Conversations with Visitors: Social Media and Museums brings together for the first time in book form a rich and varied international collection of essays which examine this concept in depth.
In its 360 pages, Conversations with Visitors shares the experience of some of the world's leading international thinkers and doers in the field of social media and museums. Together, these essays provide sound, practice-based advice on communicating with, involving, challenging, and analysing museum visitors (and non-visitors) through the use of many different types and styles of social media.
The dozens of institutions whose experiences are featured include:
1 Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Winnipeg
2 Copernicus Science Centre, Warsaw
3 Experimentarium Science Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark
4 Liberty Science Center, NJ, USA
5 Museum of Life & Science, Durham, NC, USA
6 Museum of Natural History and Archaeology, Trondheim, Norway
7 National Museum of American History, Washington DC, USA
8 New York Historical Society
9 Renton History Museum, Renton WA, USA
10 Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, USA
11 Tate, London, UK