*New Media: New Practices* Lauren Cornell, Executive Director of Rhizome and Adjunct Curator of the New Museum, will outline the history of Internet and new-media art, and touch upon some of the more significant practices and artists working in the field today. Lauren Cornell, Executive Director of Rhizome, oversees and develops Rhizome's programs, all of which serve to promote and contextualize art engaged with technology. Previously, Cornell worked as a curator and writer in London and New York. She has also worked in the Andy Warhol Film Project at the Whitney Museum and, from 2002-2004, she served as Executive Director of Ocularis, an organization dedicated to avant-garde cinema, video, and new media. Her writing has been published in a range of international publications, and she has organized events or exhibitions at venues including The Kitchen, Foxy Production, Participant Inc, and The Institute of Contemporary Art in London. Cornell is also Adjunct Curator at the New Museum, where she collaborates to produce exhibitions and the monthly New Silent series of events. *Afternoon Workshop: 1-3 pm* Following Cornell's talk, New Museum educators will workshop ideas in response to the morning session's theme. Participants will explore visual inquiry and object-based learning in the New Museum's galleries and develop lesson plans around current exhibitions.