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Is Instagram culture a positive influence for museums?

I would expect many of us who work in the industry remember the first time we visited a museum we have since grown to love,...

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...

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...

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...

When ‘Digital’ meets Collection: How do (traditional) museums manage?

Museums are awash in all things ‘digital’. We have apps, gallery interactives, virtual reality experiences, video exhibition teasers, social media marketing, online museum shops, ticketing...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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....

Why museums should stop producing exhibitions and think digital first

This of course sounds rather provocative, I am well aware of that, but the point is not to stop showing exhibitions in museums but to...

The National Gallery predicts the future with artificial intelligence

The National Gallery, London, is working in collaboration with museum analytics firm, Dexibit, to use big data for predictive analytics. For decades, directors at the...

Film: What Museums can learn from the Tech industry

Alexis O’Banion, Design Services Manager, Mingei international Museum Amber O’Banion, Technical Program Manager, Intuit The most important technology a Museum can implement is never seen...

Film: Going beyond the traditional heritage audio guide with The Lost Palace

Tim Powell, Digital Producer, Historic Royal Palaces The Lost Palace is a unique immersive heritage experience that brings the hidden history of Westminster in London...

Creating a Facebook Messenger Chatbot for your Museum

This week I came across something on a marketing blog that I think could be really useful to museums, Facebook Messenger Chatbots. My first thought...