Tour 2: Art Institute Chicago – Tech Tour

Tuesday, April 07, 2015: 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Thank you for your interest, the Art Institute of Chicago Tech Tour is now full.

Please join a free tour offered by Stefano Cossu, Director of Application Services and Tina Shah, Senior Web Applications Developer from AIC.  The tour will focus on AIC’s on its visitor-facing technology advancements.  Please meet at AIC’s Michigan Avenue entrance.  The tour will start at 3pm promptly.

In recent years, the AIC has developed several innovative applications to amplify museum experience and scholarly research within the galleries and beyond. Some of these projects include digital publications as part of the Online Scholarly Catalog Initiative (OSCI), a Museum Tours mobile app, and LaunchPad, a collections storytelling app available on stationary tablets and kiosks. In-depth tours will be led by museum staff and project collaborators who will explain the goals and inner workings of these projects.

Chair: Stefano Cossu, The Art Institute of Chicago, USA