Speaker: Robin Dowden
April 15-18, 2009
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Speakers: Biography

Robin Dowden

Director of New Media Initiatives
Walker Art Center
New Media
1750 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis MN
55403-1169 USA
http://www.walkerart.org

Robin Dowden is director of new media initiatives and chair of the audience engagement and communications team at the Walker Art Center. Together with her department, she is responsible for developing the Center’s use of interactive and emerging technologies including multimedia computer applications (Dialog table), telephony-based audio-information resources (Art on Call), the Walker’s Web site, and projects to create digital resources. Robin directs Internet-based special projects including ArtsConnectEd, a joint initiative of the Walker and The Minneapolis Institute of Arts and mnartists.org, an online resource for Minnesota artists developed by the Walker and The McKnight Foundation. Prior to joining the Walker, Dowden was the Collections Systems and Web Site Manager at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Robin will present Tear Down the Walls: The Re-design of ArtsConnectEd.org. [Paper]
Robin will demonstrate ArtsConnectEd. [Demonstration]