Diane Drubay

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Ergonomics, autism & audience participation at the Science Museum

<b>Post doc teaching & research fellow Sarah Wiseman reports on a talk she recently gave at at the Science Museum’s Night Owls event.</b><p>The Science Museum …

UK Universities

Five seeds for artificial intelligence in museums

In a guest blog at the Centre for the Future of Museums this time last year, we called 2016 the ‘Year of musedata’. Indeed, it has seen an explosion …

A wearable future for the Barnes Foundation.

So many people have asked me what the digital plans are for the Barnes Foundation and, as you know, we’ve been putting visitor experience ahead of …

Cultural Heritage Spotlight: Discover the incredible VR Museum from Archaeology Gemeente Den Haag

<i>Our Cultural institutions Page highlights our ongoing support of museums and cultural institutions with free accounts and access to tools. In</i> …

Archaeology

Code Release: Out Loud

This app was built from the ground up with accessibility in mind. I believe we’re doing some very interesting things with our code, from the audio …

Remixes

Digital Maven JiaJia Fei Tells Us How Art Museums Can Learn From NASA

People<p>"If NASA is able to help people better understand rocket science through social media, museums should rise to that same challenge."<p>,<p><i>Digital</i> …

Why Free Museums Matter

Gratis admission is just one way museums are trying to shed their forbidding veneer.<p>There’s an exhibition catalog on my bookshelf that catches my eye whenever I swivel in my chair. On its cover is the Waterloo Bridge, cloaked in fog, sunlight forging a path through and unrolling a white path on the …

Augmented Museums

A museum’s promise or peril?<p>With Pokémon Go and Snapchat’s filters mixing digital worlds with real people and environments, <i>augmented reality</i> is fast …

Wellington's Te Papa museum opens doors of Mahuki innovation hub to first accelerator intake

Wellington’s Te Papa museum opens doors of Mahuki innovation hub to first accelerator intake<p>Wellington’s Te Papa museum has this week opened the …

On Digital Content Strategy

Chad Coerver<p>Chad Coerver is SFMOMA's chief content officer. He joined SFMOMA in 1999 and since 2012 has led the Content Strategy and Digital …

Humanities

How 3 Museums Are Growing and Diversifying Their Audiences

With the click of a button we now have access to a global museum, otherwise known as the internet, with its infinite collection of online images, …

Museums

New Tools Upgrade the Museum Visitor Experience with Smart Analytics

Technology at museums is one of the hottest topics on the market today. Yet behind the apps and tablet-based tools are a series of smart analytics …

Museums

Museums Explore Other Profit-making Ventures, Get Government Support

Some miniature sculptures of the famous Terracotta warriors get sold in a market in China along with other interesting souvenir items. (Photo : Getty …

Museums

The SFMOMA's New App Will Forever Change How You Enjoy Museums

Most app-based museum tours work like this: Stop at an artwork, tap in a number, wait for the commentary. But SFMOMA's app was designed to keep your …

Study: U.S. Millennials Prefer Instagram to Museums; Purchase & Discover Art Online

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With U.S. consumers spending more than $150B on arts and entertainment in recent years, new data released today by …

Museums and the Web: 20 Years of Debate on Digital Transformation

Aerial View of Elephant in National Museum of Natural History’s Rotunda, 1981. The Smithsonian Institution Archives. No known copyright …

Museums

Why the ROM’s chief information officer is pushing for a digital museum

<b>Q:</b> So are there ways that you think this kind of effort can actually help drive attendance — actually bring people into the museum, as opposed to …

How Toronto museums are helping people with Alzheimer’s experience art, even if they can’t remember it

Lorraine Cottle has a hard time making memories these days.<p>The 88-year-old was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease about four years ago.<p>She struggles …

This museum wants the Apple Watch to be your tour guide

Museums may be filled with antiquities, but they're increasingly adopting the latest consumer technology to keep visitors engaged.<p>Now, museums are getting into wearables.<p>The de Young Museum in San Francisco is experimenting with a new way for visitors to experience art. Starting Thursday, anyone …

Apple Watch

Algorithms and 3D Printers 'Paint' Convincing Rembrandt Simulation

A new Rembrandt painting has been unveiled, which is no mean feat given that he’s been dead since 1669.<p>This painting, however, was not created by the …

The Impact of Charging Museum Admission: New AIM Research Survey

AIM has just launched a sector wide survey which is the first part of vital research into the impact of charging for admissions on museums and …

Museums

Pokémon GO will encourage players to visit museums and art installations

As a series that has been primarily confined to handhelds since its inception, <i>Pokémon</i> has always encouraged a certain amount of “go” from its …

Pokémon

Building Cultural Empathy

<i>In the first week of November, I sent the following message to Asian Art Museum staff, reminding them—no matter what happened on Election Day—the</i> …

Empathy

Acclimatize, the exhibition that believes art can be a climate game-changer

<b>Acclimatize is very shelf limited project; why make it so short?</b><p>Well, we have planned for it to be live for two months, but are now considering to …

Five-year-olds and laser cutters—perfect together? Welcome to the first early childhood fab lab

SAN FRANCISCO — A few weeks ago, at the Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) near San Francisco, five-year-old Jack Stabenow climbed a step stool to peer …

Stepping up

Seb Chan describes his career as ‘happy accidents’ seizing opportunities and working with really smart people.<p>It’s taken him from Powerhouse Museum …