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Monthly Archives: May 2012
Today’s sessions are scheduled and posted at museumsnyc2012.thatcamp.org/schedule/. Enjoy!
How can a virtual environment help us circumvent the authority of the curatorial voice? How can we connect materials between the galleries of an institution or between institutions? Let’s explore alternate forms of curation that break down barriers between collections.
Since I’m not part of the museum world (my doctorate is in English), I’m a little diffident about proposing anything to do with museums, and since this is THATCamp Museums NYC, I’m a little diffident about proposing anything NOT to … Continue reading
Some Brainstorming Questions for our Session. Sat. 2:45 How do you link interest in scattered sites, through mobile phone “history on the hoof” using curiosity about one place to stimulate hook-ups to other remote sites? How do you get material … Continue reading
Let’s have a discussion about pedagogy and learning around the use of digital exhibitions. We have tried a variety of methods at the Bard Graduate Center in our courses. I would like to share ideas about best practice and how … Continue reading
Technology offers countless ways to enhance the visitor’s experience in museum galleries. As museums continue to search for ways to employ new technology, it is important to ensure that these technologies enhance rather than eclipse the collection objects on display. … Continue reading
In this session, let’s explore web content management systems in meeting the needs of different types of museum libraries. For example, if a museum is using a content management system to archive their photographic collections, what are some criteria we … Continue reading