The Museum of the American Revolution opened in Philadelphia in 2017, and the “rock star” of the museum, according to The New York Times, is George Washington’s field tent. Competing demands for viewing, combined with the hard restrictions on lighting output, led to a museum staff that was skeptical the exhibit could happen without damaging the tent. The color quality of ETC’s ColorSource fixtures, along with its ability to meet stringent requirements on UV, infrared, and ozone output made believers of museum staff. Read the whole story here.
“We needed a fixture with a high quality white and good color. We wanted pick a fixture that would make the historians happy.” – Ted Mather, Available Light