What is on the five-year horizon for museums? Which trends and technologies will drive changes to museum education and interpretation? What are the challenges that we consider as solvable or difficult to overcome, and how can we strategize effective solutions? These questions and similar inquiries regarding technology adoption and educational change steered the collaborative research and discussions of a body of 44 experts to produce the NMC Horizon Report: 2016 Museum Edition, in partnership with the Balboa Park Online Collaborative (BPOC). Six key trends, six significant challenges, and six important developments in educational and interpretive technology are placed directly in the context of their likely impact on the core missions of museums. View the work that produced the report on the project wiki.
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