Museums & Exhibitions

Monkeystack create compelling digital content and experiences for museums, exhibitions and cultural centres that evoke curiosity, create meaningful connections and extend the narrative of surrounding physical displays.

Driven by our deep understanding of user experience design and our capabilities in storytelling, appropriate design, digital technology development and artistic craft, we produce engaging and rewarding experiences for all.
Our creative experience design includes interactive touchscreens for one or many users, immersive stories using multimedia technology, projection and lighting and virtual reality (VR) that transports to another world.

Making Minerals

Australian Museum
3D Animation, Experience Design, Game Design, Interactive

The Australian Museum in Sydney commissioned Monkeystack to produce a touch screen interactive for their permanent Minerals gallery – an exhibition that’s been 2.7 billion years in the making!

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Augmented Revolution

Illuminate Adelaide
3D Animation, App Development, Interactive, XR

Monkeystack were asked to produce a spatial narrative app experience with augmented reality (AR) that brought the work of contemporary First Nations artists to life for Illuminate Adelaide: South Australia’s premier winter event that brings together the best and boldest in art, music, technology and invention from around Australia and the world.

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Wansolmoana (One Salt Ocean)

Australian Museum
3D Animation, Experience Design, Interactive

Monkeystack was commissioned by the Australian Museum to produce a multi-user interactive table top touchscreen experience for their new permanent gallery, Wansolmoana (One Salt Ocean).

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South Australian Projects Interactive Map

Department for Trade and Investment South Australia
3D Animation, App Development, Experience Design, Interactive

The Department for Trade and Investment South Australia (DTI) engaged Monkeystack to design and develop an engaging interactive experience for expos and trade shows, launched at the World Hydrogen Summit 2024 in Rotterdam.

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Interactive Learning Stations and Games

Marine Discovery Centre
3D Animation, App Development, Game Design, Interactive

Monkeystack produced a suite of engaging and educational interactive learning stations and games for the Marine Discovery Centre, the only coastal and marine educational facility for school-aged students and the broader community in South Australia.

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National Electoral Education Centre
3D Animation, Experience Design, Game Design, Interactive

The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) recently conducted a huge remodelling project for the National Electoral Education Centre (NEEC) educational space in Old Government House, Canberra. Monkeystack was commissioned to produce a 3D interactive game for the space and provide a seamless experience between the physical and digital world.

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Adelaide Christmas Cracker Trail

City of Adelaide
3D Animation, App Development, Game Design, Interactive, XR

The City of Adelaide asked us to produce a festive AR experience as a fun, engaging and highly accessible single point of digital contact between Adelaide’s Christmas Festival and visitors to the City of Adelaide. We created a gamified AR experience trail across 14 City of Adelaide Christmas Festival locations that visitors to the city could easily download to see and play in Adelaide through festive-tinted glasses.

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G&S Fest!

State Opera South Australia
2D Animation, Motion Graphics

Monkeystack partnered with State Opera South Australia for G&S FEST, a 10-day celebration of the founding fathers of British comedy opera, Gilbert & Sullivan, producing an animated TVC that encapsulated the flamboyant fun that G&S are so well known for.

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Thin Ice VR

3D Animation, Experience Design, Interactive, XR

A Monkeystack and Shackleton Epic Expedition production, Thin Ice VR is a 22-minute historical re-creation documentary VR experience presented by Tim Jarvis AM.

In 1914, polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton led one of history’s greatest stories of leadership and survival; the ill-fated Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition. Over 100 years later we follow in the footsteps of Shackleton with Tim Jarvis AM, experiencing the adventure first-hand to see the effect climate change has had on the Antarctic region through immersive VR.

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Curious Creatures and Feeding Frenzy at Light Creatures

Illuminate Adelaide at Adelaide Zoo
Experience Design, Game Design, Interactive

Monkeystack produced two interactive projection-based installations for Light Creatures at Adelaide Zoo as a part of Illuminate Adelaide, inviting South Australia to experience nature in a new light. Curious Creatures and Feeding Frenzy were two of the six installations at home in Adelaide Zoo as part of a wider collaboration with giant glowing lanterns and winter warmer food and drink stalls, giving South Australians something to get out of the house and excited about over the winter.

