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Louise Prichard leads the digital channels team at the State Library of New South Wales. Passionate about creating digital experiences that connect people with services, ideas and collections, Louise and her team are responsible for the design and delivery of library’s public-facing website and its many applications.
Louise has extensive experience leading multidisciplinary teams in producing fit-for-purpose, sustainable and innovative digital initiatives, including, recently, expanded online access to library programs and exhibitions in the wake of Covid-19. She is also a UX Lead in the Library’s major project to redevelop its catalogue. Her work involves end-to-end management of digital projects, from strategy and research to design, implementation, support and continuous improvement to enable the successful delivery of accessible, engaging and relevant digital experiences.
MuseumNext Digital Exhibitions Summit
Wednesday, 8 December 2021
‘Thank you and bravo’: an onsite-to-online success story
So often, so much of the content, creativity and resources that go into and result from exhibitions are lost to the public domain once the physical exhibition closes. This session looks at how Covid created a space that enabled us to look afresh at the relationship between gallery and screen, and an opportunity to create a new kind of content-rich online exhibition that enhanced the onsite visitor experience and dramatically extended public access to two important, complex and powerful histories. The session will talk through challenges faced and insights gained, and how they have changed the way we make exhibitions.