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In Conversation with Kati Price

As Head of Digital and Experience at the V&A, Kati Price has undoubtedly been in the thick of things during what has been an exceptional...

Ideas

Music and the museum – how can exhibits inspire musical creativity?

SHHH! Museums are often thought of as being quiet spaces, for contemplation and learning. But some museums are embracing the power of music to create...

Collections

7 ways to use your collection to connect to audiences

Storytelling is a great way to get people, both young and old, to connect with museum collections. That is certainly what the content team at...

Design

What we can learn from Pop-Up Museums? Best practice and ideas from Instagram friendly experiences

Millennials used to seeking out the perfect selfie moment are hungry for cultural experiences that also afford them the opportunity to take great pictures for...

Health & Wellbeing

In conversation with: Samantha Bowen, SEND in Museums

An experienced museum professional, an educator, an inclusion campaigner, developer of the highly regarded SEND in Museums website and SEND mum; Sam Bowen is an...

Digital

Iconic Moments: Developing an NFT marketplace for museums around the world

NFTs were the fastest growing industry in 2021 with sales of $23bn up from $200m in 2020. But with this fast paced industry, these tokens...

Engagement

Cooking history – how food inspired events can enrich museum engagement

As a new museum for food opens in Rome it’s a great time to look at how food can help museums to inspire their visitors....

Digital

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...

Marketing

Local Marketing for your Museum

With social media adoption at an all-time high, the lure of digital marketing is hard to resist. The international reach, affordable ad options and easy...

Digital

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...

Audiences

The benefits of taking an audience-led approach to museum programming

You know what they say about assumption… That’s why evidence-based, audience-led programming is essential to long-term museum engagement. As technology and connectivity evolve at pace,...

Digital

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...

Conference

Meet the Next Generation of Museum Thinkers

‘One thing is for sure: The inaugural Next Generation Summit is not to be missed’, says MuseumNext Founder, Jim Richardson. This new virtual conference which...

Marketing

Tiqets launches all-new Travel Industry Trends report for the 2022 High Season

After two summers of restrictions, trepidation and limitations, we are finally seeing people getting on planes, trains and automobiles again with a spirit of adventure...

Digital

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...

Social Impact

Museum Thought Leaders Urge One-to-One Action to Support Ukraine’s Museums

Renowned museum thought leaders Elaine Heumann Gurian and Linda Norris have called upon the museum world to support Ukrainian institutions and those who work in...

Digital

How can your museum develop an integrated digital content strategy that commands attention?

As many of the contributors at MuseumNext summits have demonstrated over the last two years, museum digital teams should never be siloed. In fact, those...

Digital

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...

Digital

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 –...

Digital

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...

Digital

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...

Leadership

How the Oxford Cultural Leaders Programme is helping senior professionals to prepare for a bright future in the arts and culture sector

The Oxford Cultural Leaders (OCL) programme was set up in 2014 by Oxford University’s Gardens, Libraries and Museums (GLAM). The programme offers an immersive exploration...

Ideas

Ten Creative Programme Ideas That Museums Can Offer Adults

Why should kids have all the fun? Museums have an incredible potential to not only educate adults, but also engage and entertain them. Through using...

Design

What makes a great museum label?

The best museum labels do more than provide information. A great museum label takes its reader on a revelatory journey, reframing perceptions along the way...