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.

To access publications and other documents that regard Museums in a Digital World, head to the Reading Corner.

Recent News in Museums in a Digital World

Participate in Public Consultations on the Post-2020 EU Budget News, EU Culture Policy, Projects & Calls, Advocacy, Museums as Social Agents, Museum Management, Intercultural Dialogue, Urban Development, Museums in a Digital World, European funding for museums

16.01.2018 | EU open consultation asks about the priorities for the EU budget including programmes and policies beyond 2020. A wide range of topics that are particularly relevant for the museum and culture sector is included. The surveys are...
Read more


International Museum Day 2018 launched News, Projects & Calls, Museums as Social Agents, Audience Development, Museums in a Digital World

21.12.2017 | The worldwide community of museums will celebrate International Museum Day on and around 18 May 2018. The chosen theme for 2018 is "Hyperconnected museums: New approaches, new publics".
Read more


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...
Read more


Displaying results 10 to 12 out of 166