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Museum Digital Conference

MuseumNext has been looking at the future of museums for almost a decade, and technology has always played a role in that. For several years...

Conference

MuseumNext Announces London Museum Conference 2019

We are pleased to announce that our 2019 European Museum Conference will take place in London on 3 – 5 June. Once again industry leaders...

Conference

MuseumNext launches North American Museum Conference

MuseumNext is to launch a North American Museum Conference to compliment the Annual event which has taken place in Europe since 2009. The conference will...

Leadership

Film: What is Soft Power and what does it mean for Museums

Gail Dexter Lord, Co-President of Lord Cultural Resources spoke at MuseumNext Geneva in April 2015 about Soft Power and what this concept means for the 21st century...

Videos

Film: A Framework for Digital Storytelling in Museums

Samir Patel, VP, Creative Delivery, Blue State Digital spoke at MuseumNext Geneva in April 2015 about telling epic stories of our day in museums. How...

Design

Film: Emotionalizing the Museum

The 21st Century Museum faces a daunting challenge. Today, people can access all the infomation that they need at the touch of a button, so said...

Videos

Film: Transformation of the Olympic Museum

In this presentation Frédérique Jamolli, Head of International Cultural Development for the International Olympic Museum shared her mission to reposition the Olympic Museum as a multisite,...

Digital

Film: How to build an open Museum website

Rob Gethen Smith, Lucie Paterson and Paul Vulpiani joined us at MuseumNext Geneva in April 2015 to share the story of their new website, which...

Marketing

Reaching out to younger museum audiences

Concerned, as they are, with history and permanence, museums are not generally in the business of shaking things up. The idea of new blood –...

Marketing

Creating a buzz marketing The British Museum

The British Museum is UK’s most popular visitor attraction with over six million visitors last year, the museum has a collection which spans the world...

Digital

Why most museum websites are terrible (at achieving mission)

What is the main aim of a museum website? Browsing the internet, you quickly conclude that this is to promote the institution to potential visitors....

Digital

Understanding Compelling Museum Collections

Which of our collections best lends themselves to impulse sharing online? Which of our collections are people most willing to talk about online? These two...

Digital

QR codes and museums

The Internet of Things is a compelling idea, with its promise of a seamless link between objects in the physical world and associated media in...

Digital

Rethinking Museums for the Digital Age

The following presentation was made at the Gulf Arts and Cultural Leaders Summit in Qatar in November 2011 by MuseumNext Founder Jim Richardson. Today I want to talk...

Marketing

Participants not audiences

The audience is central to much of what a museum does, and visitor surveys and audience segmentation have over the past decade improved our understanding...

Videos

Film: Audience Research in the Museum Without Walls

Lynda Kelly is Head of Web and Audience Research at the Australian Museum, Sydney. She has published widely in audience research and writes the popular...

Marketing

Film: Digital Marketing for Museums

Jim Richardson is Managing Director of Sumo, a leading arts marketing agency with an international reputation, and the founder of MuseumNext. Jim spoke at the MuseumNext 2011...

Money

Film: Digital Fundraising for Museums

In his own words, Steve Bridger helps some of the UK’s biggest charities to unlearn stuff and trust more of their own people to build...

Digital

Film: Research into games within the context of museums.

Mia Ridge is a cultural heritage technologist, and has worked internationally as an analyst, consultant and programmer. Mia spoke at the 2011 MuseumNext conference in Edinburgh about...

Engagement

Film: Bringing young people into museums

Geer Oskam is a project manager for Stichting Museumnacht Amsterdam (n8). Founded by the collective of the Amsterdam museums, n8 thinks about ways to engage...

Digital

Film: YouTube Play Biennial at the Guggenheim Museum

Nora Semel, Associate Director of External Affairs and Francesca Merlino, Marketing Manager of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum joined us for MuseumNext Edinburgh in 2011 to talk...

Money

Film: Driving Participation and Donations in Museums

Rich Mintz is the Vice-President of Strategy at Blue State Digital, an innovative American company focusing on online fundraising, advocacy, social networking, and constituency development...

Engagement

Film: Building An Audience For A New National Museum

Jasper Visser, Project Manager for new technology and media projects at the Museum of National History of the Netherlands spoke at MuseumNext conference in Edinburgh in May...

Digital

Museum Social Media Dialogue

As the social media explosion rolls on, more and more talk centres around the possibilities – and realities – of interaction, collaboration and dialogue. Now...