Michigan State University Museum Unveils Dynamic New Website to Enhance Visitor Experience and Accessibility

The Michigan State University (MSU) Museum proudly announces the launch of its revamped website, designed to offer visitors an engaging and user-friendly digital experience while providing enhanced accessibility to its diverse collections, exhibitions, and educational resources.

Devon Akmon, Director of the MSU Museum, expressed enthusiasm about the website launch, stating, “Our new website represents a significant milestone in our strategic plan, setting the stage for future growth and transformation. We’re excited to provide a digital platform to facilitate and create experiences at the intersection of arts, science, cultures, and technologies.”

With a commitment to timely and relevant programs and exhibitions, the new website features a branded interface, intuitive navigation, and an array of innovative functionalities to better serve its audience. The redesigned site aims to create a seamless journey for virtual visitors, offering an insight into the unique teaching, learning, and research opportunities that exist at the MSU Museum.

The newly launched website boasts several key highlights designed to enhance the user experience. First, it features an intuitively designed navigation system that caters to users, facilitating effortless exploration of the Museum’s exhibitions, programs, and educational initiatives. Matching MSU’s commitment to accessibility, the new website adheres to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, providing increased inclusivity for the Museum’s diverse audience through Accessible Design. These changes enable all users to enjoy the improved multimedia-rich experience, with high-resolution images complete with rich alt-text and captioned videos. Additionally, users can stay informed with up-to-date exhibition and program listings, providing comprehensive information about the many current and upcoming events.

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