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Storytelling: tall tales or the future of museums?

Museums and the Web Roundtable in Boston was held on January 27, 2016 at the Revere Hotel in Boston.

Museum leader Rob Stein challenged us to reconsider the way we think about the content we produce and its role in ensuring the relevance, sustainability, and impact of museums today and into the future. A panel of local experts on cultural storytelling, crowdsourcing, and digital content delivery, which included Sandy Goldberg, Halsey Burgund and Titus Bicknellresponded to Rob’s provocation.

Here are more resources that relates to the round table topics (digital storytelling, museum audio guides, Smart City concept and much more).

THIS EVENT WAS MADE POSSIBLE BY THE GENEROUS SUPPORT OF OUR SPONSOR, izi.TRAVEL.

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About Nancy Proctor

Nancy Proctor is Director of The Peale Center for Baltimore History and Architecture and of the MuseWeb Foundation, the new non-profit initiative of Museums and the Web, as well as Co-chair and Co-editor with Rich Cherry of MW’s international conferences and publications. Previously Nancy was Deputy Director of Digital Experience and Communications at the Baltimore Museum of Art (2014-2016), Head of Mobile Strategy and Initiatives at the Smithsonian Institution (2010-2014), and Head of New Media Initiatives at the Smithsonian's American Art Museum (2008-2010). With a PhD in American art history and a background in filmmaking, curation and art criticism, Nancy lectures and publishes widely on technology and innovation in museums, in French and Italian as well as English. Nancy Proctor created her first online exhibition in 1995 and went on to publish the New Art CD-ROM and website of contemporary art in the UK in 1996. 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 led New Product Development from 2000-2008, introducing the company’s multimedia, sign language, downloadable, podcast and cellphone tours. She also directed Antenna’s sales in France from 2006-2007, and worked with the Travel Channel’s product development team. Nancy served as program chair for the Museums Computer Network (MCN) conference 2010-2011, and co-organized the Tate Handheld conference 2008 & 2010. She started MuseumMobile.info, its wiki and podcast series in 2008. She was Digital Editor of Curator: The Museum Journal from 2009-2014, and is now on the Journal's editorial board, as well as on the Board of Directors of the Omnimuseum Project.

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