Museum New Media Barometer 2018 was published

Jan. 11, 2019 by

On 21 December 2018, MUSEUM BOOSTER has released the Museum New Media Barometer 2018, a report on the usage of new media by the most-visited museums worldwide. It is the second edition of a survey on the digitalisation in the

What is the future of museums?

Nov. 22, 2018 by

Presentation of Sofia Widmann at the ICOM ICEE conference in Madrid What is the future of museums? How can museums stay (or become) relevant? On 13 November 2018, Sofia Widmann provided some answers to these questions on the Cultural Heritage

Usage of new media in museums

Aug. 12, 2018 by

Usage of new media in museums – update soon to be provided by leading cultural institutions There is obviously an increasing usage of new media in museums. In my day-to-day work, I encounter more museums wishing to implement interactive experiences.

Museums in a smart city

Jun. 25, 2018 by

Museums in a smart city – all tourist attractions in one application September 2015, a Touring Exhibition Meeting in Istanbul. The meeting place of East and West was selected to host the conference of professionals from the entertainment and museum

Bridging art and technology

Apr. 19, 2018 by

Digitorial introduced by Max Hollein at Städel Photo: Städel Museum Bridging art and technology – why modern museum managers need digital skills Last week the Metropolitan Museum of Art announced its new Director: Max Hollein, from Vienna. The headline of

Instant shopping

Apr. 12, 2018 by

Instant shopping – how to increase sales in museums with the help of modern technology It is forbidden to take photos at the Prado. I found out about it when I was trying to capture a donkey at the painting

Museum boosting

Mar. 27, 2018 by

Museum boosting – the start of a blog on the digitalisation of the museum world My very first contact with the museum world happened when I attended school in Kiev. I was about nine or ten years old when my

New media technologies & museum exhibitions

Mar. 21, 2018 by

Influence of new media technologies on the success of museum exhibitions – a summary A new era for museums has started: the era of communicating with the visitors. When creating an exhibition, it is not enough anymore to hang precious