Save the Date: MW in Boston 27 January 2016

Storytelling: tall tales, or the future of museums?

MW in Boston
27 January 2016 8-10am

Please save the date for a special breakfast with Museums and the Web at the Revere Hotel Jan 27 from 8-10am.

Museum leader Rob Stein will challenge us to reconsider the way we think about the content we produce and its role in ensuring the relevance, sustainability, and impact of museums today and into the future. Local experts on cultural storytelling, crowdsourcing, and digital content delivery will respond to Rob’s provocation, and we hope you’ll join the conversation as well!

A link to register for FREE will be given next week, but seats will be limited and provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

8:00am Program begins with networking, breakfast, and welcome from our sponsors at izi.TRAVEL

8:30am Keynote by Rob Stein with response by invited experts Sandy Goldberg, Halsey Burgund and Titus Bicknell.

9:30-10: Discussion and closing remarks

Questions? Email us.
Follow the event and join the conversation on Twitter #MWBoston



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About Nancy Proctor

Nancy Proctor is Director of The Peale Center for Baltimore History and Architecture and of the MuseWeb Foundation, the new non-profit initiative of Museums and the Web, as well as Co-chair and Co-editor with Rich Cherry of MW’s international conferences and publications. Previously Nancy was Deputy Director of Digital Experience and Communications at the Baltimore Museum of Art (2014-2016), Head of Mobile Strategy and Initiatives at the Smithsonian Institution (2010-2014), and Head of New Media Initiatives at the Smithsonian's American Art Museum (2008-2010). With a PhD in American art history and a background in filmmaking, curation and art criticism, Nancy lectures and publishes widely on technology and innovation in museums, in French and Italian as well as English. Nancy Proctor created her first online exhibition in 1995 and went on to publish the New Art CD-ROM and website of contemporary art in the UK in 1996. She co-founded in 1998 with Titus Bicknell to present virtual tours of innovative exhibitions alongside comprehensive global museum and gallery listings. TheGalleryChannel was later acquired by Antenna Audio, where Nancy led New Product Development from 2000-2008, introducing the company’s multimedia, sign language, downloadable, podcast and cellphone tours. She also directed Antenna’s sales in France from 2006-2007, and worked with the Travel Channel’s product development team. Nancy served as program chair for the Museums Computer Network (MCN) conference 2010-2011, and co-organized the Tate Handheld conference 2008 & 2010. She started, its wiki and podcast series in 2008. She was Digital Editor of Curator: The Museum Journal from 2009-2014, and is now on the Journal's editorial board, as well as on the Board of Directors of the Omnimuseum Project.

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