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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.
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
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
There’s sure to be a lot of great conversations this weekend – so of course we want to document them – both for with those who can’t attend and our own future reference. In the spirit of the unconference, the … Continue reading
The really successful apps and services we see today do one of three things: provide something fundamentally useful to other apps, collect together the already existing data and functions of other apps, or provide a central place for gathering all … Continue reading
What are museums, libraries, and archives hired to do? Does this matter, and how does it differ from what they offer? I’ve recently been learning about Clayton Christensen’s work on disruption theory and it’s provoked some interesting questions about what … Continue reading
Projects like historypin that geotag historic photographs have gained a lot of traction over the past few years. But what about geotagging other types of museum content, specifically 3D objects? Museum of London has geotagged a portion of its collection … Continue reading
I have a couple of different ideas which might be different sessions, might meld into other people’s session proposals, or might all belong in one session – you tell me! Basically, I have an ongoing concern that current representations of material culture … Continue reading