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Kansas City’s Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art debuts multi-media hub on its website

KANSAS CITY, MO.- A multi-media hub of the Nelson-Atkins website has launched. Studio 33 features videos, audio entries, interactive content and social media portals that allow visitors to learn about a favorite work of art, respond to a Museum blog post, listen to artists discuss their creative process and discover more about exhibitions and special programs. But Studio 33 is not a static entity; it will continually grow and evolve to accommodate various platforms. A mobile-friendly device version is also in the works and will be made available in the future. “Museums are shifting from thinking of themselves as passive, brick-and-mortar places to being more actively engaged in getting information to the public,” said Adam Johnson, head of adult programs and interpretive media. “We are reaching out to different audiences and encouraging feedback.” There are currently more than 250 audio offering