Ann Markusen on Technology

Ann Markusen, the Director of the Arts Economy Initiative and the Project on Regional and Industrial Economics at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs, sits down with AMT Lab contributor Katie Grennan to talk about her work on creative placemaking, and how it is informed by technology.

Karen Kornblum Berntsen and User Interface Design

Karen Kornblum Berntsen is a professional designer and an Associate Teaching Professor in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. She has taught classes in interaction design, typography and the visual display of complex information. She has received numerous national and international design awards for her work, some of which was included in the opening of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago.

Recently, AMT-Lab Contributor Kate Martin caught up with Berntsen to talk about how technology informs her work.

An Ode To The Metropolitan Museum of Art's New App Function

Have you ever wandered around the Metropolitan Museum of Art and wondered where you were or if an exhibition was still showing? Well, the Met as a treat for you. In the newest update of their mobile app, they incorporated an interactive detailed map that shows you the floor plan of the entire museum, exhibit location and artwork. With specific information about upcoming and current exhibitions, including their exact location in the museum, this app has become much more useful since its sans-map days last year. Read the full review here.

An Ode to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s New App Function

Have you ever wandered around the Metropolitan Museum of Art and wondered where you were or if an exhibition was still showing? Well, the Met as a treat for you. In the newest update of their mobile app, they incorporated an interactive detailed map that shows you the floor plan of the entire museum, exhibit location and artwork. With specific information about upcoming and current exhibitions, including their exact location in the museum, this app has become much more useful since its sans-map days last year.

Connecting Artists with Communities: Interview with Springboard for the Arts' Laura Zabel

Laura Zabel, Executive Director of Springboard for the Arts, recently sat down with former AMT-Lab Chief Editor Stewart Urist to talk about the organization’s focus on the relationship between artists and their communities. Listen to their complete talk here.

Productive Talk and the Digital Arts Conversation : An Interview with Lynne Conner

Recently AMT Lab Contributor Stewart Urist sat down to talk with Lynne Conner, a professor at Colby College and author of the book Audience Engagement and the Role of Arts Talk in the Digital Era.  What followed was a rousing conversation about her book as well as the idea of meaningful audience engagement and how arts organizations are--and are not--doing this correctly.