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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

How a new DAMS Software Upgrade is helping to Streamline Workflows at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston The Museum of Fine Arts Houston, (MFAH) was founded in 1900 and opened to the public in 1924 with a mandate to bring “art into the everyday life” of the Houston community. Today, the museum boasts the [...]

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston 2018-05-28T13:12:45+00:00

Content Strategy: Is it all about digital?

Digital Content Strategies have become a popular topic among institutions, with many museums developing and even posting these strategies, aiming to stay accountable to their audiences. Open publishing allows museums to share details with their public, serving them and the museum mission simultaneously, while establishing trusted and sustainable audience relationships. When a museum publishes their [...]

Content Strategy: Is it all about digital? 2018-05-28T13:13:55+00:00

High Volume Digitization: How a conveyer-belt imaging system is improving access to the Smithsonian’s collections

Less than 1% of the 138 million objects housed by the Smithsonian’s 19 different museums are on public display, with most of the collections hidden away in storage.  One increasingly common way to improve access is digitization: photographing, scanning, and web publishing to bring these hidden collections to light. For very large collections, digitization can be [...]

High Volume Digitization: How a conveyer-belt imaging system is improving access to the Smithsonian’s collections 2018-05-28T13:17:14+00:00

Crafting Your Digital Strategy? The Warhol Puts Theirs Online

When museums are able to embrace new technologies, they can bring sweeping changes to the institution that supports the museum, their staff, and their public on a higher level than ever before. In order to take full advantage of these opportunities, museum staff are including their digital initiatives in their museum’s strategic plan. Evolving to [...]

Crafting Your Digital Strategy? The Warhol Puts Theirs Online 2018-06-15T07:06:38+00:00

Best Practices for Cataloguing Photographic Archives

As galleries, libraries, archives and museums bring their physical objects into the digital realm, new methods of organization need to be designed to support the accessibility and sustainability of the digital media. Sarah Gillis, Assistant Registrar for Image Management at the Worcester Art Museum in Worcester, Massachusetts, specializes in cataloguing photographic archives. At our TMS [...]

Best Practices for Cataloguing Photographic Archives 2018-06-04T06:41:07+00:00

How Museums are Embracing the Digital Age

Museums as media companies? It may seem like a bit of a stretch, but as museums reposition themselves for our new digital age they are becoming more than physical places to visit. Like never before, museums are throwing open their digital doors to a wider audience and giving virtual visitors a behind-the-scenes look at their [...]

How Museums are Embracing the Digital Age 2018-05-28T13:17:58+00:00