Author: Diane Drubay

Museums are jumping in the creative space bandwagon and we have to wonder: how much of this is movement in skin deep and how much shows an deep change of mindset in our beloved institutions? Matt Richards, founder of Hīnātore, Te Papa Museum’s recently open Learning Lab, tells us about his first museum lab building […]

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Discovering a new city is always a great excitement especially while browsing its museums. If you want to attract creatives, really go for it The Australian Center for Moving Image in Melbourne (Australia) offers dedicated creation spaces which are as rich and varied as its exhibition spaces to shape the happy makers of tomorrow. Thus, […]

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Our first publication is out and it opens the path for more in 2017! As a greeting for the New Year, we decided to look on the year past and select some especially marking moment for museums as we recorded them on our strategic monitoring blog Museum Trends. For readers of Museum Trends, this shall […]

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From new experiential projects to creative spaces, museums act more and more like creative hubs and labs. In December 2016, the Science Museum Group launched their Digital Lab which aim is to analyze how museums dive into the digital age. With the earlier opening of the London Science Museum kids’ paradise “Wonderlab” and “Mathematics, a […]

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Well, this was a bit of a low-key information, but nonetheless exciting! The United Nations has announced the creation of the UN Live Museum for Humanity. The project is spearheaded by UN veteran of the Office for Project Services Jan Mattson, who will run the museum together with entrepreneur Henrik Skovby and none other than […]

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On a journey to discover the wonders of the Palladian Villas in the North of Italy, a stop at the Palladio Museum in Vicenza is an absolute must-see! The Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio is one of the most influential figures in the History of Architecture. His “Palladian Villas” were living spaces for the Venetian upper […]

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From 10-12 November 2016 NEMO – the Network of European Museum Organisations, our long standing partner since the first edition of We Are Museums – is holding its 24th Annual Conference “Money Matters: The Economic Value of Museums” in Karlsruhe, Germany. NEMO acts as a voice and network for over 30.000 museums and museum organisations throughout […]

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Museums are undoubtedly a place to reflect. Reflect on the past, the future, our place in the present and our relationship to art, society and our environment. Dubai is well-known for the Burj Khalifa (the world’s tallest building), the Dubai Mall (the world’s largest mall) and the artificial Palm Islands. As an ultramodern and fast-developing […]

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Do you remember why you started your museum’s Facebook page or Twitter account in the first place? We hope you do! For those of you who would still need arguments to convince their boss or curators that social media really is important, we asked Jonas Heide Smith from the National Gallery of Denmark (Statens Museum […]

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To celebrate the museum’s 200th anniversary in 2015, the Städel Museum (Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany) has launched several digital platforms making clever use of data to offer the audience entirely new forms of online access to works and exhibitions when browsing the Städel collection. BROWSING THE COLLECTION By artist, by movement, by country… Digitized collections on museum […]

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