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Going global in lockdown

It’s Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery (BMAG), but not quite as you know it! You can now curate your own exhibitions in a virtual BMAG...

App Brings Black History to Life With Augmented Reality

A British charity devoted to education and improving mental health has launched an augmented reality (AR) app that it says will highlight the historic roles...

Museums in Massive Multiplayer Games

Working from home during the lockdown put me in a small room, which for much of the time sounded like a battleground. Gunfire would reverberate...

What does it mean to decolonize a museum?

In the past few years, museums across the US, Europe, and Australia are trying to tackle the challenge of decolonizing their institutions. However, the very...

The Representation of Mental Illness in Museums

In 2016 the Mental Health Foundation released a document titled Fundamental Facts about Mental Illness 2016, which stated that problems concerning mental health are one...

Museums as Activists

Are museums activists? Should they be activists? I would argue that museums have an opportunity to bring activism, however subtly, into their galleries. With the...

Film: How Can You Decolonise Museums?

How can you decolonise museums? This presentation shares how Birmingham Museum collaborated with local cultural activists with a strong record of challenging museums to create...

Covid created a change in mindset in museums, now what will we do with it?

We’ve witnessed unimaginable human adaptability this year, with new ways of working, digital transformation and bold action. We’ve learnt that in challenging circumstances, we can...

Scott Stulen in conversation

Filmed at Philbrook Museum of Art in September 2020. Jeff Martin sits down with Scott Stulen, the Director of Philbrook Museum of Art to talk about how...

What’s Your Museums WHY?

In 2006, Blake Mycoskie was in Argentina learning to play Polo, when a chance encounter changed his life. A conversation in a bar introduced him...

Eye Catching Museum Logo Design

From Nike’s “swoosh” symbol to the iconic Apple logo, brands know that a strong identity is essential to their success. The same is true for...

6 of the weirdest (and most wonderful) museum marketing campaigns you’ll ever see

Art is known for pushing the boundaries in a number of different ways. But what happens when museums carry this mindset over into their marketing...

SEO for Museums in 2020

As we launch into 2020, many museum marketing managers are likely to be asking the question, “How can SEO help my museum in the decade...

Survey: How Museum Marketing is Adapting to Covid-19

It’s no secret that museums have been hit hard by Covid-19, with social distancing forcing them to close for several months and now limiting the...