Museums and the Web

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

You are hereMW / mnartists.orgÍs 10 Tips for Building Online Communities

mnartists.orgÍs 10 Tips for Building Online Communities


Titlemnartists.orgÍs 10 Tips for Building Online Communities
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2003
AuthorsDowden, R.
Secondary TitleMuseums and the Web 2003: Proceedings
Conference Start DateMarch 19-22
PublisherArchives & Museum Informatics
Place PublishedCharlotte, North Carolina, USA
EditorBearman, D., & Trant J.
Keywordsartists, collaboration, online community, Walker Art Center
Abstract

mnartists.org is an online resource of and for Minnesota artists from all disciplines - visual arts, performing arts, media arts, literary arts, and design and architecture - giving them a central gathering place on the Web, and ultimately, a community hub. Developed through a partnership of The McKnight Foundation (http://www.mcknight.org) and the Walker Art Center (http://www.walkerart.org) , over 3,100 artists have registered with mnartists.org since the site launched in July 2001. In December 2002, mnartists.org launched a new version of the Web site that provides a range of services, including expanded news and feature articles, online forums, and streamed broadcasts of members' work - a Minnesota arts channel - with corresponding "off-line" events. This paper discusses the development of mnartists.org in the form of 10 Tips for building online community.

URLhttp://www.archimuse.com/mw2003/papers/dowden/dowden.html
Tags