Plenary Panel: Democratizing the Museum

Saturday, April 09, 2016: 9:30am - 10:20am
Biltmore Ballroom

Museums are more than science, art, history and culture-based visitor attractions. They are civil society institutions with a responsibility to our sense of citizenship. This plenary session challenges the GLAM sector to apply its unique toolset of digital technologies, physical space, and cultural artifacts toward a broad mission of democratic participation.

Panelists include Jon Alexander from the New Citizenship Project; Gamynne Guillotte, Director of Interpretation and Public Engagement at the Baltimore Museum of Art; Tanner Blackman, Do Art Foundation, and Lucy Bernholz, Senior Research Scholar at Stanford University’s Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society and Director of the Digital Civil Society Lab.

Chair: nikhil trivedi