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GAF Fellowship

#MCN2020 Day 5

In the 24 hours since I finished at MCN yesterday, my whole state has been put into a 6 day COVID lockdown. It’s been a strange time emotion-wise, so this morning I let myself sleep in. I missed the only live session I was really excited for, but can re-watch that later, and I have […]

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GAF Fellowship

#MCN2020 Day 4

There were a couple of *really* interesting presentations on this morning that I didn’t get to go to and also are off the record due to Chatham House Rules, so I am a little sad about my timezone. But, the rest of today was pretty good! Effects Of Shelter-In-Place On Museum Website Visitation: Findings From […]

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GAF Fellowship

#MCN2020 Day 3

We are halfway through! Can you believe it! Bring Your Own Device and In-Hand Interactives: How Covid-19 Forced Innovation in Our Interactives We heard from David Zlatic from the Cincinnati Museum Centre about their redevelopment and pivot post-COVID. It was interesting to hear about their flip from touch screens to BYOD. They are using Digimarc, […]

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GAF Fellowship

#MCN2020 Day 2

I cut myself some slack today and missed the first session that was scheduled at 4am my time on using Twitter as a way to teach museum studies. This is really interesting to me as while I was teaching a GLAM elective at UniSA Online at the beginning of this year one of the assignments […]

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GAF Fellowship

#MCN2020 Day 1

As we are currently not allowed to leave the country, I have been looking for different ways of kickstarting my Fellowship that I can work on remotely. The real silver lining of this global pandemic has been accessing the thoughts, experiences, and expertise of people around the globe, so I am very grateful to be […]

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GLAM Blog Club

Time

This week MOD. opened after a five month long physical closure. Of course, we weren’t completely closed in that time. In fact, I’d argue that we were almost more open than ever with an online exhibition and four nights a week of live streamed video interviews, games, and workshops. We warmed MOD., and our sibling […]

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Personal

The back story

I’ve lost count the number of times I’ve heard someone say “oh, I didn’t get into museums the usual way”. I know people working in museums who have PhDs in history, some who started out working in labs, and others who have skipped through jobs in different industries before landing in the GLAM world. I’m […]

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GAF Fellowship

Exciting news!

I am very excited to announce that I am one of the 2020 George Alexander Foundation Fellows! A bit about what I am researching… The introduction of digital technologies into museum practice has vastly changed the way that museums and galleries can engage with their audiences. This Fellowship seeks to understand the changing impacts of […]