Lighting of exhibits on display is critical and at its best adds lighting can be used to create drama and for storytelling.
Balancing this with conservation requirements and case aesthetics can be a key challenge on a project.
Watch this Smithsonian American Art Museum video for a demonstration of dramatic lighting effects.
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- Important update on LED – The Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Materials
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- LED lighting in today’s museums – Lunder Conservation Centre