Today, we're asking why.
The exhibit A History of Walls: The Borders We Build explores four significant historic walls built by nation-states. From the Israel/West Bank Barrier to the Great Wall of China, from the Berlin Wall to the wall along the US-Mexico border, A History of Walls looks at the history of and meaning behind these imposing infrastructural elements.
Presented in both English and Spanish, A History of Walls invites visitors to ask these questions:
The centerpiece of the exhibit is a large freestanding wall. It’s imposing. The stories on the wall really make you think. The wall itself makes you feel.A Note from the Curator
The entire exhibit is presented in both English and Spanish.
All of the exhibit content is also available in a format optimized for screenreaders. Your visitors can simply scan any of the QR codes throughout the exhibit to be taken to a webpage designed to optimize accessibility.Visit the Walls Exhibit Content Website
We deliver and install the exhibit, while you sit back and watch! It only takes a few hours to setup.
We dare you to find a traveling exhibit of this scale that takes less of your staff’s precious time!Delivery & Installation Process
The Walls exhibit comes with a growing list of resources to help you do your job.
Cost is $125 / day. You set the schedule. Dates must be contiguous.
Tour begins June 15, 2019
Jul 8 - Sep 20, 2019 - Coronado Quivira Museum, Lyons, Kansas
Jan 10 - Mar 2, 2020 - Chandler Museum, Chandler, Arizona
Feb 11 - Apr 4, 2021 - Nebraska
"Flint Hills Design produces meticulously researched exhibits that are thoughtful, compelling, evocative, and beautifully crafted. Always mindful of visitor experience and museum resources, their exacting standards are on display with every exhibit they create." Jami Frazier Tracy
Curator of Collections, The Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum
A verbal commitment gets you started (we put the PENDING notification on the calendar), but we require a deposit and a signed hosting agreement to lock it in for sure. If you’re thinking about reserving a date, let us know and we’ll hold it for you until you can get approval for payment.
We deliver it and set it up for you! Read about our White Glove Delivery & Installation.
We like to recognize those that support our projects from the very beginning. So for the first 5 institutions that book the exhibit, we acknowledge their support by including them in the exhibit credits. It’s a small way of showing our gratitude for those that help to bring these exhibits to life!
Thanks to the following institutions for being willing to support this project from the very beginning. We couldn’t have done it without you!
You certainly don’t have to be a museum to host the exhibit, or even a non-profit. So long as you have the space and meet the basic security requirements, you can be a valid host. Please send us a message letting us know your situation and we’ll get the process started!
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