Media&Technology

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Media&Technology (M&T) is a Professional Network of the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), a leading museums organization in the United States. The M&T Network is the AAM link between museums and media technologies. As such, it identifies, examines, and advocates appropriate uses of media technologies in helping museums meet the needs of their diverse publics. Membership is limited to institutions or individuals that are members of AAM.

Mission[edit]

To identify, access, and advocate a broad variety of program uses for media and technology in helping museum professionals meet the needs of their diverse publics.

Muse Awards[edit]

The Muse Awards are annual awards recognizing outstanding achievement in museum media. The award system is based on a jury-of-peers review of submitted museum technology projects, which awards Gold, Silver, Bronze and Honorable Mentions in a range of defined categories.

Chairs

Ruth Perlin/Selma Thomas (1989–1998)
Scott Sayre (1999)
Peter Samis (2000)
Deborah Seid Howes (2001, 2002)
Herminia Din (2003, 2004)
Phyllis Hecht (2005, 2006)
Phyllis Hecht, Sarah Marcotte (2007)
Sarah Marcotte, Suzanne Sarraf (2008, 2009, 2010)
Suzanne Sarraf (2011)
Jack Ludden, Tina Shah (2012)
Jack Ludden (2013
Tina Shah, Jonathan Munar (2014)

MUSE history[edit]

Multimedia Awards for Museums: MUSE A Case Study[1] by Phyllis Hecht, MUSE Awards Chair 2005-2007, Chair, Museums Studies, Johns Hopkins University, USA, explains the long history of how these awards were developed.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Phyllis Hecht. "Multimedia Awards for Museums: MUSE, A Case Study". Stsci.edu. Retrieved 2013-08-16. 

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