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Valencia Tong

Valencia Tong

Writer and Consultant

Valencia Tong is an award-winning writer and consultant who specializes in contemporary art with a focus on the Asia-Pacific region and emerging markets. She is interested in a wide range of media, including drawings, paintings, illustrations, street art, video and media art, design and architecture.

Currently, she explores the intersection between art and technology, such as virtual reality, augmented reality, AI and blockchain, as well as the influence of music on art.

She received her MA in Art Business from Sotheby’s Institute of Art, New York, and she is pursuing a master’s degree in Museum Anthropology at Columbia University, offered by the university’s Department of Anthropology and the American Museum of Natural History.

Her work has been published in ARTnews, Blouin Artinfo, Art+Auction, Modern Painters, ArtAsiaPacific, Art & Market, The Artling, Art Radar Journal, CoBo Social, Artomity, HK ARTION, TheArtro, Luxglove, VRScout and the Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand and Indonesia editions of Tatler Asia, among others.

Visit her website here: https://valenciatong.com/

MuseumNext Next Generation Summit
Wednesday, 20th July 2022

How do museum experiences need to evolve to better serve the next generation of audiences?

How do museum experiences need to evolve to better serve the next generation of audiences? Museums need to embrace diversity and inclusion, provide more digital and interactive experiences, and disseminate knowledge through social media to better serve the next generation of audiences. In addition to paying attention to ethics and preserving artefacts, museums need to evolve and establish a presence where their target audiences are active in.

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Valencia Tong