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5 Ways Museums Are Reaching Digital Audiences

5 Ways Museums Are Reaching Digital Audiences
If the last time you were in a museum you were being shuffled in a single-file line by an aging docent, you may be surprised by the dynamic lives these institutions lead in the digital world. New platforms are allowing museums to break free of the confines of the academic ivory tower and engage with their communities like never before. Ian Padgham, former social media guru of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art says museums started flocking to social media in 2009. Museums initially used social media just to advertise events and exhibits, but quickly jumped into a world of interactive education and user generated content. From interactive SCVNGR challenges to crowdsourcing information about works of art, more museums are becoming digital savvy destinations. 1. The traditional experience of perusing exhibits can now become a dialogue, thanks to real-time information networks. During one visit, for example, Museum Nerd asked @MuseumModernArt why there was so much dust in an exhibit. 2. Related:  MuseologíaDigitalWeb et Musées

Bienvenue sur le Wiki de MuzeoNum Le « musée-Légo » Le Musée-Légo est un musée ouvert et accessible de façon la plus disponible possible, adapté aux modes de vie des visiteurs. Un musée en réseau et multi-plateformes, présent là où les visiteurs et les communautés le sont (en ligne et hors ligne). Un musée ludique où la relation aux oeuvres est décomplexée et créative. Il n’est pas réservé à ceux qui “savent se tenir” sur le mode exclusif de la contemplation. Les modes d’accès à la connaissance et aux oeuvres par le mental, les émotions, les relations, le geste… sont multiples et adaptés aux envies des visiteurs. Autrement dit, le musée-Légo n’est plus un “musée-cathédrale” mais un “musée-bazar” – pour reprendre la métaphore (2) du logiciel libre – où chacun pourrait trouver “sa” place de façon organique dans un projet culturel commun. Une démarche globale Si la démarche ouverte et participative est souvent influencée par les pratiques du web, elle doit se déployer au-delà pour faire partie de la politique du musée dans son ensemble. 1.

In Wake of London Fire, Organizers Answers Questions About Supporting Indie Labels London’s Rough Trade Records shop is an anchor for the independent music scene in the UK. And they have an online presence, too — a good way to support your favorite label in the wake up what for many smaller outlets could be a devastating loss. Photo (CC-BY) Radio Saigón. The first rule of giving is that you need to make sure that the entity to which you’re giving is actually asking for support. In the wake of a devastating fire started during London’s rioting that wiped out a Sony warehouse, indie labels are indeed asking for such support, says a representative of fundraising efforts. Sony’s facility housed, under contract, massive stocks belonging to UK distributor PIAS, representing in some cases the majority or entirety of inventory of dozens of independent record labels. That’s the picture painted by Dan Salter, who tells CDM about the effort Label Love, which in the immediate aftermath of the fire was already communicating with labels and beginning organizing efforts.

mixeum.net How Tech Is Changing the Museum Experience The Global Innovation Series is supported by BMW i, a new concept dedicated to providing mobility solutions for the urban environment. It delivers more than purpose-built electric vehicles — it delivers smart mobility services. Visit bmw-i.com or follow @BMWi on Twitter. Museums are exploring digital and mobile technologies to enhance visitor experience. Here, we highlight what three museums are doing to make the experience interactive, educational and engaging. The Smithsonian — Washington, DC One of the leaders in the space of digital and mobile tech in museums is the Smithsonian. The Smithsonian has an array of mobile apps and websites that allow museum visitors to interact as they go through an exhibit or to experience the exhibit remotely. The Set in Style iPad application showcases 65 of the 350 objects on view in an exhibition at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York, including jewels, timepieces, and fashion accessories by Van Cleef & Arpels.

Omer Pesquer ::: Consultant culture + numérique ::: Paris Kit de démarrage du #muséogeek Je reçois souvent des demandes d’étudiants en histoire de l’art, en muséologie, en communication, parfois même en marketing pour relire leur note d’intention ou leur mémoire – encore plus depuis que j’ai commencé à travailler pour le musée du quai Branly. Et tout comme des professionnels, des étudiants, des mentors m’ont aidé il n’y a pas si longtemps, je fais de mon mieux pour les aider. Aussi, j’ai pensé que le plus simple serait encore de rassembler quelques ressources qui me semblent fondamentales pour aborder le numérique au musée. C’est donc une approche très généraliste, non spécialisée que je propose ici. N’hésitez pas à en proposer d’autres en complément dans les commentaires. "So you want to become an apprentice?" Quelques lectures pour bien démarrer Les lieux pour échanger au quotidien Les blogs à suivre en France Les blogs et personnes à suivre à l’étranger Personnes à suivre sur Twitter Conférences et événements réguliers Conférences et événements passés Like this:

What has the digital revolution actually done for musicians? There are few industries that have felt the move to digital and online more acutely and publicly than the music industry. The rise and fall of Napster, the move from CDs to mp3, viral sensations, piracy, the iPod, iTunes, Spotify. Many have fallen and floundered in the change, others have fed and flourished. As established ‘music industry’ revenues sit at record lows, Apple’s rise to one of the most successful companies in the world counts the success of the iPod as one of its primary turning points. While Lily Allen throws in the towel, claiming one cannot make money as an artist in the face of rampant piracy, Lady Gaga has earned over US$60-million in the last year, quickly becoming one of the world’s most successful ever artists. There is a difference, however, between the music industry and music artists. Independent versus Major Label For clarification: this is roughly how they music business has traditionally worked. The internet is packed to the brim with music services.

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