Our Team

Nancy Proctor


Nancy Proctor | @NancyProctor


Nancy is Executive Director of the MuseWeb Foundation, the non-profit initiative of Museums and the Web, and co-chair and co-editor with Rich Cherry of MW’s international conferences and publications. Previously she was Deputy Director of Digital Experience and Communications at the Baltimore Museum of Art (2014-2016), Head of Mobile Strategy and Initiatives at the Smithsonian Institution (2010-2014), and Head of New Media Initiatives at the Smithsonian’s American Art Museum (2008-2010). With a PhD in American art history and a background in filmmaking, curation and art criticism, Nancy lectures and publishes widely on technology and innovation in museums, in French and Italian as well as English.


Heather Shelton

Heather Shelton | @MuseumsAgo


Heather is the digital curator for the MuseWeb Foundation. She has undergraduate degrees in Art History and English Literature from the University of Virginia and a Master’s in Art History from Virginia Commonwealth University. With more than 20 years of museum and archives experience, Heather has worked in virtually every department within a museum–from curation and collections care to public relations and education. From 2004-2016, she was the digital voice of the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, managing and building its online content and social media presence from the ground up. Her specialties include:

  • Web and new media design and graphic production
  • Social media execution and strategy
  • Online content management
  • Creating efficiencies and streamlining processes
  • Writing and editing online content