Tag Archives: Museums

Picture your MuseumSelfie

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It’s January 20th - and, what else? It’s #MuseumSelfie day! Actually it’s the second #MuseumSelfie day and a marker that this 2014 phenomenon is now not only firmly in our lexicon, it’s part of our daily lives in museums, as much ...

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Fellow Travelers @ #MCN2015

By Sofie Andersen   Coming away from #MCN2015 is like leaving 'museum camp'. It’s an astonishing, curious community of creative technologists – questioning, sharing, re-thinking what we do. The best thing about it is the people, of course, but also the ideas ...

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Gute Künstler….Good Artists…

  Eva Wesemann, Antenna's Creative Director Germany, reflects on the „Rijksstudio“, the subject of recent discussions at MAI-Tagung (Museums and the Internet, Dortmund 11.-12.5.15). The German original is followed by an English translation.  Gute Künstler kopieren – Große Künstler klauen! Pablo Picasso Auf der Rückreise von der diesjährigen ...

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Take 5: Opening up the museum – towards personalization

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One of our great modern conundrums, and not just in museums is; Are we using technology for the sake of it? And how can we make sure it benefits our overall experience, rather than detracts? How can it open new ...

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7 things : ‘Scoping it

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By Blaire Moskowitz A couple of weeks ago, across museum-industry digital media and marketing departments, lots of us uttered the same words. “We could Periscope or Meerkat this!” It happened at the Blanton and National Gallery of Scotland and it’s fun to see ...

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Family Fun

Time to have some fun - it's #familyMW day for #museumweek! Family tours are not only really fun to work on but can sometimes be more popular than the standard, adult offering. Here content designer, Fiona Houston, tells us about what went ...

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Inspired…by architecture

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Today's #museumweek post combines #architectureMW and #inspirationMW and is by Chris Bazley, Antenna's own architecture buff. Take it away, Chris....   Cincinnati Contemporary Art Center Unlike so many other great museums, this does not leap out from the crowd, shouting “I am a MUSEUM”; ...

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Five Things: “Sticky” Motion

How is it that an image, a space, a passage of text, or an exhibition touches a nerve and creates a 'sticky' memory - one that stays with you many hours, days, even years later? In a series of posts, we'll ...

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Nocturne

By Sofie Andersen It's the beginning of the year and with winter stretching ahead - at least in the northern hemisphere - it's time to draw the curtains, open our minds and embrace the shorter days, by heading into the night. Some years ago, Cathy ...

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Personalization and the Stedelijk Museum

By Miranda Smith Earlier this year, we posted about new research being carried out on personalized tours in cultural spaces, co-funded by the European Commission, called the CHESS Project. CHESS, which stands for Cultural Heritage Experiences through Socio-personal interactions and Storytelling, has now expanded ...

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