Request for proposal

Exhibit Design, Fabrication and Installation

The Nova Scotia Highland Village Society is seeking the services of a qualified proponent to design, fabricate, and install three museum exhibits at Baile nan Gàidheal | Highland Village Museum based on the conceptual design and exhibit plan developed by the Highland Village exhibit team.

The square footage for two inside exhibits are roughly as follows:

  1. Orientation Exhibit – 584 sq ft
  2. Contemporary Gaelic NS – 904 sq ft – split in two rooms

Additionally, the exterior exhibit (interpretive kiosk) about the Bras d’Or Lake Biosphere, will include 5 outdoor panels in the main parking lot overlooking the lake.  

The exhibits will incorporate existing historical artefacts from the Nova Scotia Museum collection, with text, images and audio as well as innovative new design elements (panels, touch screens, video, etc.).

Work will be done in conjunction with, and approved by the Highland Village Exhibit Project Team, composed of selected museum staff and volunteers from the Highland Village Museum.

Date of Issue: September 23, 2021


Download files

RFP Exhibit Design, Fabrication, and Installation (PDF 424KB)

Agreement Template as noted in RFP (PDF 140KB)

Exhibit Design Brief Fall 2021 (PDF 2KB)

Exhibit questions (Word 18KB)