Video, video, video.

The American Textile History Museum also features a wide range of video options for visitors. They are both historical and contemporary in nature and appeal to visitors in a variety of ways. For the sake of this critique, videos will be broken down into three categories: informational, maker, and historical. There are highs and lows [...]

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Teen Perspectives.

The American Textile History Museum in Lowell, Massachusetts is a treasure trove of new media. In my experience, history museums tend to lack successful media moments. Whether the content is dry (please, let’s get creative!) or worse, there is no media in any format to be found, history museums can often miss the mark. American [...]

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