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Tim Hart speaks on the vision for digital cultural heritage



Tim Hart spoke to the Digital Culture Public Sphere on digital cultural heritage and a vision for Australia....

Tim Hart spoke to the Digital Culture Public Sphere on digital cultural heritage and a vision for Australia.




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  • 1. National Cultural PolicyDigital Public Sphere ConsultationCultural InstitutionsMr. Timothy HartDirector, Information Multimedia & TechnologyMuseum VictoriaMelbourne Australia
  • 2. Three Museums + IMAX + Royal Exhibition Building16 million collection items + 20,000m² reserve storageNatural Sciences / History & Technology / IndigenousCultures2.4 million visitors / 420,000 Education visitors 20010/116+ million online visitors (Google analytics)550 EFT staff
  • 3. Cultural Institutions have an extraordinaryreach and engagement with the community
  • 4. No Statistics today they will be in ourdetailed submissions!
  • 5. The Institutions which make up the GLAMSector are an integral part of Australia’s cultural life
  • 6. The old model (Museum 1.0)
  • 7. Card catalogue of the Mütter Museum, College of Physicians, Philadelphia
  • 8. The new model (Museum 3.0)
  • 9. Social Media
  • 10. Connected to our communitiesMulti channel delivery Two way exchange
  • 11. The Wisdom of Crowds
  • 12. “Even if you don’t engage online, you’ll still live in a world shaped by digital”Bill Thompson - @ Europeana Connect final conference in collaboration with Europeana Foundation Dates: 4-5 Oct 2011 Location: Austrian National Library, Vienna
  • 13. The Digital Economy is the Economy and the Economy is GlobalDavid Thodey CEO of Telstra, Australian National ICT Forum, 10 March 2011, Melbourne
  • 14. Rapid Change Technology /Org Structures
  • 15. Invest in ICT
  • 16. NationalResponsibility
  • 17. StateInstitutionsare NationalInstitutions
  • 18. Strategy to develop aFederally based sector wide consultative body
  • 19. Indigenous Cultures (RICP) Program
  • 20. Copyright andIntellectual Property
  • 21. core licensingposition of openaccess / creative commons
  • 22. AccessReuse & Sharing NOT Control
  • 23. Collections
  • 24. Commoditised & freeraw data through the use of API’s
  • 25. Collection Digitisation is not an end in itself and must be targeted
  • 26. The Distributed National Collection
  • 27. Digitisation = Access
  • 28. The creative sector has a unique capacity to address and satisfy the demands of diversity in the community byproducing digital content that reaches across art forms and fields of knowledge. Opportunities may be found in the wealth of existing cultural content which could be re- released on a multitude of delivery platforms anddistribution channels. This extension of cultural production presents new commercial opportunities for niche and emerging markets—the so called ‘long tail’. In addition, through innovation and digital delivery, the creative sector also has the potential to create new digital products and services for a global audience.Building a Creative Innovation Economy, Cultural Ministers Council February 2008 p.12
  • 29. Creative Industries
  • 30. Economic Impact
  • 31. National and Internationaltouring exhibition program
  • 32. Cultural Content Case Study
  • 33. PLACE - Hampi
  • 34. We are InterdisciplinaryAnd it’s a strength!
  • 35. Collaboration /Partnerships /Convergence
  • 36. Collaboration stretches our research dollars further, spreads risk, favours serendipity,propagates skills and builds critical mass. It is increasingly the engine of innovation.Powering ideas, an innovation agenda for the 21st century, May 2009
  • 37. Examples
  • 38. InnovationCapabilityReputation
  • 39. EducationState and Federal
  • 40. National storiesworking togetheron the National Curriculum
  • 41. Resources for Life-long learning
  • 42. Challenge basedlearning / unique learning environments
  • 43. New 600 millionyears: Victoriaevolves schooleducationprogram for13 to 16 year oldstudents. Students given a mission to create a 60 second clip 600 Million years in 60 Seconds Education Program, 2010
  • 44. Students given a kit to complete their mission.600 Million years in 60 Seconds Education Program, 2010
  • 45. Student using display in their video. Student using props to explain evolution.600 Million years in 60 Seconds 600 Million years in 60 Seconds Student uses exhibition to explain concept. 600 Million years in 60 Seconds
  • 46. Research
  • 47. Regional Australia
  • 48. VictorianCollections
  • 49. Source of Images: MA (Vic)
  • 50. Project Statistics27 pilot organisations 9 training sessions 88 participants 131 objects catalogued
  • 51. “A turtle travels onlywhen it sticks its neck out” Ancient Korean Proverb
  • 52. Thank youMr. Timothy HartDirector InformationMultimedia and TechnologyMuseum Victoria, MelbourneAustraliaHttp://www.museumvictoria.com.authart@museum.vic.gov.au+61 3 8341 7771Twitter: @timh01