Where Museum Professionals Learn
The MuseumTimes podcast series showcases the latest media and technology projects at museums around the globe.
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The MuseumTimes community highlights online learning resources and opportunities for museum professionals to connect with one another and advance their knowledge within the field. In addition to sharing a growing repository of free online conference proceedings and upcoming museum-related events, MuseumTimes also shares negotiated discounts and special offers to members of the museum community, with the help of the community’s sponsors.
The MuseumTimes podcast series features behind-the-scenes interviews with those at museums responsible for award-winning web and media projects. In association with the Media and Technology Committee of the American Association of Museums, MuseumTimes puts the spotlight on the best technology-enabled museum initiatives out there.
Examples of MuseumTimes podcasts available include:
O Say Can you Sing? —
This podcast goes behind the scenes to learn about O Say Can You Sing? National Anthem Singing Contest, the award-winning project from the Smithsonian National Museum of American History in the category of “Community”.
Total Solar Eclipse: Live from China —
Dr. Robert Semper of the Exploratorium joins Jonathan Finkelstein of LearningTimes to talk about the MUSE award-winning Total Solar Eclipse: Live From China. Working in partnership with NASA’s Sun-Earth Connection Education Forum, the Exploratorium sent a team to remote northwestern China to capture this awe-inspiring event.
The George Eastman House —
Eliza Benington Kozlowski of the George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film joins Jonathan Finkelstein of LearningTimes for a discussion of the MUSE award-winning podcasting project, General Collection Podcasts for George Eastman House.