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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...

5 Tips for Involving Teenagers in Your Museum Using a Chatbot

In a previous article we told you how we tried to build a Museum chatbot in 2002, and why we failed. Our story does not...

Film: Museum develops game to inspire action around climate change

Becky Menlove Associate Director for Visitor Experience, Natural History Museum of Utah James Allsopp Head of Design, Preloaded Find out what happened when the Natural...

Startups Disrupting Museums

While plenty of innovation happens in museums and galleries, there is also an incredible ecosystem of innovative startups working alongside the cultural sector. These startups...

3 Lessons learnt from Building our first Museum Chatbot… 15 years ago!

Once upon a time, in 2002, when mobile phones were like this, we were working at the Digital Department of the Science Museum “Leonardo da...

Live social media as museum object

It has become commonplace to engage with museums online. Indeed social media and the web are now the main ways that museum goers find out...

In Conversation with Shelley Bernstein

Shelley Bernstein is a renowned digital leader who tirelessly pushed the boundaries and challenged the traditional way of doing things with her groundbreaking work as...

Creating a Snapchat Geofilter for your Museum

Snapchat is the breakout social network of the past few years, growing to over 300 million users. The average Snapchat user will spend 25-30 minutes on the...

Giving art a voice with an artificial intelligence audio guide

It is 64 years since the first museum audio guide was introduced by the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam. Since then they have evolved to become an...

Turning digital thinking into Museum practice

This talk explores activity undertaken at Tyne & Wear Archives & Museum to build digital literacy and creative practice across its 10 museums, galleries and...

Stepping out the comfort zone to re-imagine the museum experience

Kajsa Hartig Senior Advisor, New media Nordiska Museet In 2016 the Nordic Museum ran a year long Digital Identities training programme, trying new ways of...

Film: How SFMOMA made it’s audio-first, location aware app

This presentation was made by Keir Winesmith, Head of Web + Digital Platforms, SFMOMA at MuseumNext Melbourne in February 2017. in May of 2016, after...

Film: How Tate invites Tech companies to collaborate on digital projects

The presentation was made by Ros Lawler, Digital Director, Tate at MuseumNext Melbourne on February 16th 2017. In it she talks about Tate’s The IK...

Film: Made with, played with, remade in the library

This presentation was made by Paula Bray, DX Lab Leader, State Library New South Wales at MuseumNext Melbourne in February 2016. DX Lab, the first...

New Immersive Heritage Experience – The Lost Palace

The Lost Palace is a new immersive heritage experience from Historic Royal Palaces. MuseumNext Founder Jim Richardson took the tour.  It’s dusk in central London,...

Film : Neil Harbisson and the renaissance of our species

Neil Harbisson is a Catalan-raised, British-born contemporary artist and cyborg activist best known for having an antenna implanted in his skull and for being officially...

Film: The Omnichannel Museum

Open Stage at MuseumNext is a series of quick fire presentations on the Future of Museums. In this presentation filmed at MuseumNext New York in...

Film: Expanding Museum People Through Social Media Practice

Monica O. Montgomery spoke at MuseumNext Dublin in April 2016 about how independent collectives of self directed museum workers are forming communities of practice. These...

Film: Establishing R&D in a heritage organization

How can you create meaningful experiences of history in a building no longer exists? That was the question Tim Powell from Historic Royal Palaces asked...

Film: Exploring Ask at Brooklyn Museum

Shelley’s talk will explore ASK Brooklyn Museum, a new initiative which empowers visitors to ask questions using their mobile devices as they explore the galleries...

Film: When your Museum’s community does the blogging

This presentation on getting the local community to blog for a museum was presented by Lori Byrd-McDevitt from the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis at MuseumNext Indianapolis. In it...

Film: How to build an open Museum website

Rob Gethen Smith, Lucie Paterson and Paul Vulpiani joined us at MuseumNext Geneva in April 2015 to share the story of their new website, which...

Why most museum websites are terrible (at achieving mission)

What is the main aim of a museum website? Browsing the internet, you quickly conclude that this is to promote the institution to potential visitors....

Understanding Compelling Museum Collections

Which of our collections best lends themselves to impulse sharing online? Which of our collections are people most willing to talk about online? These two...