Museums and the Web

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Your Photo Here: An Online Contest Solution

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contests
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social media
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user-generated content
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audience participation
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Digital participation
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For several years, the Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA) has experimented with using contests to interact with visitors, encourage creativity, and expand awareness about special exhibitions and collections.These contests were typically done with private judging because there were not any easy, inexpensive means of launching online contests with public voting.

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Demonstration - show your project

For Kids

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kids
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social networking
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user-generated content
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Web 2.0
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art
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artists
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For Kids is a new section of the Whitney's web site (whitney.org) that has features for engaging a young, web-savvy audience—kids ages 8-12—with art and artists. This new section of the site will launch in early 2011. A beta version of the web pages is available for viewing at whitney.org/ForKids.

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Demonstration - show your project
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