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Film: How Museums can build collaborations with LGBTQ communities

Martha Hill, Vice President for Public Programs & Visitor Experience and Johanna M Blume, Assistant Curator of Western Art, History, and Culture from the Eiteljorg Museum of American...

Film

Film: Use Your Senses Overcoming the Accessibility Paradox

Nynke Feenstra from Leiden University spoke at MuseumNext Indianapolis in September 2015 about the The Inclusive Museum as a physical and intellectual accessible space for people with...

Money

How to be an inclusive Museum in times of financial crisis

Laura Crossley spoke at MuseumNext Indianapolis about embedding community engagement work with non-traditional groups in their core practice even in leaner financial times. Laura: Hello, thank you so...

Film

Designing Museum Experiences For People With Dementia

Heidi Benham from the Royal College of Art in London spoke at MuseumNext Indianapolis about designing Museum experiences for people with Dementia. Heidi: Wow, you...

Film

Film: Mining The Digital Landscape Engaging Communities Of Color

Ravon Ruffin, Co-Creator, Brown Girls Museum Blog spoke at MuseumNext Indianapolis in September 2015 about how marginalized communities are creating creative spaces online and how museums can and should engage them....

Film

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...

Film

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...

Film

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...

Film

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...

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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...

Film

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...

Film

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...