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Tales in Light

Adelaide Film Festival
2D Animation, Experience Design, Motion Graphics

Monkeystack partnered with the Adelaide Film Festival to produce and present Tales in Light, a new project that turns Adelaide’s physical spaces into a canvas for immersive visual storytelling.

The inaugural Tales in Light story ‘NUN HIT WONDER’, the story of Adelaide’s very own Sister Janet Mead’s extraordinary rise from a Mercy Sister to Grammy nominee, launched at the 2022 Adelaide Film Festival Opening Night Gala and ran each evening throughout the duration of the festival.

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Kurru Kari (Turning Circle)

2D Animation, Experience Design, Interactive

Monkeystack was commissioned by the University of South Australia Museum of Discovery (MOD.) to bring to life an interactive exhibit conceptualised and scripted by Karl ‘Winda’ Telfer, a Kaurna cultural bearer, artist and community leader.

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South Australia Remembers Service and Sacrifice

Virtual War Memorial Australia
Experience Design, Motion Graphics

Monkeystack are honoured to have been a part of the South Australia Remembers Service and Sacrifice projections for Virtual War Memorial Australia.

We produced a 20-minute animated narrative that was projected onto the façade of one of SA’s most iconic buildings, the Anzac House at the Torrens Parade Grounds, from sunset – midnight across 11 evenings between 1st November – Remembrance Day for the people of Adelaide to visit, pay respects and remember.

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Climate Change Interactive

Australian Museum
3D Animation, Game Design, Interactive

Monkeystack was commissioned to develop a large scale touch screen climate change interactive for the Changing Climate permanent gallery display at the Australian Museum, Sydney.

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Riverland on the Verge VR

Riverland Wine
App Development, Interactive, Motion Graphics, XR

Monkeystack were commissioned by 57 Films to produce a 360 Virtual Reality tour of Riverland Wine as part of a South Australian centric collaboration brought to life thanks to the Australian Government’s $50 million Export and Regional Wine Support Package, alongside key stakeholders including Wine Australia, Riverland Wine, University of Adelaide, Martins Brand House and 57 Films.

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Yabarra: Dreaming in Light

2D Animation, Experience Design, Interactive

The signature installation of the 2020 Adelaide Fringe Festival, Yabarra – Dreaming in Lightran at Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute from 12 Feb to 15 March. For the 31 days of the Fringe, from 10am until 10pm, over 40,000 people experienced the creation story of Tjilbruke, as interpreted by Karl Winda Telfer and the Williams clan in one of the most complex indoor projected experiences created in Australia.

First Nations viewers are advised that this may contain images and voices of people who have passed away.

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Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute
Experience Design, Interactive, XR

Monkeystack were commissioned to produce an interactive 360 experience of the Atnwengerrp (pronounced A-NOONG-a-pa) exhibition for Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute, allowing those who couldn’t physically attend to immerse themselves in the collection and browse the digitally captured and rehung artwork.

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MOD. University of South Australia
2D Animation, App Development, Game Design, Interactive, XR

As part of the Hedonism exhibit at MOD. (Museum of Discovery at the University of South Australia), Monkeystack produced F.A.B.L.E, an AR led experiential game about consent that visitors navigate via a phone app.

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Welcome to The Australian Space Discovery Centre

Australian Space Discovery Centre
2D Animation, 3D Animation, Motion Graphics

Monkeystack produced an animated launch video for the Australian Space Discovery Centre, and Adelaide locals Nation. The video was created to welcome visitors to the newly opened centre in Lot Fourteen.

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Kauwi Interpretive Centre

SA Water
2D Animation, Game Design, Interactive

With educational outcomes in mind, Monkeystack and SA Water developed two interactive games for SA Water’s Kauwi Interpretive Centre.

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