Nate Solas is the Senior New Media Developer & Head Technologist at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, MN. In that role, Solas leads the team responsible for back-end development and database work for all Walker web properties: walkerart.org, artsconnected.org, and mnartists.org. A technology leader at the Walker since 2003, Solas has helped shape the direction of the institution’s web presence and developed strategies for multidisciplinary content online. The new Walker website was awarded 2012 Best Innovative/Experimental Site and Best Overall Site by the International Conference of Museums and the Web and was nominated for a Webby Award.
Presenter for the Following Session
- The Mobile Web: Where to Start.
Mobile web sites: all museum’s seem to want one, but no one seems to agree where to start. By analyzing the development of three very different mobile web projects – from the Rijksmuseum, Baltimore Museum of Art and Walker Art Center – this session will explore the strengths and weaknesses of mobile web development approaches including dedicated mobile sites, responsive web sites and mobile first.