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The people behind museums: Alejandro López, MuseumMate CEO and Co-Founder

Ever since his first experience of a museum audio guide back in 1990, Alejandro Lopez has been fascinated by the potential of audiovisual content delivery....

In conversation with: Linda Spurdle from Birmingham Museums Trust

As the lead on digital strategy, engagement and ICT across Birmingham Museums Trust (BMT), it’s not surprising to hear that the last 12 months have...

Making the Most of NFTs Without Pressing “Mint”

Illustration by Melissa McFeeters   NFTs are taking over. Maybe. You have seen the headlines for months: What are NFTs (we like this explanation)? Are...

The Multi-Platform Museum

A planning toolkit for integrating on-site and online visitor engagement In the past year, audiences have developed new habits and expectations for accessing experiences remotely...

The Ayala Museum Asks “Where is the Filipino?” With an Interactive 8-Bit Tour

While many museums offer 360-degree virtual tours nowadays with often varying degrees of success, few often go deliberately old school. Nevertheless, this is exactly what...

The people behind museums: Kaitlin Fritz and Olga Kravchenko, Musemio

Musemio is a digital platform with a clear mission to help children explore culture through immersive quests. Founded in 2018 by Kaitlin Fritz and Olga...

Hammer Museum launches new video platform

The Hammer Museum has launched a new video platform, Hammer Channel, offering more than a thousand conversations with artists, writers, filmmakers, scholars, scientists, activists and...

The people behind museums: Pauline Foessel, Art Curator Grid

Art Curator Grid is a digital platform that connects curators, artists and institutions around the globe, enabling them to share and discover Contemporary Art. Since...

Connecting People, Places, and Stories In An Uncertain World

As a leading provider of digital solutions for the museum and visitor attraction sector, STQRY has built a reputation by creating a feature-rich platform that...

Museum becomes unlikely hit on TikTok

The Sacramento History Museum has become an unlikely hit on the social media platform, TikTok, thanks to one of its volunteers, known as Howard the...

Is there an appetite for paid digital content from museums and cultural organisation?

It’s not news that many organisations in the Art and Culture sector explored new ways of reaching audiences digitally during the past year. Whilst physical...

Who is talking about Museums and Art on Clubhouse?

You may not have heard, but there’s a new social media platform vying for our attention. Launched last year, Clubhouse is a social networking app...

Blockbuster Immersive Digital Exhibitions Bloom

Digital art and curated art that is presented in digital media are nothing new. However, in recent times, both have been gaining more and more...

Opening Doors with Art Tickets

Art Tickets is the only free ticketing system built by museums, for museums. Run by Art Fund over the last 12 months it has helped...

Jewish Heritage Network launches 2021 Virtual Passover Programme

As the coronavirus continues to impact travel and in-person gatherings around the upcoming Passover holiday, Yahad, a free digital platform created by the Jewish Heritage...

Culture Meets Tinder With German Museum App

Tinder may have one of the most recognisable user interfaces of any app in popular usage, but what can the dating platform have to do...

Printing Press Attracts Millions to Sacramento History Museum’s TikTok Account

The Sacramento History Museum in California may be the only museum in the western United States devoted to the history of the Gold Rush and...

Record-Breaking $69.3m NFT Artwork Set to Get Virtual Museum

A non-fungible token (NFT) which represents the digital ownership of a virtual piece of art was sold at the London auction house, Christie’s, in March...

NFT “Art Heist” sees famous artworks sold online

NFTs have been making big news this week with the sale of a digital only artwork by the artist Beeple for $69m. NFTs or Non-Fungible...

COVID-19 shines a light on the crucial role museums play in our society

As the song goes, “You don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone”. And that’s certainly how the world is feeling right now about those...

The people behind museums: Donald Hicks, co-founder and CEO of Saganworks

A serial software technology entrepreneur, Donald Hicks co-founded Saganworks with Erika Block after a lightbulb moment at the British Museum in 2013. Today, his 3D...

Museums, consumer trends and COVID-19: taking stock of the world we find ourselves in today

The way we consume and interact with content has been thoroughly put to the test over the past year. Let’s look at how the broader...

Roundtable with Dave Patten, The Science Museum

From social distancing to flexible interfaces, chemical screen cleaning to robot tours. In a recent virtual meet-up, Dave Patten took Jim Richardson and the MuseumNext...

In conversation with: Hilary Knight, Director of Digital, Tate

“We had to take the temperature of the public: find out where they were in their mindset and what they needed from us.”   Ahead...