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Agnès Abastado

Agnès Abastado

Head of the Digital Development Department
Musées d'Orsay

Agnès Abastado is a graduate engineer from Télécom ParisTech and holds a master’s degree in multimedia creation and production.

She has more than 13 years of experience in the design and management of digital projects. She started her career at Publicis Modem France (web agency) in 2008, before joining the Monnaie de Paris (French Mint) in 2012 to manage ticketing, multimedia and digital content projects for the opening of the Quai Conti exhibitions and museum.

In 2019, she joins the Digital Africa association as Program, Communication and Marketing Coordinator based in Dakar, Senegal.

At the beginning of 2022, she joined the EPMO-VGE – Établissement public des musées d’Orsay et de l’Orangerie, as Deputy director of digital and Head of the Digital Development Department.

Agnès Abastado contributes, alongside Hélène Charbonnier – the Digital Director, to the definition of the digital strategy of the Institution. In collaboration with her teams, she designs, develops and distributes the multimedia and innovative digital offer for the two museums, both in situ and on line, for the permanent collections, the cultural events and exhibitions and the digital mediation for the public.

The digital development department is responsible for community management of social networks, websites editorialization, audiovisual productions and co-productions, innovative productions and co- productions (VR, AR, MR, NFT, Metaverse, etc.), in situ digital or immersive devices, and transmedia storytelling.

Agnès Abastado is also the contact person for digital issues in the context of the institution’s CSR policy.


Agnès Abastado is spekaing at the Museum XR Summit 2024 :

How to bring VR in a major cultural institution

The Musée d’Orsay is teaming up with Lucid Realities and Unframed Collection to combine its most ever visited exhibition with a virtual reality experience that will tour the world.

Agnès Abastado