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Maya - Traveling Exhibition Logistical Requirements

Traveling Exhibition Logistical Requirements

Transportation & Storage

  • 12-14 van trailers
  • 2,500 square feet secure, dry storage, 500 of which is climate controlled

Facility Access - Ingress/Egress

  • Your facility's doors, halls and lifts will ideally accommodate the exhibition's tallest crate 103" [h], its longest crate 11'8" [l] x 46"[h] x 53" [w] and its heaviest crate approximately 2,000 lbs. on 4 casters 4' and 6' apart.

Handling Equipment

  • Standard trailer height dock highly recommended
  • 2,500 lb. capacity forklift with 8' fork extensions recommended and required in the absence of truck height dock
  • 4 pallet jacs
  • 2 - 8' ladders, 2 - 10' ladders
  • Minimal 24 - furniture dollies
  • 1 panel cart

Display Space

  • Prepared in advance of exhibition arrival (wall construction, painting, rigging points
  • 12,000 square foot full presentation
  • 12' minimal height (11'6" plus 6" rigging head space)
    A handful of components best present in installation designs exceeding 12' but also have configurations under 12'
  • Exceptional Piece: (Stela A & Stela C Grouping)
    2 sculptural pieces require minimally 14' and maximally 16'6" height in 2 overhead "holes" measuring approx. 4' x 6'

Floor Loading

  • Designed for a minimal 100 lb. per square foot floor live load

Rigging

  • 6 Projectors
  • 2 Sculptures (800-1,000 lbs. ea.)
  • 9 Section Introduction Wall/Panels (300-400 lbs. ea.)
  • Various Walls

Electrical

  • Multiple - Standard 110 V Circuits

Staffing - Host Compliment

  • Handling/Assembly: Up to 10 museum installation workers x 18 days x 8 hour days = 1,440 hours. (Including 1 rigger, 1 lighting/electrician and 1 media technician)
  • Disassembly/Handling: Up to 10 museum installation workers x 14 days x 8 hour days = 1,120 hours. (Including 1 rigger, 1 lighting/electrician and 1 media technician)
  • Object Conditioning/Handling at Installation: 2 qualified museum artifact handlers x 6 days x 8 hours = 96 hours.
  • Object Conditioning/Handling at De-installation: 2 qualified museum artifact handlers x 6 days x 8 hours = 96 hours.
  • Staffing During Installation & De-installation: at least one security guard at all times monitoring a single controlled access point to the gallery.
  • Security Staff During Public Presentation Hours: at least 4 paid staff whose primary job is artifact security and public safety. This staff may also provide interpretive support.