College Teams with History Center to Present on Using Digital Media for history Preservation

Tompkins Cortland Community College is collaborating with the History Center in Tompkins County for a presentation on using digital media in historic preservation on Tuesday, December 10. The free presentation will begin at 6 p.m. at the History Center in Tompkins County, which is located within the Tompkins Center for History & Culture at 110 North Tioga Street on the Ithaca Commons.

The presentation will make explore how technology has provided enhanced opportunities for museums and historic preservation professionals. Tompkins Cortland New Media Professor Keith Millman, along with fellow faculty and graduates, will examine projects that have used innovative techniques to better preserve and understand historic artifacts.

History Center Director Ben Sandberg will also lead participants in an activity to collect feedback for the MUSEUM OF THE FUTURE.

The presentation is the last special event associated with the “Celebrating the Impossible Dream” exhibit at the Tompkins Center for History & Culture. The exhibit, which runs through December, explores the College’s more than 50 years of history and innovation.