Ideas
Michael Alexis

People Don’t Want Virtual Museum Tours; Do This Instead

For a few days in March, 2020, the world focused its attention on virtual museum tours. This attention was driven by museum closures, major media coverage, and a mighty social media effort by museums to offer an online experience to audiences. And then, just as quickly, the attention disappeared and museums were left in what […]

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Ideas
Michael Alexis

Why Your Airport Needs a Museum

Last year, I was invited to speak at a museum conference in Cairns, Australia. After 20+ hours in the air, from NYC to Los Angeles to Brisbane, our CEO Tasia and I eventually landed in picturesque Cairns. The airport was small, modern and clean; a nice change from LAX. A few steps out of the […]

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Museum Resources
Museum Hack

12 Awesome Things About the National Archaeological Museum in Athens

Last month, we visited the National Archaeological Museum in Athens — and we love what they’ve got going on! From their incredible attention to detail regarding logistics (think layout, pathways, use of space, and more) to their interactive displays and exhibit enhancements, here are the best things to see at the National Archaeological Museum — […]

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Museum Resources
Ashleigh Hibbins

What Exactly is an Artist-in-Residence (and Should Your Museum Have One)?

Artist residencies are a growing trend in museums around the world, but what is an artist in residence? An artist-in-residence is when a museum recruits a person (or group of people) with a specific skill or attribute to produce work, provide advice, and/or promote the museum for a defined period of time, from just a […]

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