Key to the Future
Image: a VR screen from the Beacon Virtua project (supplied: Curtin University)
Dustin Growick, History in the future: how museums need to adapt, ABC News, 14 October 2016
Radio interviews during the 2016 Museums Australia WA State Conference held at the Perth Cultural Centre on the 12-14 October.
Could a virtual reality headset be key to the future of museums?
Around Australia, different research bodies are experimenting with new technologies, in a bid to engage new audiences with history.
But Dustin Growick from Museum Hack says it’s personal experiences, not high-tech gadgetry, that will ensure the future of museums.