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How one Museum is expanding their digital footprint with a Metaverse approach

You may have heard buzzwords like “Metaverse” and “Web3” but what does the future of digital experiences mean for museums and galleries? The Shangri La...

Facilitating Meaningful Conversations on Social Justice in a Virtual Space

As Covid-19 restrictions have eased it is clear that in-person events have been sorely missed. Yet audiences have clearly adapted since 2020 and have become...

Traces of the Wall : A Citizen-Science Mapping Project

When the Berlin Wall was demolished in 1990, it become a symbol of a new era for Germany and renewed relations between the East and...

Building a Botanical VR Experience at Kew Gardens in One Day

Kew Gardens offers so much as a visitor experience that it’s hard to see how technology could in any way improve the sights, sounds and...

Using DAMS to Reach Different Digital Audiences

It’s likely that most people have heard of DAMS in the context of managing marketing assets rather than collections but at Queensland Museum it’s a...

Building the digital infrastructure behind the Natural History Museum collection

In January 2022, the Natural History Museum reached an important milestone: 5 million digital records were now available via their data portal.  From these records,...

Creating successful virtual programmes for a Museum

If the past few years have taught museums anything, it’s that a swift pivot to digital delivery forced many organisations to assess the impact of...

Putting 1,000 Years of Archives Online for Learners and Communities

At a time when so many arts and culture organisations were looking to digitise their assets to keep their audience engaged during the pandemic, the...

Fostering Your Museum’s Online Community

As the digital output of the arts and culture sector has rapidly increased over the past two years, so too has the need to start...

Building the Digital Infrastructure behind the NHM Collection

In January 2022, the Natural History Museum reached an important milestone: 5 million digital records were now available via their data portal.  From these records,...

Greenwood Rising and the Ethics of Immersive Storytelling

Museums that provide insight into social-political issues by documenting important moments in history often face the challenge of having to share difficult truths in the...

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 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 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...