Public Art at the Wheeler School

Listen to Head of School Dan Miller and Wheeler grandparent/former trustee Dr. Joseph Chazan speak about the Public Art Initiative at The Wheeler School. The video includes views of the Wheeler School visual identity and sign system designed by Malcolm Grear Designers. The sign system includes plaques identifying each of the public art installations and recognizing the generous funding by Dr. Joseph Chazan. The featured artists are Howard Ben Tré, Jonathan Bonner, and Nichole Chesney.

You may view more of the Wheeler School sign system and other wayfinding projects here.

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Museum of Islamic Art Opens

The new Museum of Islamic Art opens next week In Doha, Qatar. The Museum, designed by I.M. Pei, includes the 41,000 square feet of gallery space organized around a domed atrium. The New York Times article, "In Qatar, an Art Museum of Imposing Simplicity," highlights I.M. Pei's latest achievement. Malcolm Grear Designers created the press event presentations which introduced the new Museum to a worldwide audience.

MGD had previously collaborated with I.M. Pei to develop the environmental graphics for the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.

Read the article in the New York Times.