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About Illyana Saunderson

Illyana Saunderson has been with Gallery Systems for over 10 years; as Marketing Communications Specialist she organizes Collective Imagination, Gallery Systems’ Users Conference, and contributes to various web and communication projects. When she’s not working on case studies, designing ads, or reviewing metrics, you can find her photographing her latest kitchen creations for her blog, crafting, or prancing around a dance studio.

5 Tips for Finding the Right Collections Management System

Searching for the best software to manage your collections information can feel overwhelming. We’ve assembled a list of tips to keep you on track. Gather a Strong Team Consider which departments and staff will be most affected by your new software. Who will your power users be? Involve them in the selection process early. After [...]

2017-11-10T07:42:04+00:00 By |General|Comments Off on 5 Tips for Finding the Right Collections Management System

Strengthen Your Knowledge at CI 2017

In addition to two and a half days of conference presentations, Collective Imagination 2017 offers a range of pre-conference training workshops. Make the most of your CI experience with these popular professional development sessions. Featured Courses: TMS Dataviews 101 - Learn to create and customize dataviews. Format and display your dataviews using templates, other existing tools, [...]

2017-07-07T14:49:14+00:00 By |Events|21 Comments

Save The Date: Collective Imagination 2017

Los Angeles, CA | December 4-8, 2017 Mark your calendar and secure your funding: Collective Imagination 2017, the international TMS user conference, will be held in Los Angeles, California, at the Omni Hotel at California Plaza. Conference workshops take place December 4 and 5, followed by the main conference December 6 to 8, 2017. Get More from CI in 2017 [...]

2017-06-28T16:16:46+00:00 By |Events|113 Comments

Chapman University Art Collections

Cataloguing a Museum without Walls Chapman University Art Collections is a unique group of collections that functions through the lens of education and consists of the Phyllis & Ross Escalette Permanent Collection of Art, the Chapman Campus Collection, and the new Hilbert Museum of California Art. Objects from the collections are displayed beyond the gallery, [...]

Time-Based Media Arts and TMS

The Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) collection of Time-Based Media Arts (TBMA) increases every year in number and complexity. Objects range from 16mm films and vintage electronic installations to digital videos, software-based artworks and video games. Customization and utilization of TMS, SAAM's collections management system, enables collections managers to account for the volume and variety [...]

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 [...]

2017-06-28T16:19:30+00:00 By |General|0 Comments

Extend the Boundaries of TMS at Collective Imagination 2016: Early Bird Registration Ends January 31

Collective Imagination (CI) is fast approaching, and early bird tickets are 75% sold out. Be sure to take advantage of this discount before January 31, and join us on April 18 and 19 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. CI 2016 is our ninth international users event, and the only conference [...]

2017-06-28T16:20:02+00:00 By |News|0 Comments

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 [...]

2017-06-28T16:20:44+00:00 By |General|0 Comments

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 [...]

2017-06-28T16:21:05+00:00 By |General|0 Comments

Career Leads

Recent job postings for TMS-qualified museum professionals: The National Gallery, London Collection Information Manager, Curatorial Department The National Gallery is currently recruiting for a Collection Information Manager within the National Gallery’s Curatorial team.  The post holder will take charge of and manage the Gallery’s collection information, for both internal and external audiences, and play a [...]

2017-06-28T16:21:13+00:00 By |General|2 Comments