@MarDixon Passionate about culture internationally. Run remixing events, workshops, create solutions, and an international speaker. Over sharer and Mom who loses arguments to a teen. Projects created: @CultureThemes @lovetheatreday @AskaCurator @MuseumSelfieDay @TeensInMuseums @52museums
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    June 2nd, 2013mardixonCulture

    SmartphonePedastoolA while ago, I was commissioned to write an opinion piece discussing the use of mobile technology and social media in the museum environment and how, if implemented correctly can develop audiences of all ages by Ian Clappison.  It was an extremely  time senstive piece and I didn’t fully commit to getting it done which was a good thing, as 3 months later – ta da! 

    Elephant in the Room – is it rude to use a smartphone when at an art gallery or museum?

    My answer: No.

    Smartphones are the best invention ever.  Ok, maybe a bit of a strong statement but it has transformed the way so many of us live and work.  They have also changed the way we interact with the museum environment.

    And that’s a good thing!

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