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National and Regional Grants to Help Get Your Collection Online with eMuseum

Digital engagement has changed the way audiences interact with institutions, and it’s now expected for museums to display their collection online. Digitizing objects and formatting them for the web can be time consuming and expensive. eMuseum, the award-winning digital publishing software that integrates seamlessly with TMS, helps simplify the process, and available grants can assist [...]

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I’m here, but my database is there; Accessing TMS when you’re away from your home base.

Between off-site visits, courier trips, and after-hours projects, there are a lot of reasons users can benefit from remote access to TMS on a smartphone or tablet. Connecting to TMS on your mobile device is a simple process. Whether your device is an Apple product using OS X, an Android device, or a Windows tablet, you [...]

It’s a Wrap: Collective Imagination 2016

Last week, Gallery Systems welcomed over 150 attendees for our 7th Collective Imagination Conference. We hosted CI 2016 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, with sessions ranging from topics such as intellectual child records to herding cats (ok, that one was about hosting in the cloud, but it was a little [...]

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The American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo

Washington, D.C. | May 26-29, 2016 The American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo is the largest gathering of museum professionals in the world, and will take place in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C. This year’s theme will explore museums as places of social influence, and how power, influence, and responsibility [...]

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Crafting Your Digital Strategy? The Warhol Puts Theirs Online

The emergence of new technologies has brought sweeping changes to museums, and strategic planning is undergoing a rapid evolution. Having a defined digital strategy allows institutions to leverage digital technologies in ways that will most benefit their organization, while staying within budget. Crafting a digital strategy can be challenging, but learning how other institutions are [...]

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Museum Grants Available in 2016

It’s January, a time for resolutions, new beginnings, and checking if any 2016 grants apply to the projects your museum has in the works. To help you get started, grants available in the coming year are listed below. Similar to last year, the impetus behind many of the 2016 grants include supporting projects that connect [...]

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Free Talks and Expert Advice at the 2016 Museum + Heritage Show

Museums + Heritage Show London, UK | May 18-19, 2016 The Museums + Heritage Show, Great Britain’s leading trade exhibition in the world of museums, galleries, and heritage visitor attractions will take place on May 18th and 19th at West Hall, Olympia, London. As always, this year’s show is free to attend, and features two [...]

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In-house Framing Saves University Museum Thousands

The do-it-yourself craze isn’t just for weekend hobbyists as John Adams, Head of Fabrication at Brigham Young University Museum of Art, can attest. Over a decade ago, the Museum was faced with the challenge of framing art works to the tune of $250,000, but lacked the funds. They decided to do it themselves. That ingenuity [...]

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Museums and the Web 2016

Expand Your Digital Reach at the 20th Annual Museums and the Web Conference Museums and the Web Los Angeles, CA | April 6-9, 2016 Museums and the Web is the “single largest international gathering of museum professionals who use technology to engage audiences.” Held in the Millennium Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles, CA, this event will [...]

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Take Part in the WMA’s Annual Meeting

Western Museums Association (WMA) WMA Annual Meeting San Jose, CA | October 24-27, 2015 The Western Museum Association will hold its annual meeting from October 24 to 27 at The Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, California, and Gallery Systems would love to see you there. This year’s theme: Listen, Learn, Lead, focusses on becoming a [...]

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