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American Arts Collaborative Grant Planning

  1. 1. AMERICAN ART COLLABORATIVE KICKOFF MEETING SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
  2. 2. MEETING AGENDA I. Welcome and Introductions I. Consultants II. Advisors III. Members II. Member Survey Results III. Objectives & Timeframe for Planning Grant IV. Upcoming Educational Briefings
  3. 3. I. INTRODUCTIONS CONSULTANTS • Eleanor Fink • Design for Context • Duane Degler • Neal Johnson
  4. 4. I. INTRODUCTIONS ADVISORS • Martin Doerr, Centre for Cultural Informatics of the Institute of Computer Science, FORTH • Tim Finin, University of Maryland, Baltimore County • Craig Knoblock, Information Sciences Institute, University of Southern California • Robert Sanderson, Stanford University Libraries • Thorny Staples, Research Information Services, Smithsonian Institution
  5. 5. I. INTRODUCTIONS • Indianapolis Museum of Art • National Museum of Wildlife Art • National Portrait Gallery • Princeton University Art Museum • Smithsonian American Art Museum • Walters Art Gallery MEMBERS • Amon Carter Museum of American Art • Archives of American Art • Autry National Center of the American West • Colby College Museum of Art • Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art • Dallas Museum of Art • Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art
  6. 6. II. MEMBER SURVEY RESULTS
  7. 7. III. OBJECTIVES & TIMEFRAME FOR PLANNING GRANT OBJECTIVES • Increase the knowledge and understanding of LOD among the member museums • Develop a shared vision and collaborative agenda for museum LOD • Outline subsequent phases of work • Phase 1 - Action plan for converting to LOD to create a critical mass of American art data • Phase 2 - Develop use cases for discovery tools and applications to navigate across member LOD • Draft a report & seek funding to advance the agenda
  8. 8. III. OBJECTIVES & TIMEFRAME FOR PLANNING GRANT EDUCATIONAL BRIEFINGS Possible topics: • What is linked open data (LOD)? • Tools for converting and managing LOD • Ontologies, especially what’s in use in the cultural community • Models for managing LOD: federated vs. aggregated model • Examples of LOD in practice
  9. 9. III. OBJECTIVES & TIMEFRAME FOR PLANNING GRANT WORKING GROUPS Possible groups: • The “O” in LOD: issues & concerns with IP • Best practices in the archival community • Others? (TBD)
  10. 10. III. OBJECTIVES & TIMEFRAME FOR PLANNING GRANT MEETINGS: ONLINE AND IN-PERSON • Ad-hoc online meetings to define mission/goals; discuss aspects of agenda • Ad-hoc meeting at MCN, Dallas, November 19-22, 2014 • Early 2015 in-person meeting in Washington, DC
  11. 11. III. OBJECTIVES & TIMEFRAME FOR PLANNING GRANT FUTURE PLANNING Review of Working Documents Leading to Grant Application to Funders
  12. 12. III. OBJECTIVES & TIMEFRAME FOR PLANNING GRANT TIMEFRAME Month 1 (August): Grant received; contract consultants; plan and prepare Months 2-5 (September-December): Introduction, educational briefings, online discussion, working groups Month 4 (November): Ad-hoc MCN meeting Month 6 (January): In-person meeting in Washington, DC Months 7-8 (February-March): Draft and review of AAC agenda Month 9 (April): Apply to Mellon for next Phase of Work
  13. 13. IV. UPCOMING EDUCATIONAL BRIEFINGS September 30, Noon-1pm (EST) Introduction to LOD and LOD tool sets Speaker: Pedro Szekeley TBD (October) Introduction to ontologies & CIDOC-CRM Speaker: Stephen Stead

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  • Rachel introduces consultants
  • Eleanor introduces advisors
  • Eleanor leads members roll call
  • Eleanor reviews member survey
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