Royal Ontario Museum Announces Appointment of Chief Digital Officer
“As CDO, Shyam [Oberoi] will play an important role integrating digital thinking into all facets of the Museum – on site, off site and online, while fostering a culture of innovation and creativity that will contribute to our visitors’ exceptional Museum experiences.”
NMC Horizon Report: 2016 Museum Edition
A research project among 44 museum experts, a report examining the trends and technologies that will drive changes to museum education and interpretation.
VRAF Regional Workshops
Funded by the Kress Foundation, the Visual Resources Association Foundation’s workshops strengthen the visual resources field by increasing awareness of visual information management while advocating for the value of images in the teaching and learning environment.
American Art Collaborative (AAC)
A consortium of art museums in the United States committed to establishing a critical mass of Linked Open Data ( LOD)
WSJ: When the Art is Watching You
Article in the Wall Street Journal on how museums, including the DMA, are examining data about their visitors.
Observer:Dallas Museum of Art Hires the Met’s Shyam Oberoi as Director of Technology and Digital Media
From the Metropolitan Museum of Art to the DMA.
CBS: Google Art Project features White House, the Met …
Over 150 institutions and 32,000 works of art in the expanded, global Google Art Project, which brings “Street View” into the world’s greatest museums.
NYT: From Met Museum, Virtual Virtue
A review of the museum’s new website, including the online Collections. Quote: “the Met’s site is so encyclopedic and welcoming that it ranks among the best … for any major museum.”