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Wooing a New Generation of Museum Patrons - New York Times

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Wooing a New Generation of Museum Patrons
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Several hundred millennials mingled under the soaring atrium of the Guggenheim Museum on Fifth Avenue one recent frigid February night.
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What artifacts of today would you put into a future museum? - io9

What artifacts of today would you put into a future museum? - io9 | Museum search | Scoop.it
Today's junk could be tomorrow's artifact. We want to know what things from today you would choose to be preserved in a museum in the future.
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Museum's in-house programs breathe new life - Daily Miner and News

Museum's in-house programs breathe new life - Daily Miner and News | Museum search | Scoop.it
Daily Miner and News Museum's in-house programs breathe new life Daily Miner and News The tour, presented on iPads, provides an audio/visual experience meant to maximize the impact of the visitors' time at the museum by engaging them in a...
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Why Instagram is good for the arts | Al Jazeera America

Why Instagram is good for the arts | Al Jazeera America | Museum search | Scoop.it
The photo-sharing app can be useful for more than just selfies (Why Instagram is good for the arts via @AJAM http://t.co/n5XDk64nov)
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Does the long-term survival of UK arts and culture rely on digital? - The Guardian (blog)

Does the long-term survival of UK arts and culture rely on digital? - The Guardian (blog) | Museum search | Scoop.it
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Translucent Artifact Block Is A Museum For Your Desk - PSFK

Technabob (blog) Translucent Artifact Block Is A Museum For Your Desk PSFK It's not hard to lose yourself in the many worldly exhibits of a museum, but what if you can possess this vast source of information in the palm of your hands or in the back...
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Getting the hang of Google+ Hangouts on Air for Museum applications

Presented by: - Scott Sayre, principle at Sandbox Studios and MCN Board Member - Ryan Dodge, Social Media Coordinator at the Royal Ontario Museum and co-chai...
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Sound.Art MIA and engaging new museum audiences - MinnPost.com

Sound.Art MIA and engaging new museum audiences - MinnPost.com | Museum search | Scoop.it
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Sound.Art MIA and engaging new museum audiences
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Museums across the Twin Cities are re-thinking traditional museum practices, to attract and increase engagement with untapped audiences and thrive in the 21st century.
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Lecture: Preserving New Media and the Role of the Art Museum, Feb. 16 - Mountain Xpress

Lecture: Preserving New Media and the Role of the Art Museum, Feb.
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New museums to tell story of liberty, justice for 'all' - USA TODAY

New museums to tell story of liberty, justice for 'all' - USA TODAY | Museum search | Scoop.it
New museums to tell story of liberty, justice for 'all' USA TODAY The 330,000-square-foot National Museum of African-American Culture and History will house artifacts, art, audio recordings and other items of interest from eras that include...
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African-American History, From Family Albums to Museum Walls - New York Times (blog)

African-American History, From Family Albums to Museum Walls - New York Times (blog) | Museum search | Scoop.it
African-American History, From Family Albums to Museum Walls New York Times (blog) Although the photographer Hugh Bell had been part of “The Family of Man” exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art, he later realized inclusivity went only so far when he...
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120 students visit the #Tekniska Museum today with #iMuseum and ...

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Students use their own devices (smart phones) or provided ICT tools for deeper investigation on their topic of interest in addition to the existing resources at the physical location (objects, texts, audio guides, museum guide, facilitators, peers...
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This New York Museum Wants You To Make Art, Not Just Stare At It - Huffington Post

This New York Museum Wants You To Make Art, Not Just Stare At It - Huffington Post | Museum search | Scoop.it
This New York Museum Wants You To Make Art, Not Just Stare At It Huffington Post A visit to a museum is most often characterized by a significant amount of visual observation, a good dose of walking at a leisurely pace down white-washed walls and...
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GDC 2014 reveals full lineup of exhibits and interactive spaces - Gamasutra

GDC 2014 reveals full lineup of exhibits and interactive spaces - Gamasutra | Museum search | Scoop.it
Gamasutra GDC 2014 reveals full lineup of exhibits and interactive spaces Gamasutra Videogame History Museum: After last year's highly-acclaimed "History of Sega" exhibit, the Videogame History Museum will turn the tables this year and present "The...
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An Alternative Audio Guide to The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Explanation

An Alternative Audio Guide to The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Explanation | Museum search | Scoop.it
For information about a painting, look at it. Failing that, read a book about the artist and the time in which they were painting, nothing happens in a vacuum. Audio guides either jump in with biog...
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Dear Museum of Contemporary Art: How Do You Tweet?

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Abraham Ritchie (photo: Anna Wolak)
I’ve always been interested in learning more about the person behind any organization’s Twitter feed. In short, I always want to know what intrigues and excites... (Sweet!
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Call for research participants for Discovery Museum visit

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As part of the European Commission-funded research project 'European Museums in an Age of Migrations' (MeLa) ICCHS researcher Chris Whitehead is calling for people who might like to participate in ...
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Rick Steve's Podcasts - use for self guided tour?? | Europe Forum ...

In fact he recently redesigned his web site and it looks like he's put up all his TV shows ( and podcasts and audio guides). I hated his old site but this new one looks really good.
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Intrepid Education: Verbal Description and Tactile Guide

Join Intrepid Access Educator Barbara Johnson Stemler as she explains and demonstrates the Intrepid Museum's Verbal Description and Tactile Guide, which prov...
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7 Qualities of Highly Effective Content Curators

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Every time I visit the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City, I see something I’ve never seen before. In fact, t’s considered the most influential museum of modern art in the world. With that in mind, meet Klaus Biesenbach. Klaus holds the title “Chief Curator at Large” at MoMA. If you’ve visited the MoMA and walked away impressed (like I have), Klaus has a lot to do with that.

As content curators, we should all aspire to be like Klaus. After all, wouldn’t it be great if our content collections drew as much interest, respect and admiration as the collections at MoMA? In order to achieve this feat, we need to become highly effective content curators. In other words, we need to curate Internet content as we would fine art.

Let’s consider seven habits of content creation that would make Klaus Biesenbach proud. Continue reading →
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Afterschool Podcast with Don Lehman - Episode 17: Caroline ...

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We talk about the National Design Awards, the expansion, as well as the museum's evolving role, and what it's like to run the only museum dedicated to historic and contemporary design in the US. Get the Afterschool Podcast, ...
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Online exhibits make the world a museum - USA TODAY

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Online exhibits make the world a museum
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A decade ago, the easiest way to learn about American history was to visit a museum or library. Nowadays, one must look no further than the Web.
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Freemasons Fill a Gap - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

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Freemasons Fill a Gap
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Audio tours are a great way to learn about a city, to experience it visually while listening to your own personal guide.
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The Arts of the Arab Uprisings at the Arab-American Museum ...

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VOA interviews my colleague Christiane Gruber of the Art History Department at the University of Michigan on the exhibit she helped curate at the Arab-American Museum in Dearborn, Michigan, which came out of our ...
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