Speaker: Nancy Proctor
April 13-17, 2010
Denver, Colorado, USA

Speakers: Biography

Nancy Proctor

Head of New Media
Smithsonian American Art Museum
PO Box 37012
VB MRC 970
Washington DC
20013-7012 USA

With a PhD in American art history and a background in filmmaking, curation and art criticism, is Head of New Media at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. After co-founding art listings portal, TheGalleryChannel.com, in 1998, she headed up New Product Development at Antenna Audio for nearly 8 years, introducing the company’s multimedia, sign language, downloadable, podcast and cellphone tours. She also led Antenna’s sales in France from 2006-2007. When Antenna Audio was acquired by Discovery Communications in 2006, Nancy worked with the Travel Channel’s product development team and subsequently headed up research and development for the nascent Discovery Audio brand. She now works cross-platform again as Head of New Media at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, where she continues to teach, lecture and publish widely on museum interpretation for digital platforms. She also manages MuseumMobile.info and its wiki and podcast series on mobile interpretation content and technology for cultural sites. Nancy was recently appointed Digital Editor of Curator: The Museum Journal.

Nancy will present The Museum Is Mobile: Cross-platform content design for audiences on the go. [Paper]
Nancy will lead Mobile Content Workshop - FULL. [Workshop]
Nancy will lead Handheld Coding Workshop. [Workshop]