Art Gallery Of Ontario And The Museum Of Modern Art Essays

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With all the museums and galleries to choose from, I chose, The Art Gallery of Ontario and the Museum of Modern Art. They have totally different designs in the way of navigation. The Art Gallery of Ontario has a navigation bar at the top which is quite standard these days for website design. The museum of Modern Art has a unique way of designing their website homepage as it has a navigation at the bottom of the website.

With that said, The Art Gallery of Ontario has their main navigation easy to use with big bold words and with their choice of words it helps you understand where they lead quickly without having to think too much, which is a good thing.

When using the Museum of Modern Art’s website, they have their main navigation at the bottom of the website. This would be ok on a mobile device as that is where you can easily reach for the main links on the website, if the user has a large phone screen. But with it being at the bottom on a full size desktop computer, the average person looks at the top of the page. This happened to me, I first looked at the top of the page for the navigation to get to the exhibitions but couldn’t find them up there. After realizing that I found it at the bottom. Which was hidden by my browsers status bar, I don’t think the designers took that into account before someone signed off on the design in the first place.

When looking at the navigation bars on the Museum of Modern Art’s website you would think that they would have the exhibitions…

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