Building a New Wing: The Digital Engagement Project

Sarah Smith, Reynolda House Museum of American Art, USA, Emily Santillo, Reynolda House Museum of American Art, USA, Tim Songer, Interactive Knowledge, Inc., USA, Allison Wolf, Interactive Knowledge, USA, Katy Listwa, Interactive Knowledge, USA

From conception to implementation to final project this paper will demonstrate the importance of museum departments working in collaboration to achieve an institutional priority – providing online, in-depth access to museum collections and inspiring ways to interact with the collections. The paper will offer tips relevant to a broad scope of museum expertise, including long range planning, interdepartmental relationships, fundraising, cataloging collection objects, publicizing the project, and creating a new website.

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