audience engagement

Podcast: Apps, Technology and Audience Engagement - An Interview with Jane Alexander of the Cleveland Museum of Art

Podcast: Apps, Technology and Audience Engagement - An Interview with Jane Alexander of the Cleveland Museum of Art

Jane Alexander, the Chief Digital Information Officer of the Cleveland Museum of Art discusses the ArtLens app, audience engagement, digital natives, and social sharing in the newest episode of the AMT-Lab podcast series.

Podcast: Daniel Morena Discusses Powering Audience Engagement with Artificial Intelligence

Podcast: Daniel Morena Discusses Powering Audience Engagement with Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence opens new avenues for museums to engage audiences, and create a plural vision of the museum. In our latest podcast Daniel Morena, of 32Bits, discusses the Iris+ AI exhibit integration used at the Museum of the Future in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Ann Markusen on Technology

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 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.

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

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.

Interweaving Social: An Interview With The Royal Shakespeare Company's Sarah Ellis, Part 3

Interweaving Social: An Interview With The Royal Shakespeare Company's Sarah Ellis, Part 3

In the final part of her interview Digital Producer Sarah Ellis of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) expands upon the technical aspects of ‘Midsummers Night’s Dreaming’ and the complexities surrounding artist rights in the social media realm. Together with Google, the RSC expanded the theatre experience into social media, prompting narration, content creation, and collaboration among audience members and the story’s characters.

Interview with Michael Mael: Technology as a Tool to Reach New Audiences

Interview with Michael Mael: Technology as a Tool to Reach New Audiences

AMT Lab Editor Stewart Urist sat down with the Executive Director of Washington National Opera, Michael Mael, for a wide ranging discussion about his career and the opportunities technology brings to the arts.

Interweaving Social: An Interview With The Royal Shakespeare Company's Sarah Ellis, Part 2

Interweaving Social: An Interview With The Royal Shakespeare Company's Sarah Ellis, Part 2

In the second part of her interview, Sarah Ellis, the Digital Producer of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), expands upon the intricacies of introducing both audiences and actors into the world of a digital play. ‘Midsummer’s Nights Dreaming’ was an innovative digital experiment which explored storytelling and audience engagement online using social media.

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Interweaving Social: An Interview With The Royal Shakespeare Company's Sarah Ellis, Part 2

Interweaving Social: An Interview With The Royal Shakespeare Company's Sarah Ellis, Part 2

In the second part of her interview, Sarah Ellis, the Digital Producer of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), expands upon the intricacies of introducing both audiences and actors into the world of a digital play. ‘Midsummer’s Nights Dreaming’ was an innovative digital experiment which explored storytelling and audience engagement online using social media.