Actual Reality UX of Museum Spaces
Museum organizations are no strangers to the challenges UX Practitioners are now facing in the worlds of augmented and virtual realities. For centuries, museologists in the art world have adopted wide-ranging approaches to creating meaning from visual content and metadata within different environmental contexts and constraints.
The decisions that architects, artists, and museums have made to tell stories and communicate information in physical spaces contain lessons we can all learn from, especially as the fields of Information Architecture and User Experience Design exit the safe confines of a browser-based world.
We’ll take a journey through the history of museums while looking at examples of successes, failures and ethical considerations that examine the effects of the ties the bind environments and information.