Experiencing the Art Museum: Methods for Public Engagement

  • Maria Mortati
Part of the Springer Series on Cultural Computing book series (SSCC)


Methods for interactive, socially engaged art museum experiences are explored. They examine the utility of developing larger, institutional philosophies to specific techniques via case studies at the U.C.L.A. Hammer Museum, the Oakland Museum of California, and the Walker Art Center. Employed by a spectrum of practitioners such as artists, designers, and museum professionals, these approaches created new avenues for interaction. Specifically, artists entering into visitor services to drive institutional evolution, techniques for engaging atypical visitors, and approaches for engaging with “the crowd” with ephemeral art movements.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.California College of the ArtsSan FranciscoUSA

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