Category: Visitor Experience

Museums are doing a great deal to keep up with the current trends, some even being a step ahead and we love that at WAM! But we also love vintage when it is appropriate, and turning directly to exhibition spaces to create a compelling experience is always a good idea! Visitors who visit your museum […]

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For its opening, the SFMOMA chose to let a high-wire Walker and series actors tell their stories about art. It is the Van Gogh Museum’s turn to create interdisciplinary content for their multimedia guide. A bridge between music and Van Gogh’s paintings The Dutch DJ Armin van Buuren now takes visitors through 11 Van Gogh […]

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Last weekend, a new museum was officially added to the Smithsonian. The National Museum of African American History and Culture documents African American has a collection of more than 36,000 artifacts that document the life, history, culture and stories of African Americans. It also has gotten Google’s help to become the most technologically advanced museum […]

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The new Tate Modern building has been talked about a lot. Completing the original Boiler House, the Switch House has been designed by Herzog and de Meuron to show how art has become more “active” in the past century. It displays art that has been questioning the traditional relationship between artist, audience and artwork for […]

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Two major institutions, two countries, two major architects. The road from the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany, to the Fondation Beyeler in Riehen, Switzerland, is a 45-minute walk according to Google Maps. It is not a long journey, but it is enough to enjoy the view and see nice things along the […]

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By now, you must have heard about Pokémon Go. The first mobile game of the Pokémon series broke a lot of records, including most downloaded app in the first week after launch (more than 7.5 million) and most time spent daily on an app (more than 30 minutes). You must have seen players catching Pokémons […]

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What do people like in museums? Of course, they like to learn, they like to be entertained and… they like to be surprised and see or learn something they didn’t expect. And Journeys, the Minneapolis Institute of Art’s app, allows just that by building new paths through the exhibits. Visitors can simply follow the path […]

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Whether it is via Facebook or via text, chatbots are very big right now for news and service. Why shouldn’t they be big for museums? In 2013, Micah Walter from the Cooper-Hewitt created Object Phone, a distant app in which each exhibit and object was associated to a number and if this number was texted […]

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Upon its reopening, the SFMOMA unveiled a brand new building, of course, a website with a minimalistic mobile-first approach and started teasing its mobile app. The app is still in development because it’s not your usual museum app. No typing in the numbers of the exhibits you want to have explained, no curator-only tracks that […]

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On April 28th, the Victoria and Albert Museum took a step that is highly unusual for a museum: They took away all the maps. The V&A made the following assumption: Maps are mostly used by visitors to find the shortest way to go to want they came to see, and therefore prevent them from enjoying […]

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