Evaluating Technology Experiences: Gallery One & ArtLens
Education and Interpretation
The Conference Center  Tuesday, May 20  1:45-3 p.m.     305 
This case study examines the Cleveland Museum of Art’s innovative Gallery One and ArtLens iPad app. Presenters will discuss the challenges and opportunities of evaluating such a complex space as well as the results of their extensive research and what it means for the next phase of Gallery One.

Session Format :    Idea Forum

Learner Outcomes

Jane Alexander - Cleveland Museum of Art

Elizabeth Bolander - Cleveland Museum of Art

Elizabeth Bolander is the Director of Research & Evaluation at the Cleveland Museum of Art, where she manages the museum’s audience research and prospect research. Prior experience includes marketing and visitor studies roles at art museums and she has presented at AAM and VSA, among others. Bolander holds a B.S. in Business from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and M.A. in Museum Studies from The Johns Hopkins University.

Jennifer Foley - Cleveland Museum of Art

Jennifer Foley leads the Interpretation department at the Cleveland Museum of Art. She and her fantastic team focus on visitor engagement, storytelling, the intersection of digital technology and interpretation, and the experience of meaning-making. Before coming to the CMA, she held positions with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities and received her PhD in art history from Cornell University.

Caroline Goeser -

Meghan Stockdale -

Meghan Stockdale is the Research Analyst at the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA). She designs, conducts and interprets a wide range of studies involving current and potential audiences. She has presented at AAM (Seattle 2014) and Museums and the Web (Cleveland 2013 and Chicago 2015). Before joining the CMA, Meghan graduated with honors from Cornell University.