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In 2012 when I began my time at the American Museum of Natural History, I created a new blog to talk about my adventures exploring issues related to digital media and museum-based learning. It featured original interviews, thought pieces, and highlights from my work and those of my colleagues at the AMNH. Starting in 2020, with the launch of Barry Joseph Consultancy, LLC, I turned this blog into a place to explore digital engagement writ large. Please check out some recent posts below or dive deep into the entire blog.

  • What I Learned at MuseWeb 2021
    by Barry on April 9, 2021 at 4:09 pm

    MuseWeb (the conference formerly know as Museums and the Web) is one of my favorites. The attendees are amazing and I always learn so much. This year’s MuseWeb, to combat Zoom fatigue, is spread all over the month. But this … Continue reading →

  • Where to Find Me at the upcoming MuseWeb Conference
    by Barry on April 1, 2021 at 3:43 pm

    I love MuseWeb. When I started work in 2012 at AMNH, it was the only conference everyone asked me about. Are you going? Are you going? So eventually I went, and I found my people. Educators were still a small … Continue reading →

  • Announcing Launch of New Web Site for Barry Joseph Consulting
    by Barry on March 29, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    In June of 1995, I posted my first web site. It was an innovative use of the new HTML tags for tables. Super snazzy – for the time, at least. In the last 27 years, I have produced countless web … Continue reading →

  • Renewing Cultural Halls Through Digital Experience Design
    by Barry on March 17, 2021 at 1:51 pm

    For more years than I can remember I’ve had the privilege of working with graduate student interns from NYU, specifically from three programs: Digital Media Design For Learning, Games For Learning, and Educational Communication and Technology. Whether advancing user experience … Continue reading →

  • How I Used ClubHouse to Make Connections at an Online Conference
    by Barry on February 26, 2021 at 7:26 pm

    SEEKING CONNECTIONS I spent all week attending a conference I had heard about but never attended: MuseumNext. It is designed to “bring together a passionate community of museum leaders, makers and innovators to ask ‘what’s next for museums?’” I wanted … Continue reading →