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‘Immersive experience’ to reveal Leonardo’s secrets

The National Gallery in London will break new ground in an upcoming exhibition devoted to one of the great works of the most famous artists...

Tate Britain partners with Facebook on The Virtual Wing

This month, the use of Facebook’s popular Spark AR platform to create a virtual wing for Tate Britain spotlighted the role of augmented reality as...

Apple team up with New Museum for AR art installations

In July, the US tech giant Apple announced that it had entered into a novel collaboration with the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New...

Developing collection metadata for export and creative integrations

When onboarding new partners with collections for Urban Archive, one of the first questions we ask is, “How’s the metadata?” For the handful of organizations...

How Can Museums Harness the Power of WeChat?

With well over a billion users, WeChat is an app that you may never have heard of. This is because by far the majority of...

In Conversation with Rijksmuseum’s Wouter van der Horst

Wouter van der Horst is the Digital Learning Educator at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. I was fascinated by his lecture at MuseumNext London and followed...

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...