Dr Annie Jamieson is Curator of Sound Technologies at the National Museum of Science and Media. She is a historian of science and technology, and her research interests include engaging museum audiences with sound and sound technologies, histories of sound reinforcement technologies, acoustics, and understandings of hearing damage through sound
Staging listening: new methods for engaging audiences with sound in museums
This article reports on the methodology and findings of the project ‘Sonic Futures: Collecting, Curating and Engaging with Sound at the National Science and Media Museum’. The article argues that engaging with listening audiences can diversify and enrich museum listening scenarios.