Module 10 | Digitizing 3D Collections for Museums

Using Analytics to Understand Audiences and Optimize Your Efforts

Beginner Level
Presenters: Daniela Larsen, Hutchings Museum Institute, Saratoga Springs, Utah

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Description: The necessity for museums to activate, promote and share their collections in creative and innovative ways has never been greater. Digitizing museum collections makes objects accessible to a broader global audience and can also assist with long-term preservation. Tune in for the Module 10 introductory session to hear how one small museum (with an equally small staff) tackled digitization of its collections in a big way! Learn how the team at the Hutchings Museum Institute determined the ultimate purpose (and use) for 3D digitization and navigated the challenges of scanning collections of all shapes, sizes, textures and fragility with technology that fit the museum’s budget. Join this session to get inspired by a small museum digitization success story!

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Daniela Larsen, Executive Director
Hutchings Museum Institute

Saratoga Springs, Utah
Daniela Larsen is a certified National Geographic Educator specializing in digital media and cultural diplomacy. As the Director of the Hutchings Museum Institute, she has created virtual reality experiences, 3D exhibitions, and digital knowledge banks for cultural preservation. Daniela has led expeditions to Everest Base Camp, Madagascar,  Mongolia, and several other locations for educational and cultural exchange.
She has implemented conservation projects in Utah, empowering participants to use technology for citizen science and impact in their local communities.  She has created several online science and history programs for local schools, provided internships, and has created several opportunities for municipalities to participate in conservation and geographic education. Daniela has experienced firsthand the power of technology in allowing diverse cultures and geographies to collaborate on identifying and solving our world’s issues together.






Sessions and Workshops in Module 10: Digitizing 3D Collections for Museums

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 Intro Session: Get Inspired for Digitizing 3D Collections

Beginner Level: Tune in for the Module 10 introductory session to hear how one small museum (with an equally small staff) tackled digitization of its collections in a big way! 

Presenters: Daniela Larsen, Executive Director, Hutchings Museum Institute, Utah


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TEch Workshop 1

How to Use Digital Assets for Documentation, Promotion, and Programs

Beginner Level: Learn how you can use digital assets in multiple ways for promotion, documentation and even schooling. 

Presenter: Roz McNulty, CLO 3D Designer, Consultant and Online course teacher,, Vancouver, Canada

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Tech Workshop 2

Image-based Approaches to 3D Collections

Intermediate Level: This session will provide an overview of photography- based approaches to documenting, sharing, and digitally archiving 3D collections. 

Presenter: Carla Schroer and Marlin Lum, Cultural Heritage Imaging, San Francisco, California

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TEch Workshop 3

3D Data Applications in Cultural Heritage

Advanced Level: This webinar will review projects that cover a broad range of Cultural Heritage applications for 3D data. 3D Digitization offers a myriad of uses and technical choices. 

Presenter: Harry Abramson, Direct Dimensions, Owings Mills, Maryland