Last week, I excitedly wrote about Digital Engagement in Culture, Heritage and the Arts (the new digital strategy book by Jim Richardson and Jasper Visser). Well, this week I have more good news to share with you. It’s time to put on those reading glasses – the NMC Horizon Report, 2013 Museum Edition is here (its … Continue reading
Tag Archives: interpretation
Can Objects Speak for Themselves?
What came first – the object or the interpretation? Okay, so this isn’t quite the chicken and the egg scenario…but it’s a fascinating question none the less. This week on Twitter, Drew Radtke (@RadtkeDrew) asked: Can objects speak for themselves? My gut reaction is “yes, yes, YES!!!” (I’m a big fan of radical trust, after … Continue reading
New Report: NMC Horizon Report, 2012 Museum Edition
It’s a new week, so that means there’s a new highly influential, field defining report to check out! The 2012 Museum Edition of the New Media Consortium Horizon Report has arrived. To get the run down, watch the video below. Did you catch all of that? There’s a lot of rich information in this report. I really … Continue reading
Courting Controversy: Letting Visitors Think for Themselves
Saturday, March 10, I had the opportunity to see Controversy 2: Pieces We Don’t Talk About at the Ohio History Center; the follow up to last year’s Controversy: Pieces You Don’t Normally See. Imagine walking into an exhibition space and turning the corner, only to see a spotlighted Nazi flag hanging alone, staring back at … Continue reading