The Distributed Museum


This research described and analyzed the possibilities for innovative museum visitor experiences using a range of networked technologies and social media applications. Based on research previously supported by the MacArthur Foundation called “Inspiring the Technological Imagination: The Future of Museums and Libraries in a Digital Age.”

Susana Bautista and Anne Balsamo. “The Distributed Museum,” in Museums and Higher Education: Learning at the Interface, in Isobela Creed, Anne Boddington, Catherine Speight, Dr. Jos Boys, eds. Ashgate, UK. 2013.

Susana and I presented the first version of this project at a Professional Forum at the Museum and the Web Conference in Philadelphia in April 2011.