Make History in the New York Times Today: Jake talks to Alex Wright about Crowd-sourcing Museum Collections
Alex Wright interviewed Jake about Make History, the site Local Projects created for the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, a leader in the bottom-up museum collections movement.
“The key is to use constraints,” said Jake Barton, the lead designer for Make History. “Just giving visitors an open mike is the least kind thing you can do. We are asking for people’s experiences, but that doesn’t relieve us of the responsibility to share a narrative with the visitor.” Read full article here