Digital Exhibit Building Symposium Details

Digital Exhibit Building Symposium
September 14, 2016
McHenry Library, UC Santa Cruz

This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Library and Museum Services 

Detailed Program


9:00-9:30 am
Digital Scholarship Commons, Ground Floor of McHenry Library

Light Breakfast and Informal Tours of the Digital Scholarship Commons


9:45-10:00 am | Room 4286 McHenry

Welcome from University Librarian M. Elizabeth Cowell


10:00-11:00 am | Room 4286 McHenry

Panel 1: "Why Build Digital Exhibits?"
Moderator: Elisabeth Remak-Honnef

  • Francesco Spagnolo, "Archiving The Invisible: Museum Exhibitions and the Digital Effect" (@spagnoloacht)
  • John Weber, “More Than You Can Say, and More Than You Can See”
  • Dustin Wright, “Why A Traveling Exhibition Project Is Going Digital” (@wright_dustin)

Room 4286 McHenry

Panel 2: “Digital Storytelling: Beyond the Platform”
Moderator: Kate Dundon

  • Sylvanna Falcón, "Visualizing Human Rights Stories" (@profe_falcon)
  • Mary Thomas, “We Want the Airwaves: Visual Literacy and Podcasting” (@MaryTLikesArt)
  • Danielle Crawford, Alex Moore, Christine Turk, "Beyond Captions: Building a Digital Exhibit in Scalar"

12:15 - 1:00pm

Lunch provided for all registered attendees


Synchronous Workshops (attendees please choose one:)

2:30-2:45 pm

Coffee Break
4286 McHenry

3:00-4:00 pm | 4286 McHenry

Keynote Address
Susana Ruiz (Film & Digital Media), "Crafting Creative Intersections Between Social Justice, Nonfiction Storytelling and Gameful Design"