With the occasion of the Info day in Patras, November 2017, entitled “Museums, Skills and New Perspectives in the digital era” organized by the Hellenic Open University, we had the wonderful chance to learn about the PLUGGY project and know more about its innovative concept and assets. PLUGGY is a leading-edge, EU funded research project in cultural heritage, that aims to develop an innovative social platform and a suite of smartphone apps that will enable
In the second edition of MuSA newsletter read about the preliminary outcomes of the project: four emerging job profiles in the museum sector are identified; we work now on creation of a training programme, which will include a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), e-learning, face-to-face and workplace learning activity, with the goal to avoid a mismatch between the job market and professional needs. Take your time and read some critical reflections from Ann
Digital or not? Questions on Audience Development By Annalisa Cicerchia, Culture Action Europe From museums to gaming industry and performing arts, the contribution of digital is changing role and function of cultural organisations. Basic, ancillary uses of digital, as cataloguing museum collections or creation of fast exchange networks connecting distant or geographically isolated operators or audiences, help reducing costs and bring about greater ef
Digital Chalenges for Culture and Heritage Friday 10 November | 14.00-17.00 The Heritage, Citizenship and Cultural Mediation Meeting will be held on November 10 and 11 at the 'A Reserva', a policultural space at the old Gunpowder Factory of Barcarena, Oeiras. The Meeting, promoted by Mapa das Ideias, a Mu.SA project partner, will comprise seminars, a workshop and socializing experiences for museum professionals. The afternoon of the 10th will be dedicat
Digital or not? Questions on audience development “Digital or not? Questions on Audience development” debate aims at critically assessing the role of digital in engaging with audiences, opening up discussion on the role of technologies in increasing cultural participation and creating cultural content. Different perspectives on the topic will be brought to assess the role of digital in the debate of audience development. Targeted interventions and practic
The DAISSy Research Group of the Hellenic Open University organizes an Info day entitled: “Museums, Skills and New Perspectives in the digital era” on Monday 06 November 2017, from 15:00 to 20:00 in the building of Library and Information Center of the Hellenic Open University, in Patras, Greece (street Patron - Clauss 183). Aim of the Info day is the identification of the created needs of the professionals of culture and museum due to the quickening pa...
Ten steps to managing change Notes From the Mu.SA Conference in Rome On a warm Italian midsummer day, the Link Campus University hosted the Mu.SA project conference Re-designing Museums: Digital skills for change and innovation. The aim of this conference in Rome was to discuss the results of the research findings on digital competences for museums summarised in a Decalogue. Ten points identified in this document not only concern museum sector, but also
The digital shift is a reality that cannot be ignored by museums. It demands appropriate competences, skills and knowledge. The Mu.SA - Museum Sector Alliance project supports museum professionals in their digital transformation journey... Read the 1st newsletter of Mu.SA project here!
Re-designing museums. Digital skills for change and innovation” LINK CAMPUS UNIVERSITY – ROME The museum world is constantly undergoing change and transformation, whether in response to economic, technological, social and cultural trends or professional advances. For museums to become the agents of change adequate professional development is crucial. Museum professionals should be equipped with the appropriate skill-sets needed to respond to the ever-cha
The museum world is constantly undergoing change and transformation, whether in response to economic, technological, social and cultural trends or professional advances. Museums are no longer the closed systems they used to be in the twentieth-century. Present day museums are increasingly becoming parts of a wider system of relationships, creating frameworks that multiply opportunities for wider participation, accessibility and exchange. Rapid technologica