Projects

  • Where’s Reading heading? Wheres Reading HeadingThis project is run by Reading Museum as a Happy Museum project (Paul Hamlyn Foundation). iMuse/iOpener was able to support it with a contribution to accessibility with captioning being added to the film by Ginger & Pickles Production Company, getting visitors’ views on Reading through the iOpener days in March 2015 and introducing visitors to the film in the RG spaces tent at the East Reading Festival, June 2015.
  • National Heritage Open Days 2014 – How Reading got its pots Town Hall and greek pot- or “From Apullia to Reading” iMuse is working with the Ure Museum and the Museum of Reading to create a mini webapp explaining how Reading got such a rich collection of Greek pots and how the two museums collaborate over their display.
  • Ure Move Sophie the owlThis project is the third in the series led by the Ure Museum of Classical Archaeology, Reading. Working with three local schools, AACT as part of its iMuse Programme, will help to create simple webapps using material created by 16 year old pupils led by a student panel.
  • A mini-app for an artist’s exhibition .Working with artist Jenny Halstead, iMuse is hoping to demonstrate that a low-cost simple web-app can enhance the visitor’s experience, particularly those with sight, learning or reading difficulties.
  • Stanley Spencer Gallery Stnley spencer gallery interiorWe are experimenting in partnership with the Gallery on new methods of interacting with and interpreting the Artist’s work using in-Gallery iPads.
  • Ure Discovery young people lerning about computer animationIn partnership with a classical museum, a professional animator, mainstream and special schools to produce a highly-accessible app based on ideas communicated by forty 14-25 year olds.
  • Text-free book Our-text-free-Ladybird-book-in-an-exhibitionExperimenting with a totally text-free app with an in-gallery iPad bound as a book.
  • iMuse in Reading holybrook and abbey arch ReadingThis project ran in partnership, with 600 people trying novel ways of accessing heritage using mobile devices.

Our 2012 iMuse projects