About Lauren Turner

Lauren Turner is the Content Marketing Specialist at Gallery Systems. She holds a master's degree in Creative Writing and English Literature, and she has over six years of experience writing for various sectors. Away from her laptop, Lauren enjoys museum hopping in Montréal and elsewhere.

Collective Conversations with April Brown

April Brown, Registrar, The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art in Winter Park, Florida, stewards the world’s most complete collection of Louis Comfort Tiffany works. To manage this important collection, the Morse Museum team selected TMS, Gallery Systems' leading collections management system [...]

Collective Conversations with April Brown

Collective Conversations with Amanda Shields

Amanda Shields, Associate Registrar, Brandywine River Museum of Art
An early adopter of eMuseum with expansive online collections, the Brandywine was already actively engaging its web audience. The Museum further expanded its online program by launching Brandywine at Home, an ambitious array of opportunities for online visitors to virtually experience its collections, special exhibitions, and [...]

Collective Conversations with Amanda Shields

Leveraging Multilingual Functionality in Collections Management Software to Support Inclusion and Accessibility

Creating and Managing Object Records in Multiple Languages
In our global age, a collections management system (CMS) with multilingual functionality offers tremendous benefit for any institution with culturally diverse visitors, staff, and collections. Museum professionals understand the importance of museums in society as inclusive spaces for education, public engagement, and societal change [...]

Leveraging Multilingual Functionality in Collections Management Software to Support Inclusion and Accessibility

Royal Ontario Museum Case Study

Migrating Canada’s Largest Natural History Collection to a New Database
Read how the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), one of Toronto’s most acclaimed institutions, successfully completed the ambitious project of transferring 15 databases into a single collections management solution, The Museum System (TMS) and eMuseum […]

Royal Ontario Museum Case Study

Collective Conversations with Adele Barbato

Adele Barbato, Collections Information Manager, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Self-described as “locally rooted and internationally engaged,” the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (FAMSF) showcases the possibility of art for inspiring, educating, and enriching lives. As the city’s largest public arts institution and one of the most visited museums in the United States […]

Collective Conversations with Adele Barbato

Louisiana State Museum Case Study

Centralizing Collections Management across Multiple Museums
Streamlining collections management within a single institution can be challenging, let alone for the Louisiana State Museum (LSM), an interconnected network of national landmarks. Comprised of long-time TMS users, the LSM team opted to upgrade to TMS Collections, while also adopting TMS Media Studio and managed hosting [...]

Louisiana State Museum Case Study

Collective Conversations with Melanie Garcia Sympson

Curatorial Associate, The Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University Northwestern University’s The Block Museum of Art is placing a stronger focus on its digital initiatives in a resounding response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a teaching and learning museum, the institution is upholding its mission statement of “presenting art across time, cultures, and media” […]

Collective Conversations with Melanie Garcia Sympson

2021 Museum Grants and Funding Opportunities

New Grants Guides for Cultural Institutions in the United States, Canada, Europe, the United Kingdom, Spain, and Latin America
Our 2021 museum grants guides are ready to help you plan for a future that can only be brighter. Secure external funding and delve into new projects such as digitizing your workflows or expanding your online collections to reach a broader audience, and […]

2021 Museum Grants and Funding Opportunities

Collective Conversations with Alexandra Bancroft

Alexandra Bancroft, Technical Support Specialist, Collection Information & Access, The J. Paul Getty Museum
Adapting swiftly to the COVID-19 pandemic, most of The J. Paul Getty Museum staff went digital when its two locations temporarily closed their doors. To learn how the Getty Museum team is managing its collections from home, Gallery Systems reached out [...]

Collective Conversations with Alexandra Bancroft

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Creating a Versatile Online Collection with eMuseum
A relative newcomer to the cultural heritage institutions scene, Crystal Bridges Museum was interested in quickly raising its public profile. The Museum sought out creative ways to share its expansive collection of American art, spanning five centuries from the Colonial era into our [...]

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
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