Grants Guides for Museums Located in the United States, Canada, Europe, Latin America, Spain, and the United Kingdom This New Year brings not only the start of a nominal decade, the twenty-twenties, but also an extra day to move your museum’s projects forward. Along with these events, is the publication of our 2020 Museum [...]
About Evelyne BessetteEvelyne Bessette joined Gallery Systems as Marketing Manager in May 2019. She has extensive experience in a wide range of industries, such as aerospace and pharmaceutical, and has been in software and technology since 2011. When she’s not managing the website, creating communications or learning all about the TMS Suite, you can find her walking her two adorable dogs, traveling to discover beautiful museums and taking pictures of just about everything.
Improve Your Web Collection’s Accessibility and Optimize Its Discoverability on the Internet Never heard of Image Alt Tags? Based on Gallery Systems’ experience working with museums, it is fair to say that a good number of web collection pages don’t yet include this important data. 2020 may be the year that will change. What [...]
How the IIIF Image Retrieval Protocol Enhances Your Users’ ExperienceWhat is IIIF?The International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) is a set of specifications for interoperable functionality in digital image repositories. Designed by and for the cultural heritage community, it improves user access to images and makes it easier to create rich collection websites with advanced media [...]
As museums continue to generate more and more digital assets, it becomes increasingly clear how important it is to find the right Digital Asset Management System (DAMS) for your institution. New digital assets are constantly added through existing Museum Collections Management Software: new additions to collections come with accompanying digital media and current collections [...]
Selecting a collections management system (CMS) can be a daunting task. One way to make the selection process easier is to create a detailed Request for Proposals (RFP) and send it to the suppliers you have shortlisted. This will help you compare suppliers, as well as their service and software offering. An RFP, along [...]
Save the Dates and Start Planning for the Premiere Collections Management Conference Hosted by Gallery Systems The details for Collective Imagination 2020 are here, and we’re excited to bring our collections management conference back state-side to help you grow your knowledge, learn from your incredible network of peers, and share a few laughs with attendees [...]
Registrar, The Barnes Foundation Deeply interested in art and helping A. C. Barnes Company’s employees learn more about art, Albert Coombs Barnes held seminars on workdays to discuss and examine original works of art. He went on to create the Barnes Foundation with his wife, Laura Legget Barnes, in 1922. Founded as an educational institution [...]