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Tourism From China Leads to Upturn in Russian Museum Visitors

It is a problem that many institutions in the West would like to have. Several museums and art galleries in Russia have faced such an...

The Smithsonian Rebrands Two Galleries

In a move that many campaigners in the United States have long called for, two Asian art galleries that are part of the Smithsonian Institution’s...

Hip Hop Museum Receives Cash Injection

The Universal Hip Hop Museum, located in New York City, has been awarded a multi-million dollar funding injection which will help it to preserve the...

1940s-Themed Museum Hotel Opened In New Orleans

Although there are a number of hotels which claim to be associated with museums that have opened over recent years, notably in North America, many...

Climate Change – Can Changing the Way Museums do Business, Change the World?

Climate change is an existential issue and the public cares deeply about it. Teens like Greta Thunberg are taking to the streets, the seas, and...

Best practice in making Museums more accessible to visually impaired visitors

Museums have a duty to cater to people with a wide range of needs and this includes visually impaired people. This is not a small...

Survey Finds British Heritage Sites Aren’t Inclusive Enough

Some of the UK’s top heritage sites, which make up a significant proportion of the country’s museum sector, are not sufficiently inclusive, according to a...

How museums are helping homeless people

Museums are helping homeless people in a variety of ways. Homelessness is an important issue in the United States. The US Department of Housing and...

Musée d’Orsay Welcomes Instagram Artist-in-Residence

The world-famous Musée d’Orsay has announced that they have hired an Instagram artist-in-residence with the aim of bringing more attention to many of the masterpieces...

How To Avoid The “Gamification” Trap In Your Museum

Studies consistently show the educational benefits of incorporating games and play into learning. Games, and increasingly digital and video games, have become mainstays in many...

#travelgram: Live Tourist Snaps Have Turned Solo Adventures into Social Occasions

In the years since selfie sticks went global, it has become clear that the mobile phone has changed the way we travel. The ubiquity of...

How Can Museum Workers Feel Less Stressed?

Stress is an inescapable part of life. Nowhere is this more true than on the job and that goes for Museum Workers too. The pressure...

8 Ways Museum Leaders Can Avoid Micromanaging

One of the biggest mistakes you can make as a museum leader is to micromanage your team. It makes your employees feel like you don’t...

Elaine Heumann Gurian on the Importance of And

In a world that is politically traumatized, what I am going to talk about –museums opportunity to promote nuance, complication, and approximation in our presentations,...

The Metropolitan Museum of Art asks ‘What’s Your Met Story?’

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met) in New York City has announced a project to collect and share personal stories related to the museum...

Can You Apply Transmedia Storytelling to Museums?

It was 2010 when I opened my inbox and read: ‘Congratulations! It is with pleasure that we invite you to attend the Berlinale Talent Campus...

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...

Quirky Museum Marketing Ideas to Get Noticed!

Museums around the world need to constantly come up with inventive new Museum marketing idea. From putting a moustache on an aeroplane to setting dinosaurs...

Why do stories matter to museums and how can museums become better storytellers?

Stories are universal. We all read, watch and listen to them. We all tell them. Stories are part of what makes us human. In fact,...

Best practice in health education in Museums

Educating the population about health issues is an important part of keeping people healthy and well. Health education encompasses physical, mental, social and emotional health....

What can Massive Open Online Courses do for Museums?

MOOC stands for Massive Open Online Course. A MOOC is a web-based learning resource that is available to students all over the world. This type...

Bring the Museum to the Classroom with VR Field Trips

Most museums regularly welcome field trips through their doors, but unfortunately not every school is able to visit a museum in person. Could virtual reality...

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