Augmented & Virtual Reality
PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR IMPLEMENTING VIRTUAL REALITY IN ARTS EDUCATIONAL SETTINGS
Alyssa Wroblewski | Published October 2019
The presence of Virtual Reality (VR) technology in arts education is growing. From museums to live music to healthcare and many more, VR beginning to change how we perceive the arts and learning. After all, this immersive experience has been proven to enhance the learning experience, achieve a higher retention of knowledge and is quickly changing the learning environment. This research study investigates the opportunities presented by VR for arts education as well as the practical hurdles that need to be overcome to successfully use VR in K-12 educational settings.
CENTRALIZATION AND AGENCY IN CROWDSOURCED DIGITAL ART PROJECTS
Jana Fredricks | Published July 2018
As digital crowdsourced art continues as a mode of art making, it is necessary to developed an understanding of which features of digital arts programming are crucial in the engagement of digital audiences. The following analysis of four digital art projects focuses on the participatory, rather than the interactive, specifically projects wherein audiences become artists by participating in the creation of a piece of art by making one or more creative contributions. Perhaps not surprising, agency and control were identified as significant to participation.
augmented reality in museums
Mandy Ding | Published May 2017
This white paper explains what AR technology is and gives ideas for its uses in museums. The report includes three up-to-date case studies, showing how to choose and make use of an appropriate kind of AR app in a museum setting.
Sofia Auffret | Published May 2017
This white paper explains how arts managers can use videos to show and promote the use of VR. By doing so, they have the opportunity of attracting broader and younger audiences.
CREATING ONLINE EXHIBITIONS AND RESEARCH TOOLS
Graciela Kahn | Published June 2014
Virtual exhibitions and searchable repositories allow today's art museums to make their collections accessible to a broader audience than ever before. This paper provides an overview of current online exhibition and research tool practices for managers of art museums that are looking to improve their online presence. Includes recommendations from Museums and the Web, the American Library Association, and the Webby Awards.
VIRTUAL GALLERY SOFTWARE REVIEW
Technology in the Arts | Published October 2009
To assist artists and arts organizations interested in creating 3D virtual exhibitions, Technology in the Arts (forerunner of AMTLab) released this report comparing existing software systems designed to meet the needs of artists and art galleries. This research was initiated by the CUE Art Foundation, which sought to find an existing software system that will allow artists to create and display virtual exhibitions easily.