Museums Embrace Video Games in New Outreach Engagements

February 9th, 2015

Visitors to the "Art of the Video Game" exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, via Art NewspaperAn article in The Art Newspaper this week examines the strategies and impacts of museum’s undertaking collection and implementation strategies for video games and computer programs, as well as utilizing game platforms and structures to encourage engagement.  “It’s an innovative way to get the public interested in collections, especially audiences that wouldn’t normally engage with them,” says Stella Wisdom, the British Library’s digital curator. “There’s a lot of potential for creative industries to work with cultural institutions and vice versa.  We’re just at the start of a journey.” 

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