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Is the future of museums online and what might a virtual museum look like?

I regularly work with museums to improve their use of technology to open up their collections, attract more visitors and build better relationships and the...

Should your Museum be on the latest social media craze TikTok?

TikTok (also known as Douyin in China) is an app for creating and sharing short music videos and short looping videos. The platform is one of...

Philbrook Museum of Art on their hugely successful Museum Confidential podcast

How do you make a great museum podcast? Museum Confidential from Philbrook Museum of Art is one of our favorites. The podcast takes listeners behind the...

How are museums using artificial intelligence, and is AI the future of museums?

Artificial intelligence, or “AI,” is a powerful tool being used all around us — but it’s not exactly new. Although it was first fully developed...

Augmented Reality takes museum-goers inside Rembrandt painting

One of Rembrandt’s most famous paintings has been brought to virtual life by The Mauritshuis and Nationale-Nederlanden at the historic Waag(Weigh House) in the heart of Amsterdam. The...

What does blockchain mean for art museums and could it bring transparency to the art market?

Whether you follow trends in technology, banking, or digital art, chances are you’ve heard of blockchain. This digital record-keeping technology is relatively new but has...

Snapchat launches virtual Museum to celebrate Black History Month

Snapchat is helping to mark Black History Month with a new Lens that lets users visit a new Augmented Reality art gallery dedicated to young black artists. Snapchatters can access the...

Film: Benefits of Mixed Reality in Museums

New mixed reality technologies such as HoloLens blend the physical world with the digital world. In this talk by Dan Ayob from Microsoft he talks about...

Art meets Artificial Intelligence as museum resurrects Salvador Dalí

The Dali Museum in Florida have unveiled an inventive artificial intelligence project that will give visitors the opportunity to learn more about Dali’s life and...

How Museums are using Augmented Reality – best practice from museums around the world

Augmented reality is the process of using technology to superimpose images, text or sounds on top of what a person can already see. It uses...

Film: Future proofing the digital Museum

With a mission to explore the collision of arts and science, Science Gallery Melbourne is attempting to crack an important problem with an unorthodox approach....

How are some of the world’s best known Museums doing amazing things with 3D Printing?

3D printing seems to have taken the world by storm in the last few years. This shows no sign of slowing as the technology continues...

Film: A new R&D approach in a heritage organization

Tim Powell shares a new R&D approach for a heritage organization, taking us behind some of Historic Royal Palaces most successful productions. In this presentation he...

Virtual Reality is a big trend in museums, but what are the best examples of museums using VR?

It is clear that technology plays a huge part in the modern museum experience. Take for example Philadelphia’s Franklin Institute. They launched a range of...

With 1.5 million annual bookings, is your museum missing out on Airbnb Experiences?

Airbnb describes their Airbnb Experiences as ‘activities designed and led by inspiring locals. They go beyond regular tours or classes by immersing guests in each...

Live streaming from the gallery? How Museums are using Facebook Live

In this ever-changing world of digital, there’s always something new, and predictions of trends can seem out-of-date before they are even published. But Facebook Live...

Film: Challenges of building digital products in Museums

This fast paced and entertaining keynote presentation about the challenges of building digital products in museums was presented by Shannon Darrough at MuseumNext Tech 2018 in Amsterdam....

Film: Mad Facts on Copyrighting Fury Road

Jason Scott is an American archivist, historian of technology, and filmmaker. He is the creator, owner and maintainer of textfiles.com, a web site which archives...

Museum uses Virtual Reality to allow blind people to ‘see’ famous sculptures

Globally, it is estimated that approximately 1.3 billion people live with some form of distance or near vision impairment. Could Virtual Reality offer these people a...

Film: How can Museums use Virtual Reality?

Find more examples in this article on How museums are using virtual reality. – Virtual reality has been going through yet another cyclical revival driven...

Film: How Museums can bring the social back to Social Media

Mar Dixon, Independent Consultant Museum Social Media is becoming less social even though more people are using social media platforms than ever… so what’s happening?...

Film: Experiments in emerging technology at the Science Museum

In December 2016 the Science Museum Group launched Digital Lab to do experiments in emerging museum technology for their four museums and point towards the...

Film: Successful Museum digital projects at the Rijksmuseum

Peter Gorgels, Internet Manager at Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam will share everything you always wanted to know about Successful Museum Digital Projects at the Rijksmuseum like...

Films: Stories for fighting with fascist AIs

Aziz Isham Executive Producer,  BRIC TV As algorithms and artificial intelligences are becoming more ubiquitous, they carry very real dangers to how we process information....