Award-Winning Interpretive Installations, Multimedia and Interactive Kiosks
Wednesday, Nov. 13
2–3:30 p.m. (ET)
Part of a four-part series showcasing winners from the 2013 Muse Awards
Explore current technology trends and exemplary practices in award-winning interpretive installations, multimedia, and interactive kiosks as we highlight the processes, successes, challenges and audience impact of 2013 Muse Awards projects selected by the Media and Technology Professional Network (M&T).
Participants will engage with technologists, education/interpretation specialists and other expert practitioners in a series of brief presentations as we examine technology and new media projects that utilize existing data and resources to transform content and offer immersive, interactive, visitor-friendly experiences and views of information. Projects include:
- Chinese Scroll interactive kiosk, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
- Gallery One interpretive interactive installation, Cleveland Museum of Art
- Wearing Many Hats interactive installation, Peabody Essex Museum
- Shop Life multimedia installation, The Tenement Museum
How Will I Benefit?
By participating in this program, attendees will be better able to:
- Examine technology and new media projects that utilize existing data and resources
- Transform content and offer immersive, interactive, visitor-friendly experiences and views of information
Who Should Attend
Technologists, education/interpretation specialists, visitor service/experience specialists, and other practitioners with an interest in technology and new media projects.
- Jane Alexander, director of information management and technology services, Cleveland Museum of Art
- Emily Black Fry, interpretive planner, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
- Jim Olson, director of integrated media, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
- Annie Polland, vice-president of education, The Tenement Museum, New York, NY
- Nina O’Neil, curatorial assistant, department of French paintings, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (M&T board member)
- Greg Stevens, assistant director, professional development, American Alliance of Museums, Washington, DC
- Adam La Faci, senior producer, LearningTimes, New York, NY
Registered participants receive access instructions 48 hours prior to live event.
About the Muse Awards
The Muse Awards
recognize outstanding achievement in museum media. Presented to institutions or independent producers using digital media to enhance the museum experience and engage new audiences, the Muse Awards celebrate scholarship, innovation, creativity and inclusiveness. Projects must be produced by or for a museum. Winning projects for each category are chosen by an international group of museum media professionals and the awards are presented at the AAM Annual Meeting each year.
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