Filed under Exhibits

Game-Changing Tablet?

The Aakash tablet is coming to the US. This super cheap tablet ($39 and up) is in it’s second, and more useful iteration. The first version of the tablet was slow and unresponsive, but this one has just enough ability – a 1.2 gigahertz dual-core processor, up to 32 gigabytes of storage – to make it useable … Continue reading

Research in Action

A guest post from Francine Clément, who writes about museums and technologies at Thot cursus, an online magazine dedicated to digital culture and learning. Also a professor in the Museum Techniques department at College Montmorency (Quebec), she will be coming to DC to conduct the next part of a research about development, production and management … Continue reading

Media galleries in motion

From playful touch screens to customized hashtags, digital technologies have made themselves a staple in today’s museums. Exhibits encourage visitors to not only learn from but also interact with material. Nowhere is this more apparent than at the Newseum. Located in Washington, DC, the Newseum focuses on the history of the press and the First … Continue reading

Universal Design and Exhibits

SEPTEMBER 25, 11:30-1:00: Beth Ziebarth, Krista Flores and Kim Moeller and others will be guiding a brown-bag discussion about UNIVERSAL DESIGN AND EXHIBITS. This is a rich topic and there will be a lot to discuss. Consider this a “start” to the dialogue. Thoughts on additional discussions and plans will be addressed at the end … Continue reading