The future of digital interpretation – gallery objects as service avatars

This resource can support museums in achieving the Accreditation Standard 9.1 To provide stimulating learning and discovery activities, including exhibitions and programmes based on your collections.

This paper outlines how digital technology in physical spaces can offer a seamless experience centred firmly on the object. It encourages museums to reveal more of their collections by producing dense displays of objects with limited fixed interpretation but with hooks into deep digital services and invitations to participate.

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Date created: 2012

Author: Fiona Romeo; Lawrence Chiles

Publisher: National Maritime Museum