Artcasting, one year on

The Artcasting team met up recently with a number of colleagues who have been helping us think about possible futures for the ideas and insights generated during the project. Here is a summary of the key topics of discussion. Artcasting helped highlight the extent to which measuring impact and engagement is stuck in some particularly […]

Artcasting project key findings

The Artcasting project’s findings have been published in the form of an end-of-project report. Artcasting was an AHRC-funded interdisciplinary project which took place over 14 months, from May 2015-June 2016. It brought together expertise in digital education and learning, arts evaluation, and design informatics, and was conducted in partnership with ARTIST ROOMS, National Galleries of Scotland and […]

Artcasting at the Edinburgh Art Festival

The project team is proud to launch a new version of artcasting for the Edinburgh Art Festival. The app has been a collaboration with the Festival over the past three months, and its purpose is to support visitors to engage with the theme of this year’s Festival Commissions programme – ‘more lasting than bronze’ – which […]

An Artcasting Dialectogram – reflections from the artist

This guest post was written by Mitch Miller, the artist who created the Artcasting Dialectogram Dialectograms are graphic artworks that illustrate urban places and spaces, made in close collaboration with their inhabitants. The illustration we create is a mashup of maps, schematics, anthropology and comic strips to show the social, as well as the physical architecture […]

Exploring co-production and hospitality at the Critical Heritage Studies conference in Montreal

I was really happy to have a paper accepted for the ‘Co-Production in Heritage: Towards New Imaginaries’ theme at the Critical Heritage Studies conference in Montreal in June 2016. The range of papers and approaches was really exciting, spanning topics including wellbeing, ‘mashups’ as a form of digital democracy, and the concept of engagement zones for addressing inter-community […]

Cultural Heritage, Digital Engagement and Visitor Experience Seminar

The Cultural Heritage, Digital Engagement and Visitor Experience seminar took place on 25 May at the National Gallery of Scotland in Edinburgh. It was jointly organised by the Artcasting project team, the National Galleries of Scotland and ARTIST ROOMS, and was a great success. The event kicked off with a welcome from Christopher Ganley, Digital Content & Design Manager, […]

Sharing findings from the Artcasting project – Cultural Heritage, Digital Engagement and Visitor Experience – 25 May 2016

The AHRC-funded Artcasting project is coming to an end on 30 June. Those in the Co Durham area can try the Artcasting app in the ARTIST ROOMS: Robert Mapplethorpe exhibition at the Bowes Museum until the 24th of April. In the coming weeks, the project team (including Jen Ross, Jeremy Knox and Claire Sowton from Digital Education) will […]

#museumedoz Twitter chat, 1 March 2016

The Artcasting project team has been working closely for the past 10 months or so with colleagues at the National Galleries of Scotland and Tate, and the ARTIST ROOMS Associate Galleries, on developing a new platform for evaluating visitor engagement with art, and exploring the ideas and issues that have come along with thinking ‘inventively’ about […]

Artcasting: Make new connections with ARTIST ROOMS: Roy Lichtenstein. Sunday 10 January, 2-4:30pm

Connect Roy Lichtenstein to Your World The ARTIST ROOMS: Roy Lichtenstein exhibition at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art closes on Sunday 10 January 2016. Come and enjoy the final day of the exhibition with the interactive Artcasting project. Drop in any time between 2pm and 4:30pm to connect Lichtenstein to your world! Artcasting is […]

Explorathon 2015, 25 September: come to the Gallery of Modern Art & try artcasting!

On Friday 25 September venues all across Scotland are hosting ‘Explorathon‘ events as part of European Researchers’ Night. We’re delighted to be pairing up with the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh for a special Artcasting event. This fun, hands-on event in the ARTIST ROOMS: Roy Lichtenstein exhibition will make you think about your own responses to art, help […]