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URL: http://www.massmoca.org/
City / Country: North Adams, MA / USA
Theme: Art
Languages: English
Platforms: Web
Web accessibility: Not specified. /W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional
Mission: "More than 80 major new works of art and more than 50 performances have been created through fabrication and rehearsal residencies in North Adams, making MASS MoCA perhaps the most fertile site in the country for new art. The museum thrives on making and presenting work that is fresh, surprising, and challenging." (http://www.massmoca.org/mission.php)
Outstanding characteristics: Sol LeWitt Retrospective website.

Maps


No maps available.

Exhibitions


In the galleries

http://www.massmoca.org/search_results.php?st=2&search=11
Information about current Gallery events. Displays current events, and also allows user to:

  • Search by date
  • Search by date range
  • Search by category
    User can retrieve more information about an event by clicking on it. Event info pages usually contain textual information, but in some cases there are also links to external sites or videos.

Performing arts

http://www.massmoca.org/search_results.php?st=2&search=30
Information about current Performing Arts events. Displays current events, and also allows user to:

  • Search by date
  • Search by date range
  • Search by category
    User can retrieve more information about an event by clicking on it. Event info pages usually contain textual information.
    User can buy tickets directly from the event page.

Resources


Kidspace

http://www.massmoca.org/kidspace/
Contains activity cards, teacher guides and other resources, all of them in pdf format.

Podcasts

http://www.imamuseum.org/for-educators
The IMA offers resources, many designed to meet Indiana Academic Standards and available free of charge, for learning about our world and the people in it.
Contains Theme tours http://www.imamuseum.org/for-educators/k-12/theme-tours&nbsp (with activities in pdf), and lesson plans (pdf and doc).

Visit planning


No special features to plan the visit.

Visit follow-up


No special features to follow-up the visit.

Online community


Blog

http://blog.massmoca.org/
Blog design is plenty consistent to the whole MASS Moca website.

Mobile features


No features for mobile devices.

Searching & browsing


Browsing behavior based on a main top menu. Subsections are displayed by rollover.
When the user clicks on an option, a menu of its subsections appears at the left side of the page.

The search box appears permanently at the top right of every page.
Google custom search, without advanced search.

Search events

http://www.massmoca.org/search_results.php?st=6
Calendar, In the galleries and Performing arts sections contain two types of searching options:

  • Search by date
  • Search by date range

Site map

http://www.massmoca.org/sitemap.php
Site index (clickable hierarchical tree)

Subscription


Email newsletter

http://www.mainstreetmail.com/signup/index.php?listID=741&redirect=http://www.massmoca.org
E-mail list

Online transactions


Email newsletter

http://www.mainstreetmail.com/signup/index.php?listID=741&redirect=http://www.massmoca.org
Redirects to Main Street mail. User has to submit his email address to receive email newsletter.

Online Store

http://www.massmoca.org/hardware.php
Coming soon. Not yet available.

Buy your tickets

http://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?organ_val=2324
Links to an external application in a new window. Different look-and-feel from the main website.

Membership

http://www.massmoca.org/membership.php
Links to an external application (Virtual Cart, secure shopping) in the same window. Different look-and-feel from the main website.

Annual Fund

http://www.massmoca.org/annual-fund.php
User can make a donation to support MASS MoCA's Annual Fund. Links to an external application (Virtual Cart, secure shopping) in the same window. Different look-and-feel from the main website.

Outstanding best practices


Sol LeWitt: A Wall Drawing Retrospective

http://www.massmoca.org/lewitt/
Exhibition website
User can visit Sol LeWitt works selecting one of these three options:

View by grid

http://www.massmoca.org/lewitt/grid.php

View by floorplan
http://www.massmoca.org/lewitt/floorplan.php

GOOD PRACTICE View timelapse
http://www.massmoca.org/lewitt/timelapse.php?id=16
Allows user to observe the whole process of development of a Wall Drawing, either in sequential order (playing the video) or controlling a scrollable timeline.

GOOD PRACTICE Download the audio tour
User can download a podcast audio tour of the Lewitt installation from itunes

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