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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Tour of the New Children's Museum

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tour
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children's museums
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The New Children’s Museum is a dynamic new model of a museum that provides inventive and engaging art experiences that are meaningful to children and families — stimulating imagination, inquisitiveness and innovative thinking by exhibiting participatory works of art by contemporary artists and providing a venue for art making and play.

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Other Interaction - describe in notes
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Tour Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD)

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tour
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contemporary art
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Founded in 1941, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) is the region's foremost forum devoted to the exploration and presentation of the art of our time, presenting works across all media created since 1950.

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Tour of the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research and Library/Archives

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tour
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zoo
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Take a tour of the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center for Conservation Research, located next to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Opened in 2004, the facility houses the Institute for Conservation Research and the Zoo's Library and Archives.

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Tour 2: San Diego Zoo's Safari Park, MCASD and NCM Behind the Scenes Tech and Social Media Tours

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Tour
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All
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Apr 10 2012 - 7:30am
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offsite

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

Description

Go behind-the-scenes at the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center for Conservation Research, at the San Diego Zoo’s Safari Park, and see first-hand some of the work that goes on in the Institute's six labs, Archives and Library which houses most of the Zoo's 11,000+ books, and 400+ print journal titles.

Old Globe Tour and Stage Technology briefing

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tour
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theater
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theatre
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stage
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The Old Globe Theatre

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SDNHM Tour and Digitization Discussion

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tour
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museum
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science
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natural history
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San Diego Natural History Museum

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Mopa Tour and New Media Briefing

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tour
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photography
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flickr
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commons
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MOPA

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Tour 1: Balboa Park Museums

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Tour
Tech Level: 
All
Date & Time: 
Apr 10 2012 - 7:30am
Location: 
offsite

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

Description

Get a behind-the-scenes tour of the museums and technology of Balboa Park. The Park is the nation's largest urban cultural park.

The J. Paul Getty Museum's iPod touch® tour

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mobile
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app
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multimedia
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Multimedia
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tour
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audio
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ipod touch
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In June 2010, the J. Paul Getty Museum launched a multimedia tour at the Getty Villa, available on the iPod touch® onsite for visitors to check out.

The tour features videos and insightful commentary from curators and conservators on over 150 works of art in the collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa and in special exhibitions.

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Demonstration - show your project
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Mutter Museum New Media Tour and Briefing

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Mütter Museum
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tour
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close-up. behind the scenes
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The College of Physicians of Philadelphia and Mütter Museum staff will describe their various web and mobile initiatives, including:

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Mini-Workshop on TourML

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Session
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Apr 8 2011 - 11:00am
Location: 
Commonwealth A/B

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

Description

The TourML (tûrmoil) specification offers a working – but preliminary – example of how a standard for museum mobile tours might work. In this Mini-Workshop, the facilitators will review the current state of the TourML draft standard and host a discussion regarding outstanding issues for data modeling and implementation.

Tour 2: New Media in Arts and Social Science Museums

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Tour
Tech Level: 
all
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Apr 5 2011 - 8:15am
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offsite

Required fields are marked with a red asterisk (*).

Pre-conference Tours on Tuesday require separate registration

A confirmation of your registration will be sent to your email address. Please print it out and bring it to the conference.

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

Description

Learn how the leading Art, Contemporary Art, Archeology and Anthropology museums in the city are innovating on site and on the Web.

Meet at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 1200 Market Street.

8:00 am

Tour 1: Science Museum New Media

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Tour
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all
Date & Time: 
Apr 5 2011 - 8:15am
Location: 
offsite

Required fields are marked with a red asterisk (*).

Pre-conference Tours on Tuesday require separate registration

A confirmation of your registration will be sent to your email address. Please print it out and bring it to the conference.

You will not receive registration confirmation by regular mail.

If you do not receive your confirmation today, please contact us.

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

Description

Three important early 19th century science museums within a few blocks of each other in Center City Philadelphia are meeting their audiences in new ways in the 21st century.

Launching the MFA Multimedia Guide: Lessons Learned

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multimedia guide
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ipod
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handheld
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app
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mobile
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tour
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For the opening of the Museum's new Art of the Americas wing, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston embarked upon a sweeping new program to transform the traditional audio guide into a new iPod Touch-based multimedia guide.

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Paper - in formal session