The Menil’s philosophy has long been to foster each individual’s direct, personal encounter with works of art. To make the most of IT technology in this endeavor, the museum leadership asked Chora to research best practices for emerging digital initiatives in peer museums nationwide—and distill lessons for The Menil. Chora’s work provided answers to the questions that were vexing The Menil leadership: How can new technologies enliven artistic experiences while honoring the museum founders’ request for minimal interpretation? How can new learning technologies expand the impact and breadth of The Menil’s services to its community? How can The Menil’s collection digitally reach scholars and educators eager for that content?