Tour 1: CMS, Object Stories, Mobile and Touch

First we go to Portland Art Museum for a Tour of the Object Stories booth and Carrie May Weems special exhibition and Object Stories Listening Station with Mike Murawski, Director of Education and Public Programs.Then a Tour of the collections management photo studio and flex space, followed by a discussion of the online collections database with Maggie Hanson, Collections Information Manager.

Enjoy a catered lunch at Grand Central Bakery Café a fresh, locally grown company dedicated to the craft of artisan baking and scratch cooking.

After lunch, enjoy a Meridian mobile tour of the world famous Lan Su Chinese Garden, one of Portland’s greatest treasures. The Lan Su Chinese Garden app, designed for both iOS and Android based phones, is part personal tour guide, part plant guide –What’s Blooming in Lan Su, turn-by-turn directions and a comprehensive list of all of the events all run from a web CMS.

Finish the day with a tour through Second Story where they are pioneering new interactive experiences for museums and pushing the boundaries of storytelling for brands and institutions across web, mobile, and installations and empowering audiences to connect and share.