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Radio Diary: When A Robot Is Your Museum Tour Guide

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The Hastings Contemporary Museum in England is closed, of course. But they’ve found a way for people to still visit the museum. Well, virtually visit that is ... through a robot designed by Bristol Robotics Lab.

In this 'Dear On Point' radio diary we talk to Liz Gilmore, director of Hastings Contemporary Museum in England. The museum had its first “virtual” opening last week of artist and illustrator Quentin Blake. Liz said it was fabulous and they are currently working on getting a second robot.

This segment aired on May 18, 2020.

Tim Skoog Sound Designer and Producer, On Point
Tim Skoog is a sound designer and producer for On Point.

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