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About Cat Bradley

Cat Bradley became part of the Gallery Systems team in 2016, and has a background in art museums and diversity policy for nonprofits. Cat holds an MA from the University of Oregon in Arts Administration for marketing, a grad certificate in Nonprofit Management, and a BA from the University of Central Florida in Art History, specializing in public art and 20th Century Mexican Art. When she’s not writing case studies or analyzing market data, you can find her wandering the art museums and galleries of New York City, squeezing veggies at the Union Square Famers Market, or playing the ukulele at open mic night on the Lower East Side.

That’s a Wrap! Here’s a Recap: Collective Imagination Dublin

All wrapped up! In April 2019, Gallery Systems welcomed over 100 members of the TMS family to Collective Imagination 2019, held in beautiful Dublin, Ireland. This was the 9th anniversary of the event, which takes place every 18 months, and was surely the best yet. Over 50 attendees joined us for fourteen workshop sessions, followed [...]

That’s a Wrap! Here’s a Recap: Collective Imagination Dublin2019-04-23T14:42:37-07:00

TMS Suite Now Available for Use on Macs, iPad and Surface Tablets

Gallery Systems is pleased to announce that the TMS Suite of products, including TMS Collections, Media Studio, and Conservation Studio, are now available for use on Apple iPad, Mac computers and Microsoft Surface tablets, in addition to Windows computers. “The TMS Web Applications are now available to Apple users, which is an exciting advancement [...]

TMS Suite Now Available for Use on Macs, iPad and Surface Tablets2019-02-27T08:05:24-07:00

eMuseum: The Next Generation

Since its inception in 2001 eMuseum has helped renowned institutions around the world grow and engage audiences by integrating with The Museum System (TMS) to deliver content and images to websites, intranet, digital galleries, and information kiosks. The launch of the newest version of eMuseum in the spring of 2019 will continue the evolution of [...]

eMuseum: The Next Generation2019-02-12T08:41:05-07:00

Museum Grants and Funding Opportunities for 2019

As 2019 rolls around, the start of the new year brings new museum grants and funding opportunities. You have a list of great ideas and projects that you’ve been thinking about executing, and now is the best time to figure out how to accomplish those goals. Sifting through grants takes time and it may [...]

Museum Grants and Funding Opportunities for 20192019-01-09T07:44:52-07:00

SQL for TMS Training: Hands-on Skills to Enhance and Advance TMS Knowledge

Gallery Systems is gearing up for another round of training sessions that focus on the skills you need to build the best strategy for your collections care. In January, Gallery Systems will offer several hands-on TMS Training courses, including a one-day course to acquire proficiency in SQL, and master the basic functions to advance and [...]

SQL for TMS Training: Hands-on Skills to Enhance and Advance TMS Knowledge2018-12-17T08:18:31-07:00

Resources for Small Museums

Small museums and collections have the power to make huge impacts on their community, both inside and outside of the galleries. Museum collections, large and small, pack a powerful punch, while relying on a set of collections management standards to maintain collections objects and protecting works to share with a larger community. However, small museums [...]

Resources for Small Museums2018-10-11T12:59:48-07:00

When Digital Isn’t Just a Department

All museums have three tenets that bind them together: 1. Museums acquire and preserve objects ethically 2. Museums advance the knowledge of cultures through studying those objects 3. Museums share that knowledge and their objects with their public These three tenets bind the museum community at large, and can be found within the majority of [...]

When Digital Isn’t Just a Department2018-10-01T07:54:26-07:00

The imai Foundation

Cataloguing Time Based Media The City of Düsseldorf established the inter media art institute (imai Foundation) in 2006 as an archive to care for an acquired video collection. The archive contains around 3,000 works of Time Based Media art, and provides context to the history of Time Based Media from the 1970s through today. [...]

The imai Foundation2018-07-19T11:18:43-07:00

Implementing a Digital Strategy Integration with an Already Existing Strategy

Museums are embracing the digital age, and are developing digital strategy integrations to meet audience members where they already are. From Facebook, to online galleries, to Medium posts and everything in between, museums are putting their content online and in front of audiences so they can engage on a deeper level. As users are engaging with these [...]

Implementing a Digital Strategy Integration with an Already Existing Strategy2018-07-12T07:24:49-07:00

Creating a Digital Strategy for Your Institution

As museums move further into the age of digital, museum visitors have a stronger expectation to engage with institutions and their collections through digital portals. Museum Professionals are developing and strengthening their outreach through experimentation, and recording their findings in their digital strategies. Creating a strong digital strategy for museums helps ensure that collection access [...]

Creating a Digital Strategy for Your Institution2018-07-12T07:25:02-07:00