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What Makes A Great Museum Label? The Science and Art Behind Museum Labels

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...

Sustainability

Creating An Empowering Environmental Learning Programme For A Museum

Ben Earle, Learning and Engagement Officer (Environment) at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse Museum, shares how his museum is facilitating positive conversations around climate change. In a...

Digital

Personalising the audio tour experience through AI at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Smartify CEO and Head of Product, Thanos Kokkiniotis, explains how the company has been working with the team at the Smithsonian American Art Museum to...

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...

Engagement

How the Creative Use of Museum Audio Tours is Attracting New Audiences

They say an image can convey a thousand words. But what about the context behind that image? Here’s how audio tours are helping to deepen...

Sustainability

Course correcting with the Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation

Bob Perry, Executive Director of the Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation, shares how the cultural hotspot is turning a critical eye on US...

Sustainability

Making Digital Sustainability A Priority For Museums

  James Coleman, Managing Director of Supercool, shares how he and his team have worked to bring digital carbon footprints into the spotlight as part...

Marketing

Museum Branding That Stands Out From The Crowd

There are some museum brands that are recognised all over the world. If you say MoMA or The Smithsonian, most people will already have an idea...

Marketing

SEO for Museums for Building Audiences Online

As we launch into 2024, many museum marketing managers are likely to be asking the question, “How can SEO help my museum in the decade...

Digital

Museums on TikTok – Must Follow Museums to Learn From

Although TikTok is still considered to be the new social media kid on the block, it’s incredible growth in recent years makes it hard to...

Digital

How Museums Are Using Minecraft To Gamify Learning Experiences

If a museum is about anything, then it is about providing an engaging learning experience. Of course, in a traditional sense, learning is also about...

Ideas

How to Design an Exhibition: These 5 Tips Should Be Your Mantra

Creating an exhibition is an imaginative endeavour that thankfully doesn’t adhere to any stringent rules dictating its success or failure. From my decade-plus experience in...

Engagement

Visual browsing through film history at the Eye Filmmuseum

How can we put the rich history of cinema literally at the fingertips of visitors? At the Eye Filmmuseum in Amsterdam, cinematic memory as been...

Marketing

How Museums Can Work With Social Media Influencers?

You may associate social media influencers with bikini-clad Instagram models posing with detox tea and encouraging you to use their promo code. How on earth...

Digital

How Can We Make Museum Labels More Accessible?

Phil Jones, Head of Digital Innovation at the Cornwall Museums Partnership, shares how they’re making museum labels more accessibility. In a world of flashy, face-paced,...

Engagement

What do the Smithsonian, DIA and Green Bay Packers all have in common?

Interactive experience platform, Goosechase, is quickly building a reputation for helping cultural venues and tourist attractions to engage their communities and encourage participation around the...

Digital

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...

Professional Development

The Ultimate Guide to Museum Studies: Degrees, Careers, and Insights

Embark on a fascinating journey through the realm of museum studies, an interdisciplinary field that blends history, culture, art, and science with the practical aspects...

Digital

How The Children’s Museum Of Indianapolis Embraced Digital Immersion From The Inside Out

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis partnered with CyArk, a non-profit with a focus on digital preservation of cultural heritage, to highlight sacred places and stories...

Digital

How Can Museums Embrace The Potential Of Online Exhibitions

David Wright is part of Durham University’s Museums, Galleries and Exhibitions Team, working on public facing projects across all the University’s visitor attractions. His work helps to connect...

Impact

What does it mean to decolonize a museum?

In recent years, a notable movement towards decolonizing museums has emerged across the US, Europe, and Australia. However, the very meaning of decolonizing is being...

Engagement

Play, interactivity and environmental responsibility

Primeval forest of Silva is an award-winning interactive workshop and immersive experience for children. Launched in June 2022 to critical acclaim and visitor delight, the...

Engagement

Creating a playful space for all at Buffalo AKG Art Museum

Jason Povlotsky and Stavros Mavrakis of Quarterre design studio share their experience of supporting Buffalo AKG Art Museum and the Lego Foundation on the development...

Engagement

From self-guided tours to event organisation: Goosechase

Interactive experience platform, Goosechase, helps organisations to engage their communities and encourage participation around the world. With a track record for working with tourist attractions,...