Study of Graphics Presentation on Permanent Exhibition of ‘B’ Building Museum Nasional Indonesia
Keywords:museum nasional Indonesia, graphic design, information, exhibition
Graphics presentation is one of method to describe information in museums, including Museum Nasional Indonesia, which is visited by large group of public, such as educators, families with children as well as foreign tourists for recreational, knowledge and even research purposes. This information communication also part of museum duty to exhibit and to communicate the heritage of humanity and its environment for the purposes of education, study and enjoyment to public, which is also in accordance to one of Museum Nasional Indonesia’s mission to accomplish museum management that provide excellent service in education and recreation to public as well as managing the collections, which are Nasional cultural heritage, by international standards. Based on recent visitors survey held by Museum Nasional Indonesia, there is indication that information to explain the collections in the exhibition of the museum, such as language and others, still need to be optimized. Therefore, there is a necessity to optimize the information method. This research is focusing on observation of applied information method in permanent exhibition in B Building of Museum Nasional Indonesia, such as wall panels, standing panels, collection captions and others. The observation result can be analyzed by graphic design theories, such as typography, illustration, layout, colour composition and others, also by visual theory such as Gestalt theory, in order to produce graphic presentation recommendations for the museum.
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