DIGITAL TOOLS AND HOW WE USE THEM: THE DESTRUCTION AND RECONSTRUCTION OF TANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE IN SYRIA
Jana Fredricks | Published October 2018
An in-depth look at three technologies that have changed the way cultural heritage sites are understood and documented in the digital age.
ART AT THE HEART OF SMART CITIES
Jenée Iyer | Published June 2017
Our in depth investigation into how the arts are essential to creating and sustaining the cities of tomorrow centers on issues of modern city livability, urban branding and skilled workforce development.
TICKET SCALPING TECHNOLOGY AND THE EFFECTS ON THE ARTS AND CULTURAL MARKETS
Kathleen Grennan | Published July 2017
This white paper was originally developed for and presented at the 2017 Museums in the Web conference. The report gives an in depth look at how ticket bots operate, how they have impacted the arts, and recommendations for arts organizations moving forward. Since the time of the white paper submission in late 2016, the BOTS Act was approved at the end of President Obama’s term and became a law.
HOW TECHNOLOGY CAN SUPPORT ARTISTIC COLLABORATIONS
Nora Fleury | Published September 2015
As technology continues to shrink the world we live in by bridging communities across the globe, collaborations between artists separated by space are becoming more common. In this white paper, AMT Lab contributor Nora Fleury looks at the ways new technologies are influencing this increased collaboration. With a specific focus on team communication applications and cloud-based document sharing systems, this is a useful resource for managers struggling to foster communication between artists separated by geography.
THE FUTURE OF MICRO-CREDENTIALING: AN OVERVIEW OF DIGITAL BADGES FOR THE ARTS
Jackie Shimshoni | Published August 2015
Digital badges are an alternative method of credentialing that can identify specific skills a learner has mastered through the course of their own self-directed learning. Badges can be acquired in online, in-class, or apprenticeship learning settings. This paper gives readers an overview of how they work, different kinds of badges, and introduces the credentialing process and makes the case for arts managers to use them as a hiring credential in the future.
TECHNOLOGIES IN ARTS INTEGRATION CURRICULA
Jackie Shimshoni | Published May 2015
Arts integration has applications across all subject areas in various learning settings. Most articles on visual arts integration do not consider technology; however, it makes sense that they should. By introducing a technological component to arts integration efforts, educators can create an innovative environment where children prepare for the creative and multidisciplinary needs of their future. This paper compares types of integration hardware, methods of hardware acquisition, types of software, and multiple case studies in order to introduce readers to ways that technology can assist with multidisciplinary curriculum delivery.
COMPUTER SOFTWARE AND ONLINE TECHNOLOGIES TO DEEPEN AND GROW BOARD ENGAGEMENT
Erin Wagner | Published June 2014
Arts organizations of all sizes grapple with the challenge of how to keep their board members active and engaged. Various computer and online technologies are available that can help arts organizations improve board performance by solving common governance challenges. Examples include tools for assessment, improved communication, and scheduling.
NAVIGATING THE CLOUD: A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR ARTS ORGANIZATIONS
Stewart Urist | Published January 2014
Just what is the cloud and what benefits might it hold for arts organizations? What makes a transition to cloud services worthwhile? And what cautions should be heeded when considering such a transition? This report introduces the basic categories of cloud services and discusses the potential benefits and risks they hold for arts organizations of various sizes.
ARTS & IT: TECHNOLOGY ADOPTION AND IMPLEMENTATION IN ARTS ORGANIZATIONS
Technology in the Arts | Published January 2011
In order to uncover emerging trends and differences in the use of technology amongst arts and cultural organizations, we asked arts managers to provide us with baseline information as well as a self-assessment of the role of technology in their organizations. This report, which includes responses across a broad spectrum of arts and cultural organizations representing a variety of disciplines in the United States and Canada, reveals a snapshot of how the field approaches technology.