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Tech Talk #11-Museum Innovations and Technology

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Museums are seeking new opportunities to integrate technology in innovative ways. Though technology and innovation is often expected in a science museum, it can sometimes be controversial in art museums and history museums. Many issues debated regarding technology in a museum setting include education versus entertainment, artifacts versus reproductions, and scholarship versus showmanship.
This week, we’ll share and discuss some interesting examples from museums around the world and how they are addressing technology in their institutions.

Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013
12:15-12:45 pm
Ford 212 Media Center

Presented this week by Amanda Szot.