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Topic: Museums

You'll Dig These Scratch-Off Bus Shelter Ads for 'Art as Archaeology' Museum Show

What's below the surface?

The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago has employed scratch-off advertising on bus shelters around the city to hype its newest exhibition, The Way of the Shovel: Art as Archaeology.…

Now You Can Tweet to a Plant. For Science.

Museum tests theory that talking encourages growth

Does talking to plants really help them grow? It's a question that, I'm sure, keeps us all awake at night. Luckily, Carmichael Lynch and the Denver Museum of Nature &…

'WTF' Are You Looking At, Asks Campaign for Toronto's Museums and Historic Sites

Can you guess?

The city of Toronto is offering prizes as part of its "What the Fact?" campaign promoting local museums and historic sites to young people. Unfortunately, those prizes are passes to…

Ads for Pittsburgh's Warhol Museum Wish You a Very Uncomfortable Summer

MARC USA prods and pokes

Up for a hot-dog bun full of worms? A pair of firecracker Speedos? How about a skewer through the nipple? You can get them all at Pittsburgh's Warhol Museum—in its…

Denver Cabs Outfitted With Mammoth Tusks to Promote Museum Exhibit

Hot Ice Age creative

The taxicabs in Denver are a bit hornier than usual, and it's all science's fault. Carmichael Lynch put ornamental mammoth tusks on a fleet of cabs to drum up attention…

Chicago Agencies Teaching Kids Creativity Through Cardboard

Toy store extends idea of museum exhibit

The Chicago Children's Museum has an exhibit called "Unboxed: Adventures in Cardboard," inviting children to "discover the limitless potential of this deceptively simple material." To advertise it, Energy BBDO and…

Ad of the Day: Smithsonian

Wolff Olins colorfully brands the iconic institution as 'Seriously amazing' in its first-ever national campaign

The Smithsonian Institution is known primarily for housing historic artifacts—everything from George Washington's sword to Dorothy's ruby slippers. But that's a musty legacy—nothing feels new or dynamic about the Smithsonian.…

Neil Armstrong Saluted in Denver Science Museum's Tribute Ad

Carmichael Lynch flies flag at half mast

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science put together this nice tribute ad this week to Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, who died Saturday at age 82.…

Los Angeles Billboard Fits Pleasantly Into Its Natural Surroundings

Artist Cayetano Ferrer blends ad into landscape

Huge Roman numerals floating in the sky—the End Times are nigh! Actually, it's a billboard by artist Cayetano Ferrer touting an exhibition at the Hammer Museum titled "Made in L.A.…

Ad of the Day: Museum of Glass

Seattle agency Creature gets in a destructive mood for client's 10th anniversary

Shattering glass through sound waves alone is one of the more fascinating scientific party tricks. But when do you ever get to see it happen? Or better yet, make it…

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