Museums in a Digital World

The digital shift has had a significant impact on society, and museums have their own role to play in this process. It has the potential to add considerable value to the work of museums.

In recent years there has been a growing demand for reliable data about the digitisation of, access to, and the preservation of museum collections in the cultural heritage institutions of Europe.

Through digitisation and new media devices, museums can engage with a wider and more diverse audience on various levels and play an increasingly interactive and educational role within society.

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Recent News in Museums in a Digital World

Culture24 - Call for registrations. Digital and Social Value for Museums News, Projects & Calls, Museums as Social Agents, Museums in a Digital World, Sharing

04.12.2017 | Culture24’s latest participatory action research project looks at how museums can use digital culture, content and technologies to foster active citizenship for and with their communities. The Call for Registrations is open until...
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Funding opportunities for the cultural sector - Horizon 2020 News, European funding for museums, EU Culture Policy, Audience Development, Museums in a Digital World, Museums as Social Agents, Sharing

29.11.2017 | Several funding opportunities for the cultural and creative sector were published as part of the Horizon 2020 programme.
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Call for Paper: MAI Conference 2018 News, Sharing, Museums in a Digital World

16.11.2017 | The MAI conference (museums and the internet) takes place from 14-15 May 2018 in Potsdam, Germany. The organisers are looking for presentations, posters, ShortCuts, short presentations and workshops. The call is open until 12...
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