Tag: visitor experience

In five years, a lot has changed: museums are more empowered and empowering than ever, more entrepreneurial and more socially-involved. They open up more and more and become real powers and counter powers in their communities and societies. This year, our speakers told us a lot about how a museum works when digital is integrated […]

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As escape game centres seem to be flourishing in cities, escape games are also more and more implemented in museums – just as other game mechanics are. But how are museums relevant to build their own and what can they bring that other venues cannot? What is an escape game? It is a room in […]

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Museums are more and more community connectors and places for people to meet not only their friends, but also strangers… The Wellcome collection has achieved that by creating several event programmes that engage their audiences at different level. One of these programmes, Open Platform, will be explored by Rosie Stanbury, Head of the Live Programme at […]

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Last November, 14 museums and one monument all around the world got a shot of creativity and innovation thanks to Museomix, which allows teams made of makers, mediators, content experts, communication experts, coders and designer to create innovative device for museum audiences. I got lucky enough to work on social media communication with the co-organizers […]

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How long does it take to clean a still huge whale model? Who are the archaeologists that uncovered your favorite exhibit? Is a polar bear closer to a koala or to a human baby? Those are only some of the questions that Explorer, the app the American Museum of Natural History just updated last month, […]

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Museums are key players in education, both in art history and beyond. The London Science Museum has been taking their educational even more seriously since the opening of Wonderlab in October 2016. Wonderlab is a space designed with kids in mind, so they can explore and experiment with more than 50 marvels of science. With […]

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More and more museums are using theatre and tech to highlight their physical exhibits… or the lack thereof, as at the Lost Palace experience Tim Powell created with startups and comedians at the Palace of Whitehall and told us about at WAM16. But what about making the audience a character of the play? While Tate […]

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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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