This was a quick fire round of some brilliant and interesting case studies, all focused on specific audience groups and looked at the definition of success. Therefore in the essence of it being quick, short and snappy, heres mainly the links and some very short notes on the various sites. Really pleased to see Hartlepool, a small gallery up on stage.
- Linda Spurdle from Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery: Pre-raphaelite Online Resource. Just great, really beautiful images, using Microsoft Silverlight to zoom in to such fine detail. Target users were heavily involved in the design, HE and FE audience wanted a resource which was trustworthy and scholarly.
- Julian – QR codes – public sculpture in Manchester using QR codes to enhance interpretation, Manchester city galleries.
- Tim Boundy JA.NET uk- trying to get cultural institutions and schools to video conference each other national education network, connecting to cultural institutions as well as educational institutions. Video conferencing http://www.ja.net/communities/schools/videoconferencing/content.html
- Andrew V&A – a blog about quilts… http://www.vam.ac.uk/things-to-do/blogs/quilts-hidden-histories-untold-stories/home Quilt community on v&a blog. air on the side of caution when using multiple voices on blogs? I don’t know whether that is necessarily the case. need to be enthusiastic and confident when blogging. Quite cool that the quilt blog influences interpretation in the exhibition!
- Articus –http://articus.org.uk/ online elearning resource at the hartlepool art gallery. Asking advice from the audience on where to go next? How to get the audience engaged with the resource.