Month: December 2015

Technology in Museums – Museums + Heritage Advisor

MCN Executive Director, Eric Longo quoted in the below article: “Digital technologies have radically transformed how we connect with each other, how we relate to the world, and how we conduct business,” says Longo. “We constantly use digital tools to perform daily tasks at home and at work. Not only do museums and cultural heritage…

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A collection of #MCN2015 recaps!

Here is a list of recap blog posts and Storify stories from #MCN2015. Of course, we have our 2015 scholarship recipients blog posts but we wanted to make sure we collected as many of the conference recaps we could find. Enjoy! Blog Posts Ed Rodley: https://exhibitdev.wordpress.com/2015/12/02/mcn-2015-bottling-the-magic/ https://exhibitdev.wordpress.com/2015/11/15/mcn2015-recap-what-does-digital-mean-to-you/ Jennifer Foley MCN2015– Content and its discontents Jeffery Inscho…

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The Human Heart of a Technologist Conference

By Rachel Ropeik, Manager of Public Engagement, Guggenheim Museum   I’ve been wanting to attend an MCN conference for years now, and I was excited and grateful that the scholarship made it possible this year. I’m a museum educator who’s always been interested in how digital tools can impact visitors’ experiences in museums. I expected to…

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