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Brett Peterson

Brett Peterson

Director of Media and Interactives
American Museum of Natural History

Brett Peterson is the Director of Media and Interactives at the American Museum of Natural History and leads a team of creative professionals in the concept, design, and execution of large- and small-scale digital media within the museum.

His background in software engineering affords him the insight to design experiences that work reliably for long-term installations.

He also teaches a course on museum design at NYU within the Interactive Telecommunications Program where he has taught as an adjunct professor for the past five years.

MuseumNext Digital Exhibitions Summit
Monday, 5th December 2022

From Physical to Virtual and Back Again

Discover how the digital media teams at the American Museum of Natural History approached interactive media in our temporary and permanent halls before, during, and after the pandemic. We’ll cover lessons learned while working through the pandemic, how our perspectives and workflows have changed, and showcase best practices implemented. We’ll look at some example projects using traditional and more experimental technology and discuss the impact created for our visitors.

Find the full schedule here

Brett Peterson