In the House and on the Web:
21st-century Strategies for Interpreting Historic Interiors

On October 3, 2014, the Nichols House Museum hosted a one-day international symposium on the benefits and challenges of using technology in historic spaces. Speakers explored how technology can engage visitors with the past by showcasing projects using mobile, web, and virtual technology in museums around the world.

Speakers (in order of appearance):

  • Lee Glazer, PhD-- Associate Curator of American Art at Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery at the Smithsonian Institution
  • Annie Kemkaran-Smith--Curator (Art Collections) of the National Collections Group UK
  • Loic Tallon--Senior Mobile Producer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Victoria Kastner--Historian at Hearst Castle
  • John A. Sibbald-- Marketing & Business Development at Hamilton Palace UK

This program was presented by:

The Nichols House Museum
Museum Studies, Department of History of Art and Architecture, Boston University
Wellesley College
The Boston Athenaeum