#SuperImportant! How social tagging is curating a new view for collections.
What happens when informal and formal education collide? Meet the Museum School.
Artist residencies are a growing trend in museums around the world, but what exactly are they? A residency 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 few days Keep Reading
In almost every museum you will likely find a store selling various products promoting the museum, like postcards, stationery, books, etc. The museum store generally is associated with buying a memento of the museum experience, to remind or tell visitors that they were there. Some stores even stock unique products associated with the museum’s theme, Keep Reading
Museums are awesome, but they are often strapped for cash. With limited funding and big operating costs, money can be the biggest barrier museums face when trying to bring cool ideas to life. That’s why we think getting creative with revenue streams is a great idea. There’s more to generating income for your museum than Keep Reading
Curatorial, Events, Programs, Education, Conservation, Sponsorship, Visitor Services…museums all over the world have diverse collections and diverse organizational structures. In some museums, one person may be what three people are in another museum and some museums may not have any staff.
Do you want to infuse new life into your museum? Want to bring in new audiences and sources of revenue? Curious about how to address the needs of millennials while staying true to your mission? We can help!
Looking for inspiration to turn your museum into a Halloween hotspot? Whether your museum is large or small, there’s a whole lot more you can do than just candy and jack-o-lanterns! From escape rooms to sleepovers to dinosaur costume parties, check out these awesome Halloween programming ideas that museums of all sizes are already doing.
In a medium where tone and voice are key, what does it mean to funnel a museum’s online presence through a unique filter: ourselves? Think about some of your favourite museums on Twitter. How about Instagram? What is it about how they present themselves across social media that you enjoy or relate to? Beyond the Keep Reading
Colleen Dilenschneider of ‘Know Your Own Bone’ recently wrote about how important social media is to your visitors. Around 52% of visitors to cultural organizations use social media onsite – and it has a positive impact on their satisfaction levels. So does using social media onsite increase visitor satisfaction, or do visitors who are more Keep Reading