Museums and the Web

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

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Google Art Project


Bridging the Physical and Virtual Experiences: Two Approaches by the Museum of Inuit Art

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digital mobile museum tour
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website
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QR codes
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Google Art Project
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virtual tour
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audience interaction
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The Museum of Inuit Art has been experimenting over the past year with strategies to better connect our varied audiences with the museum’s collections. Many of our visitors are not local members of the community and so pursuing initiatives to share content with them on the web has been a primary goal.

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Demonstration - show your project

Panel Discussion and Q&A about the Google Art Project

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Google Art Project
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panel
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plenary
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Representatives from participating museums, and a representative from Google, will answer your questions about the project and its implications.

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Other Interaction - describe in notes

Google Art Project and the National Gallery, London

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Google Art Project
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National Gallery London
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The National Gallery, London's experiences with the Google Art Project.

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Other Interaction - describe in notes
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Closing Plenary: Mind the GAP – Reflections on the Google Art Project

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Session
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plenary
Date & Time: 
Apr 9 2011 - 4:00pm
Location: 
Commonwealth A/B/C/D

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Archives & Museum Informatics EIN: 77-0708617; GST / BN 887978914

Description

The Google Art Project's walk-through of 17 art galleries from around the world has raised many questions about strategies to represent museums and their collections online: http://www.googleartproject.com/ 

In the MW2011 Closing Plenary, we'll explore these issues with representatives of institutions who participated in the Google Art Project.