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New Podcast: Interview with IMLS Deputy Director of Digital and Information Strategy

New Podcast: Interview with IMLS Deputy Director of Digital and Information Strategy

In our latest podcast Benjamain Sweezy, Deputy Director of Digital and Information Strategy at IMLS, discusses open data resources available through the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and the types of information that data analysis can reveal.

The Augmented Museum: A Dialogue with Desi Gonzalez and a Collection of Essays

The Augmented Museum: A Dialogue with Desi Gonzalez and a Collection of Essays

To commemorate the release of our first publication "The Augmented Museum" we spoke with Desi Gonzalez of The Andy Warhol Museum. Desi shared her experience and expertise on Augmented Reality and the future of AR for arts organizations.

Managing Collection Provenance With Art Tracks

Managing Collection Provenance With Art Tracks

Art exhibition and provenance records are some of the most vital tools museum managers have for understanding and interpreting their collections. Yet for many institutions these records are the last record to be digitized. In this video, David Newbury of the Carnegie Museum of Art speaks with AMT Lab contributor Jenee Iyer about Art Tracks.

Thinking Big with Michael Edson

Michael Edson, Associate Director and Head of Digital for the United Nations Live—Museum for Humanity, recently sat down with AMT-Lab Chief Editor Patrick Zakem to talk about his work. Listen here to to hear Michael's views on organizational change, the digital commons, and how new ways of work are influencing the museum space.

What Arts Managers Can Learn From Pittsburgh’s Gulf Tower Project

What Arts Managers Can Learn From Pittsburgh’s Gulf Tower Project

On February 11-13, 2015, the Carnegie Museum of Art marketed their newest exhibition, Antoine Catala’s Distant Feel, in an innovative way: by transforming Pittsburgh’s Gulf Tower into a “mood ring”.  For three nights the tower displayed the average mood of the city as determined by Pittsburgh's Instagram activity. AMT Lab Correspondent Jackie Shimshoni interviewed Brad Stephenson and David Newbury to learn what insights this project offered arts managers.

Interweaving Social: An Interview With The Cleveland Museum Of Art's Reena Goodwin, Part2

Interweaving Social: An Interview With The Cleveland Museum Of Art's Reena Goodwin, Part2

In the second part of her interview, Reena S. Goodwin, the Digital Communications Manager at the Cleveland Museum of Art, expands on the use of social media for museum events, the challenges associated with social media, and making “connections with audiences, not for them.” Click here to read the full interview. 

Interweaving Social: An Interview with the Cleveland Museum of Art's Reena Goodwin, Part 1

Interweaving Social: An Interview with the Cleveland Museum of Art's Reena Goodwin, Part 1

Reena S. Goodwin, the Cleveland Museum of Arts’ Digital Communications Manager shares approaches social media as a natural extension of the museum, uniquely reinforcing the museum’s physical experience, sense of community, and creative voice. AMT Lab’s Kristen Sorek West spoke to Ms. Goodwin to learn more about the museum’s approach to social media both online and in the museum.

Interweaving Social: An Interview with the Cleveland Museum of Art's Reena Goodwin, Part 1

Interweaving Social: An Interview with the Cleveland Museum of Art's Reena Goodwin, Part 1

Reena S. Goodwin, the Cleveland Museum of Arts’ Digital Communications Manager shares approaches social media as a natural extension of the museum, uniquely reinforcing the museum’s physical experience, sense of community, and creative voice. AMT Lab’s Kristen Sorek West spoke to Ms. Goodwin to learn more about the museum’s approach to social media both online and in the museum. Click here to read the full interview.