Museums of The Future

Museums of The Future

image courtesy of  Dilier Scofidio + Renfro The overarching rubric of what is the very being for today’s museums. We naturally think museums of being tied to the past a kind of musty mausoleums. But we should think of the relevance of history itself going forward. How...
Welcoming Museums In The Community

Welcoming Museums In The Community

I want to share with you today how and why a local community can engage with their museum. It is about removing barriers from museums, turning them into places, is not just places people come to visit, but where you can interact actively, where you can connect with...
Inspiration for a new type of museum store

Inspiration for a new type of museum store

The Friesland Collections Centre – or “Kolleksjesintrum Fryslân” – houses the collections of five regional museums under one roof: the Friesland Museum; Tresoar (Friesian History and Literature Centre); Friesland Museum of Natural History; Friesian Maritime Museum;...
Museum storage seminar at the British Museum

Museum storage seminar at the British Museum

The Museums Association is hosting a one-day museum storage seminar at the British Museum, London, on 17 March. Off the Shelf: Making Storage Work for You will explore some of the new and emerging approaches to designing and utilising museum stores. During the...