The Manitoba Museum interprets the interrelationship of people and their environment across millions of years and the province’s vast landscape. APA worked with the Museum to bring the province’s iconic grasslands—and its stories—inside. In the Prairie Gallery, visitors are immersed in the stories of Indigenous Peoples and newcomers through artifacts and interactive experiences.
Schreiber Railway Discovery Centre
On the rocky North Shore of Lake Superior is where the Township of Schreiber connected Canada—by both rail and road. APA worked with the Township to create the Schreiber Discovery Centre where visitors explore this railway community’s grit through its artifacts and personal stories.
As the only land link between mainland Canada and Nova Scotia, the Chignecto Isthmus has been a key corridor for millennia. The strategically important area has also seen intense conflict. APA worked with Parks Canada and Mi’kmaw advisors to develop a traveling exhibit that invites visitors to become historians and discover the diverse and previously […]
Cape Breton Miners Museum
The Cape Breton Miners Museum presents the region’s role in building the nation through its unique geology, mining and people. APA worked closely with Museum staff and specialty consultants to create a simulator that takes visitors deep underground to experience the demanding and dangerous work of mining in Cape Breton—under the Atlantic Ocean!
Homarus Eco Centre
Homarus Eco-Centre is a lobster hatchery and research group that engages the public through tours and school programs. APA worked with Homarus to design exhibits that support its dynamic programming. Through immersive experiences—tactile, auditory and visual—the Centre caters to all learners, ensuring that visitors understand Maritime fishing and conservation efforts.
Simpcw Exhibit at the Valemount Museum
The Valemount Museum—nestled in the Canadian Rockies—celebrates the region’s stories through an eclectic collection of art and artifacts. APA worked with the Simpcw First Nation to add its story to the space. Through a map of their land, images and voices, visitors see and hear how Simpcw created traditions to carry them through times of […]
Washington State History Museum 360 Gallery
APA worked with the Washington State History Museum to develop a new, interactive gallery that interprets how the 360-mile-wide expanse of Washington, with its abundant natural resources, has sustained and attracted communities across time. Engaging, hands-on exhibits guide visitors to understand how relationships with mountains, forests, sea and prairie have drawn people to the region […]
Xunna Cultural Center
At the Xunaa Tlingit Cultural Heritage Center, visitors will step into immersive environments that display powerful objects from the ever-evolving Xunaa Tlingit culture. APA worked with the Hoonah Indian Association to develop exhibits that reflect a changing homeland and invite visitors to explore what it means to be Xunaa Tlingit today.
Great Basin National Park
The new visitor center in Great Basin National Park orients visitors to the entire region and showcases the diversity of the park’s natural and cultural resources. Working with the theme, “Discover the unseen Great Basin”, APA developed an exhibit design concept and plans for the 1600 square foot main gallery.
Archives of Falconry
The Archives of Falconry wanted to create a powerful visitor experience that evokes the strong tradition of falconry in Arabian culture. APA worked with partners in the USA and the UAE to identify strategies for creating a memorable, visually engaging exhibition that interprets the history and cultural significance of Arabian falconry for an American audience.