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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...

Engagement

Film: How to use Escape Room games to attract millennials to your Museum

Amy Schaffman Education Manager Augusta Museum of History Museums of various disciplines often struggle to attract millennials (18-30 year olds). The Augusta Museum of History...

Videos

Film: How Can a Museum use Theatre Effectively?

Many museums are using theatre as an educational or interpretative tool, but how can a museum use theatre effectively? In this presentation Karen Vickery shares...

Marketing

Film: How do you attract Chinese visitors to your Museum?

Spending by Chinese tourists soared by 53% in 2016 to record $215 billion, and cities around the world are competing to gain a foothold in...

Digital

Stepping out the comfort zone to re-imagine the museum experience

Kajsa Hartig Senior Advisor, New media Nordiska Museet In 2016 the Nordic Museum ran a year long Digital Identities training programme, trying new ways of...

Videos

Film: Blockbusters, IP, and risk

Russell Briggs, Director of Exhibitions & Collections, ACMI spoke at MuseumNext Melbourne in February 2017. In this presentation he looks at recent big touring shows,...

Videos

Film: A cultural heritage of misaligned expectations

Aaron Straup Cope from Mapzen spoke at MuseumNext Melbourne in February 2017. In his presentation he looked around with a critical eye and endeavour to propose...

Leadership

Curators vs. Managers: Succession planning in Museums

The New York Times opinion page featured a piece called Why the Met Should Appoint a Female Director in response to the resignation of the...

Leadership

In Conversation with Tony Butler

Tony Butler is the Executive Director of Derby Museums Trust and the founder of the Happy Museum Project. MuseumNext’s Jim Richardson caught up with him to...

Leadership

In Conversation with Nina Simon

It’s been six years since Nina Simon, the Executive Director of Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History (MAH) released The Participatory Museum. That book went...

Metaverse

Exhibition Blends Virtual Reality and Pop Superstardom

In the depths of London’s Somerset House two trends, one from museums and one from technology have collided with an exhibition that blends virtual reality...

Videos

Film: Where’s the line in the sand?

Pamela Erskine-Loftus Director – The Media Majlis at Northwestern University in Qatar Leona Bowman Registrar – The Media Majlis at Northwestern University in Qatar Creating...

Videos

Film: The edible museum: the risk of putting a frame on food

This presentation was made by Elsa Vogts from Stellenbosch University in South Africa at MuseumNext Melbourne in February 2017. Kayamandi is a marginalised and poor,...

Engagement

Film: How can a museum build communities of trust?

This presentation was made by Kalewa Correa, Curator of Hawaiai & Pacific, Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center and Adriel Luis, Curator of Digital & Emerging...

Videos

Film: Risk taking – choice or necessity?

Jervais Choo is Senior Assistant Director at the National Museum of Singapore, this presentation was made at MuseumNext Melbourne in February 2017. In this presentation...

Digital

Film: Making a Location Aware Audio Guide for SFMOMA

How do you create a revolutionary location aware audio guide for a museum? This presentation was made by Keir Winesmith, Head of Web + Digital...

Engagement

Film: A conversational shift to widening museum audiences

Dina Jezdic, Adult and Tertiary Programmer, Auckland War Memorial Museum gave this presentation at MuseumNext Melbourne in February 2017. In it she asks how can...

Digital

Film: Inviting Tech Companies into the Art Gallery

The presentation was made by Ros Lawler, Digital Director, Tate at MuseumNext Melbourne on February 16th 2017. In it she talks about Tate’s The IK...

Digital

Film: Fostering a Culture of Innovation in the Library

This presentation was made by Paula Bray, DX Lab Leader, State Library New South Wales at MuseumNext Melbourne in February 2016. DX Lab, the first...

Digital

New Immersive Heritage Experience – The Lost Palace

The Lost Palace is a new immersive heritage experience from Historic Royal Palaces. MuseumNext Founder Jim Richardson took the tour.  It’s dusk in central London,...

Videos

Film: Redefining The Role Of The Museums In A Time Of Urgent Need

Many of today’s most pressing issues are science-based—the environment, human health, climate change, energy, bioterrorism, and others. It is more urgent than ever that the...