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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...

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...

Dutch Museum Drops the Term ‘Golden Age’

At a time when many public institutions are examining their past and taking steps to decolonise, one of the Netherlands’ most prestigious museums entered into...

How to Reduce your Museum’s Carbon Footprint

The day I took those Friends of the Earth leaflets into school, filled with concern over pollution and environmental destruction, is still etched on my...

Australian National Archive Set On Preserving Video Games

For the first time, Australian video games will feature in the country’s national audio-visual archive. The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) announced...

National Gallery X Launched

In an attempt to discover exactly how people will interact with gallery spaces in the future, the National Gallery in London has launched a new...

What Implications Are There With Facial Recognition Technology For Museums?

There are many places around the world where you will find facial recognition technology in service today. In some situations, it is used for security...

Can Flatter Organisational Structures Work for Museums?

Most museums have a hierarchical management structure, just like the majority of private enterprises, big publicly listed corporations and government departments. Hierarchies in museums one...

Museums & Truth. The Truth is, there is More Than one Truth!

Today’s art museums and historic sites are more than places to preserve the art, artifacts and memories of the past. They are the new town...

Museums and Employee Diversity

When you look at the museum sector as a whole, it is incredibly diverse. Nearly every aspect of human history, scientific research, creative arts and...

How to Create a great Museum Brand Identity?

What makes one museum brand identity stand out from the crowd and another instantly forgettable? How can a great brand identity give your museum the...

TripAdvisor for Museums: Best Practice

What kind of relationship does your museum have with TripAdvisor? Have you ever quantified it? After all, that’s what TripAdvisor itself is all about and...

How to Start a Podcast for Your Museum

For museum professionals working to connect their institutions with new and existing audiences, there are an ever increasing list of channels available and it can...

How Do Museum Professionals Harness Social Media for Marketing?

The museum sector has learned a great deal from the way private industries have utilised social media platforms to promote themselves and reach a wider...

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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