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Digital

Traces of the Wall : A Citizen-Science Mapping Project

When the Berlin Wall was demolished in 1990, it become a symbol of a new era for Germany and renewed relations between the East and...

Digital

Building a Botanical VR Experience at Kew Gardens in One Day

Kew Gardens offers so much as a visitor experience that it’s hard to see how technology could in any way improve the sights, sounds and...

Money

How can a Museum build strategic partnerships with donors?

Funders and donors are the lifeblood of most museums. But what if we looked at donations and funding as a two-way relationship rather than a...

Digital

Using DAMS to Reach Different Digital Audiences

It’s likely that most people have heard of DAMS in the context of managing marketing assets rather than collections but at Queensland Museum it’s a...

Digital

Building the digital infrastructure behind the Natural History Museum collection

In January 2022, the Natural History Museum reached an important milestone: 5 million digital records were now available via their data portal.  From these records,...

Digital

Creating successful virtual programmes for a Museum

If the past few years have taught museums anything, it’s that a swift pivot to digital delivery forced many organisations to assess the impact of...

Digital

Putting 1,000 Years of Archives Online for Learners and Communities

At a time when so many arts and culture organisations were looking to digitise their assets to keep their audience engaged during the pandemic, the...

Digital

Fostering Your Museum’s Online Community

As the digital output of the arts and culture sector has rapidly increased over the past two years, so too has the need to start...

Digital

Building the Digital Infrastructure behind the NHM Collection

In January 2022, the Natural History Museum reached an important milestone: 5 million digital records were now available via their data portal.  From these records,...

Digital

Greenwood Rising and the Ethics of Immersive Storytelling

Museums that provide insight into social-political issues by documenting important moments in history often face the challenge of having to share difficult truths in the...

Digital

How Museums and Attractions Are Delighting Audiences with New Technology

As the Brand and Communications Strategist for Tiqets, Lauren Voges has global insight into how the world’s leading online ticketing platform is helping museums and...

Digital

Diversifying the Narrative through Digital Connections

Exploring new ways of connecting art information is a complex subject with global significance.  Facilitating new research pathways between arts and cultural institutions worldwide, the...

Digital

Why is a digital impact report important and how can it shape the future of museums’ online efforts?

There’s incredible value to be gained from collating data and investing in the right digital tools Digital engagement can feel like a guessing game for...

Conference

Which Museum Conferences to attend in 2022 / 2023?

It’s difficult to keep track of all of the great museum conferences taking place around the world, especially when virtual events make even more great...

Marketing

Local Marketing for your Museum

With social media adoption at an all-time high, the lure of digital marketing is hard to resist. The international reach, affordable ad options and easy...

Digital

Responsible data management: keeping your Museum on the right side of the law and ethical considerations

In any cultural establishment, the collection of data must remain responsible and consensual at all times We’re all aware of the importance of data protection...

Engagement

The benefits of taking an audience-led approach to museum programming

You know what they say about assumption… That’s why evidence-based, audience-led programming is essential to long-term museum engagement. As technology and connectivity evolve at pace,...

Digital

The growing value of digital volunteers for museums

On-site volunteers are nothing new to museums but meeting the growing need for digital volunteers is. Many cultural institutions utilise the help of volunteers in...

Conference

Meet the Next Generation of Museum Thinkers

‘One thing is for sure: The inaugural Next Generation Summit is not to be missed’, says MuseumNext Founder, Jim Richardson. This new virtual conference which...

Marketing

Tiqets launches all-new Travel Industry Trends report for the 2022 High Season

After two summers of restrictions, trepidation and limitations, we are finally seeing people getting on planes, trains and automobiles again with a spirit of adventure...

Digital

The role of SEO in growing digital audiences for Museums

Understanding how to navigate the complex world of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is vital to any museum or cultural venue looking to expand reach and...

Impact

Museum Thought Leaders Urge One-to-One Action to Support Ukraine’s Museums

Renowned museum thought leaders Elaine Heumann Gurian and Linda Norris have called upon the museum world to support Ukrainian institutions and those who work in...

Digital

How can your museum develop an integrated digital content strategy that commands attention?

As many of the contributors at MuseumNext summits have demonstrated over the last two years, museum digital teams should never be siloed. In fact, those...

Digital

How do we keep museum staff upskilling in a fast-paced digital environment

Digital transformation in the museum space isn’t a quick fix. Nor is it really a single project with a clear start and finish date. It...