Museum Collections Management Blog Articles

Discover the latest in collections care and museum news on the Gallery Systems blog, from interviews with industry professionals to tips and tricks for maximizing your collections management workflows. Find articles most useful to you by browsing your role, or navigate through the archives for case studies, conversations with clients, grants guides, and more resources.

Collections Management Depends on Regular Software Upgrades

Upgrading your CMS means better efficiency now and less hassle in the future
Museums need the latest tools to manage, preserve, and share their valuable collections. Failing to upgrade collections management software could result in disruptions to institutional budget, workflow, and security […]

Let’s talk about the Exhibition Object Data Exchange Model (EODEM)

And how it’s making exchanging data for exhibitions so much easier
Exhibition workflows can be hectic, but there’s a new way to simplify data exchange between institutions. This is where EODEM, or the Exhibition Object Data Exchange Model, comes in.

Collective Conversations with Robin Craren

Robin Craren, Collections Research Coordinator, Barnes Foundation
The Barnes Foundation is a cultural institution located in Philadelphia, PA, dedicated to the advancement of education and the appreciation of the fine arts and horticulture. Gallery Systems recently caught up with Robin Craren, Collections Research Coordinator at the Barnes, […]

Glencairn Museum Case Study

Migrating to TMS Collections from its former CMS
Glencairn Museum serves as a not-for-profit museum of religious art and history which stewards extensive collections of ancient Egyptian, ancient Greek, ancient Roman, medieval Christian, Islamic, Asian, and Native American arts. The team recently decided to step up the management of their 10,000-object collection by upgrading from their previous collection management system [...]

20-Year Client Anniversary with Zurich University of the Arts

An Interview with Judith Scheiber Dahou, IT Project Manager
Zurich University of the Arts is a leading arts university in Europe that has the unique benefit of having its own museum, the Museum für Gestaltung Zürich. The museum is the sole institution in Switzerland that, from 1875 onwards, has collected posters, graphic design and objects that represent quotidian design [...]

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