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Thursday 17 December 2015

Museums are not-for-profit, mission led organisations whose primary purposes include the preservation of our culture, expanding understanding of our world and inspiring our youth. However, as traditional state-funding models become insufficient to sustain the sector, museums must re-invent themselves as businesses, raising income to support their core mission.  Our sector needs to develop a generation of cultural entrepreneurs – people who in the face of diminishing resources are prepared to pursue other opportunities in order for their museums to grow and flourish. 

Entrepreneurial Museum Workshop

Hidden Museum Project

Wednesday 9 December 2015

Over the last eight months, a small team of colleagues from the Oxford University Museums and the university’s IT Services Mobile Development Team have been working on a project to look at best practice for engaging visitors in gallery spaces using mobile devices. With the working title of ‘Hidden Museum’, we conducted a series of prototyping and user testing rounds to investigate a variety of elements of mobile delivery.

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Tuesday 17 November 2015

As a lucky recipient of a MCN scholarship, I was able to attend this year’s Museums Computer Network

Monday 2 November 2015
Tuesday 27 October 2015

On Monday 26 October I started the work week by making my way into London and the British Museum for the annual Museums Computer Group Conference - UKMW15 Bridging Gaps, Making Connections.

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