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Film: How Museums Can Expand Narratives With LGBTQ Interpretation

Susan Ferentinos, Public history researcher, writer and consultant spoke at MuseumNext Indianapolis in September 2015 about ways that museums might begin thinking about expanding their...

Videos

Film: The Museum As Cultural Commons

Sarah Schultz, Independent Curator and Public Engagement Consultant delivered this presentation at MuseumNext Indianapolis asking what a museum would look like if it behaved as...

Digital

Film: When your Museum’s community does the blogging

This presentation on getting the local community to blog for a museum was presented by Lori Byrd-McDevitt from the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis at MuseumNext Indianapolis. In it...

Videos

Film: Improving the Museum Visitors Experience Through Evaluation

This presentation on improving the museum visitors experience through evaluation was made by Elizabeth Bolander and Bethany Corriveau from Cleveland Museum of Art at MuseumNext Indianapolis,...

Conference

Your Best Museum Conference Ever

Over the past decade, we’ve had the pleasure of welcoming thousands of people to our museum conferences from all over the world. during that time...

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...

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...

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

How arts organisations can get more out of e-marketing

Email marketing in some form is already prolific in arts organisations, because it is low cost, targeted and easy to track. With funding cuts looming...

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...

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...