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About the AK Innovation Lab

The AK Innovation Lab was established in 2014 to explore new ideas and develop solutions to challenges confronting museums and society in the 21st century.

Mission

It is the mission of the AK Innovation Lab to engage a broad-based series of intellectual collaborations across an array of disciplines in the arts, sciences, and technology to explore new ideas and develop solutions to challenges confronting museums and societies locally, regionally, and globally.

Vision

The AK Innovation Lab serves as a catalyst for creativity and innovation that develops new and dynamic approaches to pressing issues in museums and contemporary society. The Lab strives to define new models for museums in the twenty-first century as productive and engaged creative hubs at the center of social and civic vitality.

Initiative Sponsors

The AK Innovation Lab was founded with leadership support from The John R. Oishei Foundation, The Seymour H. Knox Foundation, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. 

AK Innovation Lab Projects

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