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published April 1998
updated Nov. 2010
Before and during MW98, Online activities and events highlighted
issues and achievements of Museums on the Web.
Participants in MW98's online discussions were invited both to discuss
and to show, through their own links and sites, what they mean by
truly virtual experiences.
'Symmetrical transactions' through the Web
Moderated by Ian Russell, Interactive Science Ltd.
- How can visitors 'put something in' as well as 'get something
- Could the Web revolutionise traditional 'top-down' museum philosophy?
- What are the best strategies for managing web sites?
- Got a question about a new plug-in or tool?
What is the Web doing to the Museum?
- Has the Web changed our sense of the Museum?
- Do on-line museums offer a new kind of museum experience?
Steve Dietz, of Gallery 9, curated
an online exhibition exploring "interface culture" with the help
of an Organizing Committee. Before
and during the conference, different Web art works were viewed,
and "best of show" was voted on. Throughout the exhibition, a
explored the how, why and what of virtual art, in a dialogue among
curators, museum visitors and artists.
Papers and Presentations
Papers for MW98 in Toronto are linked into the Conference
Program. The Speakers
List provides an overview of what's available on-line.
Review the papers presented last year in Los Angeles, and see how far we've
Virtual Conference Activities
Got an idea for a fun virtual event during MW99? Contact
the Conference Co-Chairs, David Bearman email@example.com or Jennifer Trant firstname.lastname@example.org.
This file can be found below http://www.archimuse.com/mw98/
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