Jewish Museum of Maryland /  Scrap Yard: Innovators of Recycling

A collaboration with Alchemy Studio, this exhibition tells the story of immigrants who achieved economic and social mobility through the collection and sale of discarded items.

  • alt=”Section opener panel design with an image of a junkyard as a background. The title treatment is to the upper right with introductory text below in rhomboid shape, and a pullquote at top and bottom. Caption labels explain selected photographs.
  • A visitor interacts with an audio interactive that has examples of music that reference the work of scrap haulers
  • Sidebar panel design features an interactive with objects made of different types of metals that may or may not be maniplated by magnets.
  • An example of an object case that features an old boardgame “Get In The Scrap” in a section that describes the role of scrap during World War II
  • This shows how the panels of the introductory sections of the exhibition are laid out to see how a visitor might navigate the show.
  • In this interactive, a young visitor determines her value in different types of scrap by stepping on a large scale.