Museums and the Web

An annual conference exploring the social, cultural, design, technological, economic, and organizational issues of culture, science and heritage on-line.

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The Amsterdam Museum App – exploring heritage in participatory culture

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mobile technology
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social media
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creative research
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user experience
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narrative
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People have always wanted to tell stories about their experiences and to connect to shared meaning and values. The advent of social media enforces this even more. At the same time our mobile phones are steadily turning into digital Swiss Army Knives full of informative, creative and social potential.

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Paper - in formal session
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Augmented Reality and the Museum Experience

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augmented reality
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user experience
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mobile technology
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Storytelling in urban Realm
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Future of Curating
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contemporary art
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In 2009 Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam started the project ARtours. This project investigates and produces augmented reality tours around the collection of the Stedelijk and modern art in general. The project aims at both indoor and outdoor applications:

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Paper - in formal session

Implementing Mobile Augmented Reality Applications for Cultural Institutions

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augmented reality
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mobile technology
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public engagement
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historic photographs
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location-based apps
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Mobile applications have increasingly become a regular part of the outreach and engagement strategies of many cultural institutions.

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Paper - in formal session