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Film: The Problem with using the word ‘Diversity’

Shaz Hussain, Collections Assistant at the Royal Air Force Museum London. Okay, hi, I’m Shaz. I’m a Collections Assistant, at the RAF Museum in London....

Marketing

Museum puts T. rex on Tinder to make new audiences fall in love with them

Teddy is your average T. rex, loud, hungry (#palaeodiet), fossilized, and he loves a good movie theme song. But what is he doing on Tinder?...

Design

Designing an exhibition: These 5 tips should be your mantra

Exhibition making is a creative process and as such, there are thankfully no absolute rules as to what can make a project soar or slump....

Leadership

Film: Kimberly Drew on becoming an advocate for artists of color

In this talk, Kimberly Drew, who currently serves as The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Social Media Manager discusses her blog Black Contemporary Art, her work...

Marketing

Film: How Can a European Museum Attract Chinese Tourists?

With over 2,000,000 Chinese tourists who visited France in 2015, China is France’s second tourist market after the United States, but how can a European Museum...

Money

Film: How Can a Museum Use Kickstarter to Crowdfund?

In 2016 the Science Museum London crowdfunded £51,000 to recreate Eric, the UK’s first robot. How can a museum use Kickstarter to fund the things...

Digital

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...

Leadership

Fair pay in Museums?

‘Does your museum pay staff an amount that they can reasonably be expected to live on?’, that’s a question that I’ve been asking museum professionals...

Conference

Announcing MuseumNext Australia 2018

MuseumNext is a global conference series on the future of museums. Since 2009, it has brought together museum leaders from around the world to ask ‘what’s...

Social Impact

Communicating the Social Impact of Museums

I would hope that anyone working in museums believes in the positive effect that they have. They change lives, enrich communities and makes our cities better places to...

Conference

Why I’m looking forward to MuseumNext Europe

Amy Dale is a Curator at the Migration Museum, located in Adelaide, Australia. She attended her first MuseumNext in Edinburgh in 2011, when she was...

Digital

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...

Digital

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...

Social Impact

Should Museums be Activists?

Amid a year of political strife almost without precedent, divisive issues are forcing their way to the front as museums embrace challenging issues like immigration, inequality and sustainability. A...

Digital

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...

Social Impact

How can museums contribute to dialogue about social justice when we are exemplars of segregation?

At the PlayHouse last weekend we celebrated Eid-al-Fitr — the Muslim holiday marking the end of Ramadan — as part of our Celebrate Peoria series....

Leadership

How can a Museum work with entrepreneurs?

Te Papa is asking how can a museum work with entrepreneurs through their cultural accelerator Mahuki. This is a structured entrepreneurial program run where up...

Design

In Conversation with Jake Barton

Local Projects are one of the world’s leading experience design firms, and renowned in the museum sector for creating some of the most exciting work...

Videos

Film: What Happens Artists Take Over the Museum at Night?

What happens when artists take over the museum at night? ARTBAR is a monthly sell-out artist-led museum experience, bringing one-off installations, performances, exhibitions, talks, workshops...

Learning

Film: Experiments in developing a new museum learning program

Peter Mahony and Karolina Novak from MAAS talk about encouraging risk-taking in museums with a series of design experiments around the development of a new learning...

Videos

Film: The making of BLOOD at Science Gallery

Rose Hiscock and Dr Ryan Jefferies talk about the making of BLOOD at Science Gallery. With nodes flung around the world (Dublin, London, Bangalore, Venice and Melbourne), the...

Design

Film: Starting with play – the Children’s Gallery

Paul Bowers Head, Exhibitions Museums Victoria The Pauline Gandel Children’s Gallery at Melbourne Museum is the first entirely play-led space in an encyclopaedic museum to...

Digital

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...

Social Impact

How can a Museum make a difference to at-risk young people?

How can a Museum make a difference? For years the New Zealand Police Museum has partnered with community cops and youth educators to deliver programmes...