The National Museum of the American Indian has produced a definitive look at Maya culture. This interactive website introduces detailed information about ancient Maya culture but also focuses on current Maya traditions as occur throughout Mesoamerica.
The Smithsonian's American Sabor exhibition has been updated and opens today at the City of Dallas Latino Cultural Center. One of the most popular features on the bilingual American Sabor website is the Mixer interactive. Our clients at the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) asked us to redesign the Mixer and install it on a kiosk that will be included as part of the redesigned exhibition.
Interactive Knowledge will work with The National Museum of American Indian's (NMAI) Education Department to design and develop an educational website featuring the Maya Calendar. This bilingual site is scheduled to launch in Septmember 2012. IK will build the site using Drupal 7. Because there are so many misperceptions of the Maya Long Count Calendar including predictions of the end of the world, NMAI has committed to providing an authoritative look at this topic.
Latino musicians have influenced traditional genres of music in the United States, while creating their own new musical styles, such as mambo and salsa. “American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music,” is a content-rich, multimedia website from the Smithsonian that presents the musical contributions of U.S. Latinos from the 1930s to the present.
American Sabor is an extensive, bilingual website we designed and built for the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES). The website complements the American Sabor traveling exhibition and opens soon in Sacramento.
American Sabor is a traveling exhibition organized by the Smithsonian Institution’s Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) that explains the influence of Latino music on American popular culture. The bi-lingual site will offer lots of music, oral histories, video clips and an in-depth explanation of many styles of music. The exhibition will focus on five American cities and the ways Latino music has made an impact on the local and national music scene.