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

Winners of Museums in Short Awards announced! News, Museums in a Digital World

02.09.2017 | On 1 September 2017 the winners of the Museums in Short Awards 2017 were revealed. The fourth edition of the awards that recognise museum related short videos drew to a close in Piran, Slovenia.
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Ask A Curator 2017 takes place on 13 September! News, Museums in a Digital World, Audience Development, Museum Management, Intercultural Dialogue

30.08.2017 | For the fourth time the Ask A Curator Day invites the public and museum curators to exchange and discuss on twitter and instagram.
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Publication on Crowdfunding in the Cultural and Creative Sectors News, Museum Management, Audience Development, European funding for museums, EU Culture Policy, Museums in a Digital World

09.08.2017 | "Crowdfunding - Reshaping the crowd's engagement in culture" is the European Commission's new publication looking at the role, potential and barriers of crowdfunding for the CCS. It concludes with recommendations for the CCS as...
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