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The Museum Life

The Museum Life

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April 03rd 2015:Simply Speaking: A Discussion with Sebastian Chan

The Cooper-Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum has reopened to great acclaim and much of its success is due to technology that encourages visitors to engage thoughtfully and completely with the objects they encounter. Seb Chan, director of digital and emerging media at the Cooper-Hewitt will share some of his thoughts about the museum’s reopening: what the team got right, and what they are tweaking. We’ll talk about his advice for other institutions—large and small—that are grappling with the issues surrounding digital media, discuss his most influential experiences, and get his thoughts about t

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Seb Chan

Director of Digital & Emerging Media Seb Chan joined Cooper Hewitt in 2011 and oversees all of the museum’s digital renewal efforts, including all web, mobile, and online projects, as well as interactive gallery experiences, digital content, and digital strategy. Previously, Chan served as head of digital, social, and emerging technologies at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney. Chan has also worked as a cultural sector consultant with organizations across the world, and was co-author of Culture24’s Let’s Get Real action research projects. He serves on several non-profit boards and advisory councils; was a member of the Australian Government's Gov 2.0 Taskforce; and is a regular speaker at
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