Museums have undergone a dramatic change since 2008, resulting in significant changes in, “How to Increase Museum Attendance”.
When I use the term “Starting a Museum” I am referring to how I see the future of museums, some will be new museums, some will be museums reinventing themselves. I thought it was important to define how I see the future of museums and how I think of starting a museum.
Museum Trends is my attempt to understand the direction that museums are heading to better predict the museum of the future.
I have started work on a book tentatively called “Starting a Museum”. More than “How to Start a Museum”, the book will explore the question “How could a museum be started?”. I will need lots of help and hope that I can call on the readers of this blog as active participants in the creation of the book. More about the planned book…
What is the future of museum interactivity? Interactivity in museums has changed since the first interactive exhibit, Museum 4.0 is the next phase in the development of museum interactivity.
The top five most frequently asked questions about museums. Do you have a question?
Instead of the typical museum approach of hiring a “world class architect, hiring a ”world class exhibit designer”, the “Hub Museum” approach, is: • A “Hub of content” for the museum • Open Source content, the museum’s content and programs are shared and available for teachers and parents • Collaborative, the exhibits, exhibit content and programs are shared by several …
http://www.imls.gov/about/21stCSkills.shtm Institute of Museum and Library Services has published the Museums, Libraries, and 21st Century Skills report. “The report outlines a vision for the role of libraries and museums in the national dialogue around learning and 21st century skills and includes case studies of innovative audience engagement and 21st century skills practices from across the country.”
What if there was a place where parents, teachers, scientists,museum professionals, artists, students and experts could all share ideas both on the internet and in person. The “Hub Museum” is such a place!
Mark teaching Art in Ho Chi Minh City I am often asked “why would you go and spend seven months in Asia?” As the middle class of China and India develop there will be a demand for cultural institutions. On my trip I visited over 100 museums (still need to upload the videos), I was consistently impressed by the level …