We recently replaced the high-security glass in the case that houses Harvard’s Gutenberg Bible. The glass had become filmy over time and we replaced it with brand new glazing that includes an anti-reflective coating and alternating layers of low iron glass and polycarbonate for security.
We recently shipped a batch of cases to the Tufts University Art Gallery to house items from their permanent collection. The cases were made to be easily dissembled and moved or stored as future exhibition needs change, and include simple cases with lift-off acrylic vitrines as well as glass cases with hinged doors and integrated LED […]
We contributed an article (it starts on page 7) that attempts to de-mystify the do’s and don’ts of silica gel in museum exhibits. Let us know how we did.
The historic Wadsworth Athenuem, America’s first public art museum, based in Hartford, CT is undergoing extensive renovations to several of its galleries. SmallCorp is pleased to announce that we will be fabricating more than one hundred exhibit cases for the Wadsworth over the next six months. We’ll post some pictures of our progress, and hope you’ll come […]
We are proud to have been a part of re-birth of the nearby Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, MA. We supplied a number of cases, case interiors, and other materials for the Cast for Eternity exhibition and also for the permanent collection. The museum re-opened July 4th to great fanfare (and firework). The new Tadao […]
Molly and Van spent a fair amount of time lastwinter and spring volunteering at the Memorial Hall Museum in nearby Deerfield last winter. They did everything from identifying, cleaning and cataloging thousands of objects, to sprucing up old exhibit cases and making some new ones. They made labels and installed new lightbulbs. Well, it finally all came to […]
Tonight is the gala opening event for eight newly refurbished galleries at the Rhode Island School of Design Museum. SmallCorp is proud to have been included in this important project, in collaboration with Stephen Saitas Designs and the incredible team of people at RISD. The renovation of the sixth floor marks the last phase of […]
We’re excited to announce that we have added a new color to our line of standard powdercoats. Please call or email if you’d like us to mail you a new powdercoat color chip chart.
Here’s an interesting article from The Art Newspaper about how social media and the ubiquity of camera phones are changing the way people think about and interact with photography. The article mentions one of our favorites, Hiroshi Sugimoto, and his latest show at the Getty. Check it out if you’re in LA, but you better be quick, […]