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German Museum Experiments With Novel Approach to Charging Its Visitors

In Bremen, the Weserburg Museum of Modern Art, which was founded in 1991, decided to take a new approach to the way it would charge...

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Universities must open their archives and share their oppressive pasts

For the first time, a Canadian university — the University of Guelph — is reconciling with its history of teaching eugenics. Few universities in Canada...

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Archive Apologises Over Altering Image of Women’s March

The National Archives and Records Administration has publicly apologised for its controversial decision to doctor a photograph it had been using as an exhibit since...

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National Archives Exhibit Blurs Images Critical of the US President

The National Archives and Records Administration, which is charged with the preservation and documentation of government and historical records in the United States, admitted in...

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NYC Museums Declined to be Polling Places

Locations for people to go and register their vote is a mainstay of the democratic function of many civilizations and the museum sector has traditionally...

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Museums introduce Multi-Lingual Wall Labels

Several of the museums and galleries in Minnesota’s two major cities – Saint Paul and Minneapolis – have decided reject using just one language on...

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art asks ‘What’s Your Met Story?’

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met) in New York City has announced a project to collect and share personal stories related to the museum...

Digital

Musée d’Orsay Welcomes Instagram Artist-in-Residence

The world-famous Musée d’Orsay has announced that they have hired an Instagram artist-in-residence with the aim of bringing more attention to many of the masterpieces...

Ideas

How Can Museum Workers Feel Less Stressed?

Stress is an inescapable part of life. Nowhere is this more true than on the job and that goes for Museum Workers too. The pressure...

Marketing

Can You Apply Transmedia Storytelling to Museums?

It was 2010 when I opened my inbox and read: ‘Congratulations! It is with pleasure that we invite you to attend the Berlinale Talent Campus...

Digital

How To Avoid The “Gamification” Trap In Your Museum

Studies consistently show the educational benefits of incorporating games and play into learning. Games, and increasingly digital and video games, have become mainstays in many...

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Tourism From China Leads to Upturn in Russian Museum Visitors

It is a problem that many institutions in the West would like to have. Several museums and art galleries in Russia have faced such an...

Health

Researchers Suggest That Museum Visits Lead to Longer Lives

Museum trips and visits to art galleries are often thought of as good for the soul – a means of satisfying our curiosity about the...

Digital

#travelgram: Live Tourist Snaps Have Turned Solo Adventures into Social Occasions

In the years since selfie sticks went global, it has become clear that the mobile phone has changed the way we travel. The ubiquity of...

Ideas

8 Ways Museum Leaders Can Avoid Micromanaging

One of the biggest mistakes you can make as a museum leader is to micromanage your team. It makes your employees feel like you don’t...

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Hip Hop Museum Receives Cash Injection

The Universal Hip Hop Museum, located in New York City, has been awarded a multi-million dollar funding injection which will help it to preserve the...

Sustainability

Climate Change – Can Changing the Way Museums do Business, Change the World?

Climate change is an existential issue and the public cares deeply about it. Teens like Greta Thunberg are taking to the streets, the seas, and...

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Musée du Louvre Partners with Fashion Brand Off-White

The Musée du Louvre in Paris has teamed up with the Milan-based fashion label, Off-White to come up with a collection that pays homage to...

Digital

How Are Museums Using HoloLens?

Museums around the world are doing interesting things with HoloLens. In this article we highlight some of the most interesting Museum HoloLens projects from the...

Impact

Best practice in making Museums more accessible to visually impaired visitors

Museums have a duty to cater to people with a wide range of needs and this includes visually impaired people. This is not a small...

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1940s-Themed Museum Hotel Opened In New Orleans

Although there are a number of hotels which claim to be associated with museums that have opened over recent years, notably in North America, many...

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London’s Geffrye Museum Rebrands as the ‘Museum of the Home’

Located in the Hoxton area of East London, the Geffrye Museum has been open to the public since it was first established in 1914. Over...

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3D printing is helping museums in repatriation and decolonisation efforts

Manchester Museum recently returned items taken from Australia more than 100 years ago to Aboriginal leaders, the latest move in an ongoing debate over calls...

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Virtual Tours Give Chinese Audiences a Taste of Western Museums

Chinese educationalists have been offering a new service to students in their home country that has allowed them to gain virtual access to some of...