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Learning

In conversation with: Nicola Mah, International & Museums Relations Manager, National Heritage Board Singapore

As the project lead on Children’s Season for the Museum Roundtable, Nicola Mah’s role involves looking for new ways to feature the diversity of Singapore...

Design

Smithsonian relaunches America’s first national museum with Futures exhibition

Imagine being an agent of the future and choosing between different strategies of how we might live in decades to come. Well, that’s the aim...

Leadership

In conversation with Spencer Clark from ATS on creating great digital visitor experiences

The past year has definitely been an eventful one for ATS and its Managing Director, Spencer Clark. While the digital visitor experience company supported their...

Digital

In conversation with: David Dewhurst, Digital Experience Manager, Science Museum

What happens to interactive kiosks and hands-on installations when the lights go out and visitors are sent home? And how do you turn tactile exhibitions...

Digital

In Conversation With: John Kudos, Managing Partner, KUDOS Design Collaboratory™ and KASA Collective

A creative director, educator, and technologist with over 20 years’ design and management experience, John Kudos has worked on a broad range of projects –...

Social Impact

New museum opened along Korean Demilitarised Zone is a beacon for peace and unification

The odds of peaceful dialogue between North and South Korea were seemingly shattered last year when Pyongyang blew up a joint liaison office in its...

Digital

In Conversation With: Jahnavi Phalkey, Founding Director, Science Gallery Bengaluru

Reimagining cultural spaces for a digital future is a challenge that many museum professionals have been wrestling with in the recent past. Ahead of her...

Digital

In Conversation With: Katherine Biggs, Senior Digital Manager, National Portrait Gallery

Have a global audience and annual visitor numbers of almost 2 million people? Then how do you keep them engaged and interested when you close...

Digital

Pokemon Go Makers Partner With Museums for Real-World Metaverse

The developer of the world’s first augmented reality (AR) platform to truly take off, Pokemon Go, has partnered with museums and other institutions for its...

Social Impact

Multaka-Oxford refugee project at Oxford University Museums gets five-year extension

A £1m donation from Alwaleed Philanthropies will allow the innovative Multaka-Oxford project at Oxford University’s History of Science Museum and Pitt Rivers Museum to run...

Health & Wellbeing

Museum’s ‘Chatter Box’ Programme Helps People With Dementia

The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) said that it had been using what it referred to as an ‘unusually quiet time’ to make...

Design

How User Centred Design Can Help Museums Put People at the Centre of the Exhibition Design Process

User Centred Design (UCD) offers radical opportunities for user-driven exhibitions that fill a genuine need in people’s lives. It is a process that offers opportunity...

Learning

Children takeover UK museums and reach 2m+ on social media

Last week 70 museums, galleries, archives and heritage sites across the UK were taken over by children and young people for the annual Kids in...

Digital

Understanding the metaverse and what the future holds for the digital space

It’s a term that has been familiar in tech circles for some time but Mark Zuckerberg’s announcement that Facebook would be changing its umbrella company...

Marketing

In conversation with Cara Egan from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center

Having been closed since the onset of the pandemic back in March 2020, The Discovery Center based at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation HQ...

Marketing

How museums can adapt their content to new short-video formats…

In August 2020, Instagram launched a new content format for its users, to compete with the ever growing popularity of TikTok and integrate more diversity...

Leadership

Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum announces first collaborative leadership role

  In an innovative new move, the Carnegie Dunfermline Trust has recently appointed two experienced museum professionals to job-share the role of museum manager at...

Digital

A look to the future: Microsoft Mesh and beyond

In her latest article for MuseumNext, Microsoft Strategy Leader for Libraries and Museums, Catherine Devine, shares where next generation Extended Reality (XR) is heading and...

Marketing

In conversation with: John Swettenham from the Canadian Museum of Nature

Born and bred in Ottawa, John Swettenham has worked at The Canadian Museum of Nature for eight years having previously headed up the marketing function...

Collections

Reimagining Collections: Building digital ecosystems for the modern museum

What does the future of digital collections look like? Terentia recently hosted a panel discussion as part of the MuseumNext Digital Collections Summit to discover...

Digital

Active Image: providing digital and physical art solutions to DFF – Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum

The DFF – Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum in Frankfurt – is a leading, forward-thinking, international heritage organization, which links the history, materiality, and meaning of...

Digital

Smartify launches new museum marketplace 

Smartify’s Head of eCommerce Emma Roberts reveals how the new arts marketplace provides an exciting channel for museum stores. Emma knows the challenges facing museum...

Conference

Which Museum Conferences to attend in 2022?

It’s difficult to keep track of all of the great museum conferences taking place around the world, especially when virtual events make even more great...

Marketing

In conversation with: Seth Spillman, Chief Marketing Officer, The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum

Taking the decision to be “different” can be scary and it can be unpredictable. But it can also be exciting and enlightening. That’s what Seth...