witness a simulated battle from the Gulf Warfare. The displays assist guests connect and empathize with the soldier experience: masking every part from battle to coaching, and on a regular basis life.
Luci Artistic examined the customer experience on the museum and acted because the content material lead, overseeing analysis, scripting, writing and manufacturing of all components within the museum, together with 140 media and interactive components and 363 distinctive graphics. Ravenswood Studio fabricated and put in the displays and Chicago’s Pepper Building served as the final contractor.
“It’s very important to tell the 1st Infantry Division’s story since the Vietnam era,” mentioned Paul Herbert, government director, First Division Museum. “Our new exhibits show the many missions our soldiers and armed forces perform around the world every day. Visitors can encounter, question and form their own views about our military, past and present. An informed and engaged public is vital to our common defense.”
The museum will open instantly following the 11am ribbon slicing and keep open till eight pm on August 26. Common hours are 10 am to five pm, Tuesday via Sunday. In November and December, the museum closes at four pm.
Museum admission is free with paid parking: $5 on weekdays, $10 on weekends via September. Parking is $5 each day beginning in October, and free on the primary Wednesday of each month.
About Luci Artistic:
Luci Artistic is a full-service exhibit design agency that develops and produces compelling displays and areas for museums, cultural establishments, and firms.
We’re a staff of specialists who concentrate on all facets of artistic technique, environmental design, graphic design, interactive development, and implementation. We consider profitable experience should be informative, partaking and thrilling. By amplifying our shopper’s story and translating them into three-dimensional experiences via using our multi-faceted providers, we captivate, enlighten and entertain audiences like by no means earlier than. For extra info, please visit www.lucicreative.com
Concerning the First Division Museum at Cantigny Park:
The First Division Museum, a part of Robert R. McCormick Foundations, promotes public
studying about America’s navy heritage and affairs via the historical past of the “Massive Purple
One”—the famed 1st Infantry Division of the U.S. Military. It stands in tribute to all who
have served our nation within the armed forces. The Robert R. McCormick Analysis
Middle, open to the general public, homes the museum’s library, archival and picture collections.
Visit the First Division Museum on-line at fdmuseum.org.
kara mavros // account government