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Leveraging Smartphone Technology to Protect Museum Visitors

Everyone is eager for a return to normal, which includes access to museums and other cultural venues. While countless people likely have been inspired and sustained by virtual museum tours …

#AAMvirtual General Session: Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole and Anthony Salcito

This AAM Virtual Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo general session took place on May 18, 2020. Speakers: Laura Lott, President & CEO at American Alliance of Museums Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole, …

Towards Frictionless Augmented Reality

Author’s Note: Several months ago, putting on an Augmented Reality (AR) headset was an uncomfortable nuisance for museum visitors. Now, it’s a potential health risk. The COVID-19 pandemic …

The Rubin Museum of Art’s #MuseumFromHome Strategy: A Meditative Offering

Ever since the closures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, museums have been working to engage the public through remote alternatives. Two hashtags have emerged on social media …

#MuseumWeek: Celebrating Digital Museum Work in the Age of COVID-19

#MuseumWeek was launched in France in 2014, thanks to a union between around seven hundred European museums who wanted to both strengthen their raison d’être and increase their …

What Does a Welcoming Online Collections Portal Look Like?

In late February 2020, the Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University became the latest institution to launch an online collections portal, a feature that is increasingly …

The Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s #MuseumFromHome Strategy: Funny TikToks

Ever since the rash of closures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, museums have been working behind the scenes to set strategies for engaging the public through remote …

Albright-Knox’s #MuseumFromHome Strategy: Artwork Showdowns

Ever since the rash of closures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, museums have been working behind the scenes to set strategies for engaging the public through remote …

4 Ways Museums Can Successfully Leverage Digital Content and Channels during Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In the age of coronavirus (COVID-19), museums are facing unprecedented difficulties and uncertainty. In the past weeks, three-quarters of museums have shut down, starting with behemoths …

How Your Museum Can Use Social Media During COVID-19

With the current COVID-19 pandemic deeply affecting museums across the world, many museum professionals at big and small museums alike are wondering how they can still connect and …

The Akron Art Museum’s #MuseumFromHome Strategy: Collaborative Crosswords

Ever since the rash of closures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, museums have been working behind the scenes to set strategies for engaging the public through remote …

The National Gallery of Art’s #MuseumFromHome Strategy: Social Media Gallery Tours

Ever since last week’s rash of closures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, museums have been working behind the scenes to set strategies for engaging the public through remote …
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