VIRTUAL CONVERSATIONS AND CONNECTIONS: Used To Be Different, Now It's the Same?
"Used To Be Different, Now It's the Same? The Post-Pandemic Makeover of Museums"
Thursday, January 21, 2021
Zoom Webinar (link below)
Hood Museum of Art
Meredith Steinfels, Assistant Director, Digital Platforms, Media, and Archives, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth; John P. Bell, Director, ITC Data Experiences and Visualizations Studio, Dartmouth; Jon Ippolito, Professor for New Media, co-director of Still Water Lab, and Director of the Digital Curation graduate program at the University of Maine; moderator: Amelia Kahl, Barbara C. and Harvey P. Hood 1918 Curator of Academic Programming, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth
It's become a commonplace to hear that 2020 has forever changed the art world, and cultural heritage in general. But this is a story we've heard before. During the dot-com boom of the early 2000s, museums like the Guggenheim, Whitney, and SFMOMA made a leap to digital collections and programming, though many later retreated to habitual practices that were less adventurous. What lessons can be learned from the digital gold rush of the turn of the millennium, and how should museums apportion resources strained under the pandemic to take advantage of this latest transition? Registration is required. CLICK HERE to register.
Image: On October 15, 2020, Dartmouth Senior Lecturer in Studio Art Karol Kawiaka's hybrid studio art class "Digital Drawing" visited the museum. Photo by Randall Kuhlman.
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