Effects of digital technology in the museum

This week I read a very well-written article on the website of Art in America. The article, written by Brian Droitcour and William S. Smith, discusses the ways in which digital technology has infiltrated not only the visitor experience of museums, but also the way in which the museum operates. The article also introduced potential problems that digital… Continue reading Effects of digital technology in the museum

Participation

This week in class we focused on participatory museums. I’ve always had a fascination with exhibits that allow the visitor to get involved. I think that it provides an excellent opportunity for visitors to take an active part in their learning and also allows them to connect with other visitors, making their visit a social experience.… Continue reading Participation