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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First Name
Last Name
Mitroff Silvers
Job Title
Head of Online Services
Publications / Web
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
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Your Background

Your Biography

Dana has worked on the design and production of large-scale, educational websites since the early days of HTML. Among the sites she has worked on are the Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive, UC Berkeley Interactive University project, and Computer Curriculum Corporation. Dana led the multi-year redesign of, and oversees all aspects of the public-facing SFMOMA website. She is on the international program committee of Museums and the Web and presents regularly at that conference, and has also presented at the annual meetings of the Museum Computer Network, American Association of Museums, IMLS Web Wise, and the National Museum Publishing Seminar. Dana has taught and lectured at both the undergraduate and graduate-level for numerous Bay Area institutions, including the University of San Francisco and JFK University. Dana holds an MA in art history from the University of Chicago and a BA in journalism from the University of Southern California.

Best of the Web History

2011 Nomination
Smithsonian Web and New Media Strategy Wiki
2009 Nomination
SFMOMA Explore Modern Art

Conference Attendance

I attended MW2011.
MW2011 Role
Program Committee Member
I attended MW2010.
MW2010 Role
Program Committee Member


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