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United States first major movie museum announces inaugural exhibitions

Kerry Brougher, Director of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, today announced the details of the inaugural exhibitions that will be on view when the...

Conference

MuseumNext launches Museum Marketing Summit

We’re pleased to announce the addition of an exciting new event to the MuseumNext calendar. In February 2019 we’ll be holding our first MuseumNext Marketing...

Conference

Michael John Gorman to speak at MuseumNext Sydney

In April 2019 MuseumNext will return to Australia with a conference at the Australian National Maritime Museum in Darling Harbour. The event will bring together...

Digital

Film: Mad Facts on Copyrighting Fury Road

Jason Scott is an American archivist, historian of technology, and filmmaker. He is the creator, owner and maintainer of textfiles.com, a web site which archives...

Conference

More Training Opportunities for Museum Professionals at MuseumNext

If you’re looking for the best training opportunities for museum professionals, conferences should be top of your list. A great museum conference gives you countless...

Conference

MuseumNext team up with WUNDER for Autumn Museum Conferences

Over the past decade MuseumNext has asked ‘what’s next for museums’ sharing best practice and innovation from the the intersection between museums and technology. This...

Conference

MuseumNext Conference Heads To Sydney

We’re delighted to announce that MuseumNext will be returning to Australia on 1 – 2 April 2019 for a two-day conference at the Australian National Maritime Museum in...

Leadership

Film: Building a creative culture at Burning Man

This interview with Marian Goodell, Founding Board Member and CEO, Burning Man Project was filmed at MuseumNext Dublin in April 2015. Matthew Caines, Editor of Guardian’s Culture...

Leadership

Film: Creative ways to build an (Awesome) Art Museum

Adam Lerner will speak about the vulnerabilities associated with going outside conventional ways of doing things in an arts organization, discussing his own experience applying...

Videos

Film: The Playful Museum of the Future

The era of art hotels and pop-up art exhibitions has produced new pressures on the future of museums, particularly those that exhibit art. Moving forward,...

Social Impact

Film: Indigenising and Decolonising the Museum

A story about indigenising and decolonising the museum, presenting concrete strategies and actionable measures for rapid change. We can and must challenge longstanding imbalances in...

Leadership

Film: New strategic thinking for museums

This presentation will define a new strategic thinking for Museums. Identifying what museums role should be in the Creative Industries and the purpose of innovation...

Leadership

Film: Building a new children’s Museum in South Africa

With Play Africa Gretchen Wilson-Prangley is building a new children’s museum in South Africa. Working on a shoestring budget, they have successfully created a model for...

Engagement

Film: Nina Simon on building community organizations OF, BY & FOR ALL

Nina Simon, Executive Director of Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History shares her vision for building community organizations OF, BY & FOR ALL. This...

Leadership

Film: Consumer trends impacting Museums

Henry Mason Managing Director, TrendWatching In this keynote, Henry Mason shares the key consumer trends that are impacting the museum sector, but more than that,...

Videos

Film: Creating Heritage Bike Tours

Nedra Deadwyler shares how her search of local history led to creating heritage bike tours business, Civil Bikes. Providing tours in Atlanta Georgia that marry...

Conference

Why do trends matter to Museums?

Do trends matter to museums? London based trend watcher Henry Mason thinks they do and shared his insight with us at MuseumNext (2018). While he...

Leadership

In conversation with Gretchen Wilson-Prangley

We’re excited to be joined at MuseumNext London 2018 by Gretchen Wilson-Prangley, the founder and CEO of Play Africa the first “children’s museum” in South Africa. We...

Conference

10 things you’ll miss if you don’t come to MuseumNext

Now in it’s tenth year, MuseumNext is a global conference series on the future of museums, with more than 1500 museum professionals from 40+ countries...

Conference

In Conversation with Dave Patten from Science Museum

We’re pleased to welcome Dave Patten back to MuseumNext to give a lightening talk as part of our tenth birthday celebrations. We caught up with...

Digital

Museum uses Virtual Reality to allow blind people to ‘see’ famous sculptures

Globally, it is estimated that approximately 1.3 billion people live with some form of distance or near vision impairment. Could Virtual Reality offer these people a...

Money

Film: Should Museums Charge for Admission?

Silvia Filippini Fantoni from Indianapolis Museum of Art spoke at MuseumNext Dublin in April 2016 about the challenges of introducing a museum admission charges at...

Videos

Film: Startups & Accelerators in Museums

Startup accelerators have become an integral part of helping early-stage companies build, fund and bring to market new products and ideas. Recently, we’ve come to...

Digital

Film: How can Museums use Virtual Reality?

Find more examples in this article on How museums are using virtual reality. – Virtual reality has been going through yet another cyclical revival driven...