All posts by Ed Rodley

Ed Rodley

Ed Rodley

Ed Rodley is Associate Director of Integrated Media at the Peabody Essex Museum. He manages a wide range of media projects, with an emphasis on temporary exhibitions and the reinterpretation of PEM’s collections. Ed has worked in museums his whole career and has developed everything from apps to exhibitions. He is passionate about incorporating emerging digital technologies into museum practice and the potential of digital content to create a more open, democratic world.


Glimpsing the future in Cleveland

Last December, the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) reopened after a lengthy renovation expansion project that involved renovating their historic structure, rehanging the entire collection and adding new gallery space. …

Turning soundscapes into conversations

The sounds of crickets and singing African voices mingle with those of schoolchildren playing. In the distance, snatches of the American folk classic “John Henry” are barely audible. It’s two …

Detail of Zwann painting

What we discovered at Museums and the Web

In the Spring, our Director of Integrated Media, Jim Olson, Caroline Herr, our Web Associate, and I attended the Museums and the Web conference in Portland, Oregon. Now in its …