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Madhava Tankha

Visiting Assistant Professor


Madhav Tankha is Assistant Director of User Experience at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and previously worked at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. His practice focuses on product design and UX research for museums.

MFA Design and Technology, Parsons School of Design, The New School

MA Sociology, Department of Sociology, Delhi School of Economics

Talks and Panels

A Tale of Two Journals: Collaboration and Sustainability in Digital Publishing (with Lauren Makholm, Sofie Andersen, Sarah Wambold, Will Fenstermaker, and Illya Moskvin)
Panel, MCN 2021, Virtual

Impactful User Testing Strategies for Museums of All Sizes (with Aliza Sena)
Panel, MCN 2019, San Diego


Villaespesa, E., Nadel, K., Estigarribia, A., Tankha, M. and Korshakova, E. (2021) ‘Evaluating the Usability of Museum APIs’
Open source research paper available at the Pratt Center for Digital Experiences

Villaespesa, E., and Tankha, M. (2019) ‘The Met’s Object Page: Towards a new synthesis of scholarship and storytelling’ in Museums and the Web 2019, Boston.