Stories of Community Driven Design: A Content Series by Local Projects

In 2020, a global pandemic and a reckoning with racial inequity reminded us of the simple importance of listening.

That’s why Local Projects is launching a content series exploring the role of listening in cultural work, especially in this time of collective crisis.

Listen in.

Upcoming Conversations / February 24, 2021

Q&A With the Creators of HBO’s Watchmen and Greenwood Rising

A conversation with Creative Director Eric Mika

Storymaking: Part I

Creative Director and Director of Creative Technology shares how we give visitors the tools to build narrative themselves through an exploration of the context and rules that drove a story into being.

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Watch the first LISTENERS panel

Your Community Is Your Collaborator

What new solutions and ideas will move cultural institutions towards a more inclusive future? To give some guidance on how cultural institutions should navigate these crucial questions, we invited leaders from the Museum of the City of New York, the Museum of Science and Industry, and LaPlaca Cohen to join us in conversation. Check out key takeaways and the recorded panel session.

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Tapping Into Emotion

Our Design Approach

Welcome to Listeners, where we’ll share the many ways in which the art of listening has made us into better experience and exhibit designers. Let’s kick things off with a look at how we tap into visitors' emotions: by using immersive visual design and digital media to activate visitors’ five senses, and by bringing them face-to-face with historic and contemporary figures.

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