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How Museums and Attractions Are Delighting Audiences with New Technology

As the Brand and Communications Strategist for Tiqets, Lauren Voges has global insight into how the world’s leading online ticketing platform is helping museums and...

Diversifying the Narrative through Digital Connections

Exploring new ways of connecting art information is a complex subject with global significance.  Facilitating new research pathways between arts and cultural institutions worldwide, the...

Why is a digital impact report important and how can it shape the future of museums’ online efforts?

There’s incredible value to be gained from collating data and investing in the right digital tools Digital engagement can feel like a guessing game for...

Responsible data management: keeping your Museum on the right side of the law and ethical considerations

In any cultural establishment, the collection of data must remain responsible and consensual at all times We’re all aware of the importance of data protection...

The growing value of digital volunteers for museums

On-site volunteers are nothing new to museums but meeting the growing need for digital volunteers is. Many cultural institutions utilise the help of volunteers in...

The role of SEO in growing digital audiences for Museums

Understanding how to navigate the complex world of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is vital to any museum or cultural venue looking to expand reach and...

How can your museum develop an integrated digital content strategy that commands attention?

As many of the contributors at MuseumNext summits have demonstrated over the last two years, museum digital teams should never be siloed. In fact, those...

How do we keep museum staff upskilling in a fast-paced digital environment

Digital transformation in the museum space isn’t a quick fix. Nor is it really a single project with a clear start and finish date. It...

How is Citizen Science being used by museums?

If you’re not familiar with Citizen Science, also known as Community Science, then you’re missing out. I am not a scientist. Far from it –...

How to get your Museum to buy into digital initiatives

Winning the hearts and minds of stakeholders and staff is key to ensuring museums are ahead of the curve. Change can be scary. It’s understandable...

How museums can social media safely and responsibly in an online world of trolls and other monsters

Social media is an essential tool for most museums looking to stand out in the modern age. But it’s important to proceed with care to...

We asked the experts, what can NFTs do for museums?

In post-Covid times, museums are constantly looking for ways to explore new revenue streams and additional sources of income. Digital technology has the power to...

Can digital technology help us to learn to look slowly?

Slow Art Day has now been running for more than a decade. This international event encourages museum visitors to try slow looking – spending 10...

How Museums are using Augmented Reality

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...

How Museums Can Use Social Media?

One of the biggest technological disruptions of the past decade has been the rise of social media. It’s estimated that in 2022 there are 4.62...

Nickelodeon’s Bubble Guppies Dive into The Met

Nickelodeon, the leading children’s entertainment brand in the United States, recently announced a new interactive learning platform that would allow users to enjoy a virtual...

What does the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) revolution mean for museums?

XR experiences are increasingly relying on visitors to use their own devices. But is this a long-term change or a short-term fix for the pandemic?...

How can museums see beyond the gimmicks in Virtual & Augmented Reality

When is XR (Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality) an asset and when is it a distraction for museums and their audiences? In his 2000 memoir...

Listen up: how podcasts can create regular museum goers

The power of a museum podcast is not to be ignored. With the rise and rise of digital platforms over the past two decades, the...

How museums have taken advantage of the boom in online tutorials

If you have ever painted a happy little tree (or two, as everyone needs a friend) along with Bob Ross, then online tutorials may have...

How Museums Are Using Minecraft to Gamify Learning Experiences

If a museum is about anything, then it is about providing an engaging learning experience. Of course, in a traditional sense, learning is also about...

QR codes are experiencing a resurgence but how can they benefit museums?

QR codes, or quick response codes, are now seeing a massive surge in their use, partly as a result of the pandemic. Used as a...

People Behind The Museums: Sanjeev Kalyanaraman, Chief Operating Officer, codemantra

As a member of the leadership team at document processing solutions provider, codemantra, Sanjeev Kalyanaraman has worked closely with the museum sector over the past...

Digitally deprived communities are a key audience for museums to reach

If you’ve been one of the multitudes of holidaymakers heading to the UK countryside this summer, you might have been faced with slow internet connections...