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RIOT 1831 @ Nottingham Castle - Open Day
Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Lenton Road, Nottingham, NG1 6EL
Friday 5th September 2014, 10am-5pm
Come along to our free open day to have a look at the new 'RIOT 1831 @ Nottingham Castle' exhibition, which uses the latest Augmented Reality (AR) technology to bring history to life. This open day is specifically for arts, heritage and cultural organisations, technology providers, academics, heritage/arts/technology students and freelancers.
Throughout the day, you will have the opportunity to listen to all three presentations from those involved in delivering this innovative but challenging project. These include staff from Nottingham City Museums and Galleries; academics from the Nottingham Trent University and the University of Nottingham and from the technology providers, Hot Knife Digital Media. They will discuss how the exhibition was created as a partnership and the lessons learned from the experience. Emphasis will be on practical advice that you can use and issues that need to be considered. The funders encouraged risk-taking with its projects and for honest learning to be captured and disseminated.
There will be chance for you to talk to those involved outside of the sessions if you wish to know more.
Below is a draft schedule for the day. Each talk will be repeated at each session to allow you the opportunity to see the project from each of the partner’s viewpoint.
10:00-10:40 Registration, tea and coffee and chance to explore the exhibition
11:00-12:00 1st Session
12:00-13:30 Lunch and Networking (lunch is not provided)
13:30-14:15 2nd Session
14:30-15:15 3rd Session
15:15-15:45 Coffee and Round-up
15:45-17:00 Opportunity to re-visit the exhibition, speak to project partners and
to ask more details about project resources.
Please be aware that lunch is not provided. The Café will be open, offering a range of hot drinks, homemade cakes, sandwiches and cooked food.
At your arrival, there will the opportunity to book your priority session during your registration.
Please print off your ticket and bring it along with you on the day.
If you do have any queries, or access requirements, please contact:
Adrian Davies – Adrian.Davies@nottinghamcity.gov.uk; 01158761423 (Project Lead)
For any site specific questions, please contact:
Supported by the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts - Nesta, Arts & Humanities Research Council and public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England
About the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts
The Digital R&D fund for the Arts is a £7 million fund to support collaboration between organisations with arts projects, technology providers, and researchers. It is a partnership between Arts Council England (www.artscouncil.org.uk), Arts and Humanities Research Council (www.ahrc.ac.uk) and Nesta (www.nesta.org.uk).
We want to see projects that use digital technology to enhance audience reach and/or develop new business models for the arts sector. With a dedicated researcher or research team as part of the three-way collaboration, learning from the project can be captured and disseminated to the wider arts sector.
Every project needs to identify a particular question or problem that can be tested. Importantly this question needs to generate knowledge for other arts organisations that they can apply to their own digital strategies.
DEADLINE TO SIGN UP – 29TH AUGUST 2014
When & Where
Nottingham City Museums and Galleries
The internationally relevant collections held by Nottingham Castle Museum (NCMG) epitomise the significant and turbulent history of what is now a modern and vibrant city. Originally created to inspire the public and local textile manufacturers, the museum continues in its role as a catalyst for new creativity and is a major visitor destination in the East Midlands. In recent decades it has developed a strong pedigree of creative programming and community participation.