The Ocean Gallery at Discovery Centre Halifax engages kids with real science and inspires a deeper appreciation of our world. Whether touching a live sea star, investigating microscopic life or virtually controlling the globe to see the effects of climate change, young visitors will engage their curiosity about the world’s oceans in this new gallery. […]
The Vancouver Chinatown Foundation tells the momentous story of Chinese immigrants to Canada at a new centre in the heart of Vancouver’s historic Chinatown. Exhibits focus on pivotal moments for Vancouver’s Chinese Canadian community, from completing the Canadian Pacific Railway to winning the right to vote. A lantern-like theatre offers space for community gatherings, lectures, […]
The Surrey Biofuel Facility is a part of the City of Surrey’s closed-loop waste to the energy system, converting organic waste into renewable natural gas (RNG) through anaerobic digestion. APA worked with the City of Surrey to develop hands-on chemistry exhibits mechanical interactives and digital experiences that engage kids in the science behind each step […]
The Nonsuch, a replica of the ship that launched the Hudson’s Bay Company, has long been a beloved icon of The Manitoba Museum. APA reimagined the Nonsuch Gallery, transporting visitors to a distant time and place while incorporating fresh perspectives and stories.
There is a story in the land at Wanuskewin Heritage Park, a story set among the most ancient human civilizations, a story of national importance and international significance. Its chapters are in the earth and in the words passed down through generations, living on today in the beliefs, customs and institutions of Saskatchewan’s First Nations.
APA worked with Parks Canada and Indigenous stakeholders to delve deep into the history of the Cypress Hills region that surrounds the Fort Walsh Visitor Centre. Simple, effective digital interactives reveal cultural interconnections and give voice to many perspectives. Robust, physical interactives encourage families to get hands-on and engage with Canadian history for years to […]
APA worked with Parks Canada and community stakeholders to create new exhibits for Fort Anne’s historic officers’ quarters and the surrounding landscape. The exhibit design complements the historic structures while bringing the fort’s colorful history to life: its battles, the everyday lives of its inhabitants and its global connections. Exhibits feature a variety of digital […]
In this exhibit at the Royal British Columbia Museum (RBCM), visitors engage with personal artifacts and large-scale family photos to learn about the forces that bring families together. Using personal stories from First Nations, early settlers, immigrants and others, the exhibit explores our deep and often complicated relationships with each other.
Halifax’s Discovery Centre strives to be an agent of change in the Maritimes. APA designed experiences that introduce the science of water, energy, transportation, health and innovation in ways that are relevant to Nova Scotians.
The Canada Science and Technology Museum has the largest collection of technological artifacts in the country. APA conceptualized a new point of entry for visitors that showcases this collection while introducing hands-on experiences that explore innovations in science and technology.