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“Mapping the City” Exhibit in London, England

Posted by on Jan 28, 2015 in cognitive maps, maps, museum exhibition, personal navigation | 0 comments

“Mapping the City” Exhibit in London, England

An exhibit in London, England, called “Mapping the City” turns the concept of geographically accurate maps into something quite different. In the Somerset House show, some 50 international graffiti and street artists use a variety of media to create visual representations of spaces that are reflect emotions, personal meaning, and private references. The free exhibit runs from January 22-February 15, 2015. There are also several related events, hosted by University College London...

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Why You Should Visit the New Smithsonian Exhibition, “Time & Navigation”

Posted by on Jun 15, 2013 in Directional Sense, Directionally challenged, museum exhibition, navigation, navigation history, personal navigation, Wayfinding | 0 comments

Why You Should Visit the New Smithsonian Exhibition, “Time & Navigation”

If you’re directionally challenged, you’ll want to find your way to the new exhibit at the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum, “Time & Navigation: The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There.”  You can go in person, if you’re in Washington, DC, or you can visit the website: http://timeandnavigation.si.edu/ As someone who has difficulty getting from Point A to Point B, you’ll appreciate the frustrations that plagued early navigators – some of whose stories are...

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New Museum Exhibition “Time & Navigation: The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There”

Posted by on Jun 15, 2013 in museum exhibition, navigation, navigation history, personal navigation | 0 comments

New Museum Exhibition  “Time & Navigation: The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There”

If you’re a Washingtonian or if you’ll be visiting the nation’s capital this summer, be sure to check out a new permanent exhibition: “Time & Navigation – The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There,” at the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum. This exhibition tells the complex tale of how human beings have been able to figure out how to get from one place to another – at sea, in the air, and in space – starting in the 13th century. The surprise takeaway (for...

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