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How to Ace Business Collaborative Innovation and Adaptation. Search Results - Gallica mobile website. 95 Theses for contemporary museum curation-Kieran Long. Opinion: in the first of his monthly columns for Dezeen, V&A senior curator Kieran Long argues that today's obsession with authorship and celebrity "leads to serious imbalances in the way we see design in the world" and calls for an overhaul of the way design is curated in the twenty-first century.

95 Theses for contemporary museum curation-Kieran Long

Long, who was an architecture journalist before being appointed to curate design, architecture and digital at the V&A last year, points out that museums like the V&A focus on handmade, one-off objects at the expense of the mass-produced, anonymous objects that predominate in the real world. "The museum is more or less silent on the era of extraordinary Chinese manufacturing we are living through," he says. Every morning, on the way to my office, I pass a sign that reads: “Whatever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might.” At the Victoria & Albert Museum, the building is always telling you to do something. There are all sorts of pretty reasonable explanations for this. The Public Realm. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Bibliothèque nationale de France. Warsaw Rising 1944. Optimizely: A/B-Test-Software, die Sie tatsächlich nutzen werden. ArtGameLab. Six characters from the Institute for Aesthletics' I Know What I Like take a break in the Family Programs area; photo credit: Christian Davies ArtGameLab installation shot; photo credit: Gayle Laird Visitors to ArtGameLab discover The Peculiar Scholarship of Dr.

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Bedcannon; photo credit: Gayle Laird A visitor plays Dialogues in Motion; photo credit: Gayle Laird ArtGameLab game design station; photo credit: Gayle Laird. Get a peek into the mind of your users. Home: NEMO - Network of European Museum Organisations: NEMO - Network of European Museum Organisations. Search Animated GIFs on the Web - Giphy.

Museums and the Creative Economy: NEMO - Network of European Museum Organisations: NEMO - Network of European Museum Organisations. 'Cultural Value.

Museums and the Creative Economy: NEMO - Network of European Museum Organisations: NEMO - Network of European Museum Organisations

User value of Museums and galleries' (2014) is a report conducted by Carol Scott, Jocelyn Dodd and Richard Sandell. That is a review on the value of museums and galleries engagement for users and to critically interrogate the existing body of research. Economic Impact of Museums - (2014) The report published by the Finnish Museums Association examines the economic impact museums have upon their operational environment and finds that museums generate significant money flow to their respective regions. EU Good Practice Report on the cultural and creative sectors' export and internalization support strategies - (2014) By the Open Method of Coordination (OMC) Working Group of EU Member States' Experts on Cultural and Creative Sectors.

Museum and Creative Industries Toolkit - Northern Ireland Museums Council. Museums and Creative Industries Toolkit Museums and creative businesses are increasingly working together in Northern Ireland today, as the creative industries grow and museums get more ambitious.

Museum and Creative Industries Toolkit - Northern Ireland Museums Council

Museums are commissioning artists and makers to help reinterpret their collection and using digital media developers to produce audio guides and apps. Meanwhile, creative businesses are buying services from museums: film companies are using museums as locations and designers are drawing on museum collections for inspiration. Art News from Elsewhere — Magazine. Latest articles. Post. Articles. Global Audiences, Zero Visitors: How to measure the success of museums’ online publishing. This text (original title: "The Outskirts of the Internet") was originally commissioned for the book Turning Inward, with contributions by John Beeson, Svetlana Boym, Marta Dziewańska, Philipp Ekardt, Felix Ensslin, David Joselit, William Kherbek, John Miller, Reza Negarestani, Matteo Pasquinelli, and Dieter Roelstraete.

Global Audiences, Zero Visitors: How to measure the success of museums’ online publishing

Edited by Lou Cantor and Clemens Jahn. Published by Sternberg Press, 2015. The text was modified slightly, including the deletion of a section about Rhizome's own activities. Orit Gat is a Contributing Editor at Rhizome. Jim Campbell, Library. Fifty percent of arts organizations in the United States maintain a blog.[1] The Metropolitan Museum of Art calculated that while the museum draws six million visitors in a year, its website attracts 29 million users and its Facebook page reaches 92 million.[2] Of these millions of people interacting with the museum online, only a small percentage would ever walk up the New York museum's famous steps. Toledos Attic - networked co- curation. Historypin. Asana · Teamwork without email.

Integrations. Status Update: Facebook as a Reflection Tool. Written by David Bowles, Assistant Museum Educator for School Programs, Metropolitan Museum of Art This blog post is about listening and reflection.

Status Update: Facebook as a Reflection Tool

As a museum educator, my job is to listen. On a good tour, I learn about as much about art from visitors as they learn from me. I also learn something about their lives. But often it seems like these moments evaporate. I limit myself to one moment per tour. The moments I capture tend to be funny, which is why they make good Facebook posts. The Busy Person's Guide to Content Curation: A 3-Step Process.

Museums curate works of art.

The Busy Person's Guide to Content Curation: A 3-Step Process

We digital marketers curate blog posts. Though our link shares may not be artistic contributions, the idea of curation is at least the same at museums and online: We’re all seeking only the best material to pass along to our patrons, customers, fans, or followers. Finding and sharing exquisite content has never had more value than it does today. People love being told what’s good to read or essential to see. With that in mind, we’ve collected some ways to get started with curation and to do so as efficiently and expertly as possible. What is content curation? Rethinking Collections Publishing for the Digital Age — Magazine. For many in the museum world—and perhaps beyond—the term scholarly collections catalogue can conjure some pretty daunting impressions: a book about a museum’s holdings, it involves years of collecting, researching, photographing, and writing, all to create a tome that, in most cases, is out of date the moment it hits the shelf.

Rethinking Collections Publishing for the Digital Age — Magazine

That’s what happened with the Walker’s most recent permanent collection catalogue. An ambitious, beautiful 616-page hardbound book, it was published in 2005, a follow-up to the previous collection catalogue produced 15 years earlier, and—given the expense of both time and money involved in a reprint—it hasn’t yet been republished to update its contents.

It’s frozen in time. Tools for Remote Teams - A collection of handy tools for nomads & remote teams, curated by Buffer. Evernote.