Category: WAM News

We’re very happy to announce that We Are Museums has just entered women-centric Paris Pionnières‘ pre-incubation programme and is now starting a 1,5 year journey towards a dramatic evolution of our project. We are mostly known for organizing events, but we never saw nor presented ourselves as an event agency. Our main motivation when we […]

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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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We Are Museums has been to Riga a total of 4 times in the past year, so it’s safe to say we are quite enamoured with Latvia’s capital. The past week saw We Are Museums meet all of its partners, explore museums, coworking spaces, contemporary art offering, healthy cafés and much more to prepare for […]

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Riga and We Are Museums go way back, when we met Anna Balandina (here she is talking to the Museum Week!), Head of the Communication Department at the Latvian National Museum of Art back in 2015 in Berlin. We have since discussed the opportunity to visit the capital of Latvia for our yearly event which […]

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We are proud to introduce Guestviews, the first recipient of the Museum Rocket Award! After a whole day of networking, keynotes and roundtables at the first edition of Museum Rocket, the culture and entrepreneurship fair, giving the award to this French startup founded by Camille Caubrière and Alizée Doumerc really was a high-point. They were […]

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It’s ICOM week! Since 3 July and until 9 July, the International Council of Museums is holding its annual conference in Milan and is themed ‘Museums and Cultural landscapes’. Since its inception in 1946, ICOM has been the representative institution for museums all over the world under UNESCO. Its mission is therefore to promote and […]

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As we saw at the first edition of Museum Rocket, there are more and more amazing startups with great ideas and products directed at museums. Museum Rocket allowed them to meet, discuss their challenges and share their tips. Here are some learnings that Don Undeen, founder of the Met Media Lab, Carsten Schmitt-Höppner from Fresh […]

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We are very pleased to announce that we will be giving a talk at one of France’s leading tech events, Viva technology, next 30 June. Viva Technology  gathers 30,000 entrepreneurs and creatives in all fields and we are very honored to be speaking on behalf of museums and innovation. We will be presenting what WAM is […]

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They say someone is best defined by how others see it and maybe it is true as well for, say, an event. This year, as we close We Are Museums 16 edition which lasted 3 days for the first time, we received many comments on the openness and niceness those three days were infused with. […]

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This year, we’re adding a third day to We Are Museums! After giving museum experts the opportunity to meet and exchange ideas and best practices, we’re connecting them with startups from the cultural field. From augmented reality to smart pocket guides and from 3D modelling and printing to analysis and CRM tools, we selected the […]

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