Matthew MacArthur
March 22-25, 2006
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Speakers: Biography

Matthew MacArthur

Director, New Media Program
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History
New Media Program
AHB 328 MRC 665
P.O. Box 37012
Washington DC
20013-7012 USA

Matthew MacArthur is Director of the New Media Program at the National Museum of American History. At the Smithsonian, he has worked on a variety of initiatives that employ technology in the teaching of history and material culture, including CD-ROMs, Web sites, and handheld applications. A number of these groundbreaking projects, including Revealing Things and HistoryWired, have experimented with innovative interface techniques. During his tenure, NMAH sites have won recognition from such organizations and publications as the American Association of Museums, New York Festivals, HOW magazine, Communication Arts, and I.D. magazine. He holds a B.A. in American Studies from the University of Oregon and an M.A. in History from the Claremont Graduate School, where he focused on history and new media.

Matthew will present Building a Robust and Fully-Integrated Web Program. [Mini-Workshop]