Museum Archipelago

3. Museum Authority in a World of User-Generated Content with Seb Chan

May 5th, 2015  •  10 mins 13 secs  •  Download (7.02 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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As one of the nation's most-trusted category of institutions, museums project an enormous amount of authority over their subject matter. In this episode, Seb Chan, Director of Digital & Emerging Technologies at Cooper-Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, talks about the ways that museums can share that authority with museum visitors comfortable with a less top-down approach to authority.

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