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Lockdown learning – the digital education resources that raised the game

Andrew Lloyd-Webber, Bernadine Evaristo, and Jarvis Cocker are among the 160,000 signatories of the Public Campaign for the Arts petition in opposition to funding cuts...

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...

What can museums learn from XR in other industries?

XR is changing the landscape not just for museums but for gaming, theatre, film and more… It was Tim O’Reilly, founder and CEO of O’Reilly...

4 things you need to know before embarking on your next XR project

Back in 2016 at the E3 gaming conference, Virtual Reality games were suddenly the hot topic, with a raft of projects in the pipeline. And...

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...

Is VR the solution to isolation or part of the problem?

Virtual Reality has been with us for several years now. And the concept of donning a headset and immersing oneself in a world of computer-generated...

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...

Has COVID-19 accelerated the progression of Extended Reality?

When discussing innovation, progress and excitement in the context of the last 15 months, we must first acknowledge that no silver linings can compensate for...

Does XR have a place in a cash-strapped arts and culture sector?

With purse strings tighter than ever, is XR investment worth it in 2021? Museums have been hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis. With forced closures...

Art of London cultural strategy launches with outdoor AR showcase

The much-anticipated Art of London cultural initiative launches on 6th May 2021, a new campaign for the West End and the start of a season...

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...

So, you think your museum should invest in VR?

Would it be a stretch to state that digital solutions have saved the arts and culture sector during the COVID-19 pandemic? While physical restrictions have...

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...

In conversation with: Paige Dansinger, Founding Director of the Horizon Art Museum and Better World Art Museum

“Better World Museum and the Horizon Art Museum are proud to not be normal! Creative technology allows things that have never been done before. We...

A beginner’s guide to Virtual Reality (VR)

The buzz around VR which coincided with the launch of the Oculus Rift back in 2015 had many people thinking that fully immersive digital experiences...

VR has a bright future but AR is the present

As we emerge slowly and cautiously from the challenges of the pandemic, museums have decisions to make about which horses they will be backing in...

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...

Machine Learning Tech Used to Bring Nile Rodgers’ Portrait to Life

A virtual reality project has been launched by a UK start-up technology firm, the National Portrait Gallery, Universal Music and the world-famous Abbey Road recording...

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...