Director of Digital Infrastructure and Emerging Technology
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B.A., Temple University
Jeff Steward directs the museums on the use of a wide range of digital technology. He oversees the collections database, API, and photography studio. For the opening of the new Harvard Art Museums in November 2014, he helped launch the Lightbox Gallery, a public research and development space. Steward has worked at museums with museum data since 1999. Areas of research include visualization of cultural datasets; open access to metadata and multimedia material; and data interoperability and sustainability.
Rodighiero, Dario, Lins Derry, Douglas Duhaime, Jordan Kruguer, Maximilian C. Mueller, Christopher Pietsch, Jeffrey T. Schnapp, Jeff Steward, and metaLAB. “Surprise Machines.” Information Design Journal, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1075/idj.22013.rod.
Steward, Jeff, et al. “What Remains Invisible? Building Infrastructure and Collaborative Spaces in the Harvard Art Museums.” MW2016: Museums and the Web 2016.