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

Call for proposals: EACEA 45/2016 Support to European cooperation projects 2017 News, Projects & Calls, European funding for museums, EU Culture Policy, Intercultural Dialogue, Museums in a Digital World, Audience Development, Museum Management

04.10.2016 | As part of the Creative Europe Culture Sup-programme scheme, the call is aimed at cooperation projects that work on transnational mobility, audience development or capacity building in the sectors digitisation, new business...
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Espresso for the mind: Crossing the divide between museums and audiences News, NEMO activities, Museums in a Digital World, Copyrights, Cultural Creativity, Museum Management

29.09.2016 | How do museums make use of all the digital potential? How does open data benefit cultural institutions? During different sessions, one hosted by NEMO's Executive Board Member Anja Schaluschke, at THE ARTS+' Espresso for the Mind...
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Call for Proposals: Showcasing cultural treasures on Europeana News, EU Culture Policy, Projects & Calls, Museums in a Digital World, Cultural Creativity, Audience Development

22.09.2016 | The European Commission published the call on 20 September to support the development and curation of thematic collections of outstanding artefacts, showcasing cultural movements of European significance, on Europeana.
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