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First Name
Nancy
Last Name
Proctor
Job Title
Co-chair
Institution
Museums and the Web
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Your Background

Your Biography

Nancy Proctor is co-chair of Museums and the Web, and heads up mobile strategy and initiatives for the Smithsonian Institution. With a PhD in American art history and a background in filmmaking, curation and art criticism, Nancy Proctor published her first online exhibition in 1995. She co-founded TheGalleryChannel.com in 1998 with Titus Bicknell to present virtual tours of innovative exhibitions alongside comprehensive global museum and gallery listings. TheGalleryChannel was later acquired by Antenna Audio, where Nancy headed up New Product Development from 2000-2008, introducing the company’s multimedia, sign language, downloadable, podcast and cellphone tours. She also led Antenna’s sales in France from 2006-2007, and worked with the Travel Channel’s product development team. From 2008-2010 she was Head of New Media at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Nancy served as program chair for the Museums Computer Network (MCN) conference 2010-2011, and co-organizes the Tate Handheld conference among other gatherings for cultural professionals. She also manages MuseumMobile.info, its wiki and podcast series, and is Digital Editor of Curator: The Museum Journal.

Best of the Web History

2010 Nomination
Picturing the 1930s

Conference Attendance

I attended MW2011.
MW2011 Role
Program Committee Member
I attended MW2010.
MW2010 Role
Program Committee Member

History

Member for
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