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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 face their own unique set [...]

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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 collecting institutions that keep a [...]

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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. As the collection expands to [...]

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 digital spaces more often, it [...]

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 and visitor experience continue to [...]

TMS Core Training in the Big Apple

Continuing professional development and training on your Collections Management System helps your collections team to expand their abilities and improve your workflows. Keeping up with the changing standards of the field and new functionality available in TMS , helps your institution better prepare to handle increasing workloads without compromising collections care. Gallery Systems offers training and professional development across various levels [...]

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