Artist Tyree Guyton’s art installations along Detroit’s Heidelberg Street have inspired and healed its local community for decades. Recent arson fires have destroyed many of the buildings. The artist will discuss plans on revitalizing this important site. Sponsored by the University of Michigan Museum...
Elaine Heumann Gurian, Senior Museum Consultant, facilitates a panel discussion with conference participants and presents her thoughts on the changes that technology brings.
Panel discussion with Leilah Lyons, Tanya Dewey, and Günter Waibel.
Museum Technologies/Museum Transformations – Günter Waibel – Turning the Museum Inside Out: Smithsonian Scale Digitization
Günter Waibel is the Director of the Smithsonian Digitization Program at the Smithsonian Institution.
Museum Technologies/Museum Transformations – Tanya Dewey – The Animal Diversity Web: Bringing Museums into Classrooms
Tanya Dewey is Project Director of the Animal Diversity Web, University of Michigan Museum of Zoology.
Museum Technologies/Museum Transformations – Leilah Lyons – Exhibiting Data: Using Embodied Interface Designs to Engage Visitors in Big Data
Leilah Lyons is an Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Director of Digital Learning at the New York Hall of Science.