A few weeks ago I stumbled across this example of an excellent interactive walking tour experience through the old town … More
This 1 minute read takes a quick look and the idea of the archive – and one fantastic effort to bring archives out of the darkness and to the public!
One of my pet projects is trying to help cool historic museums realise that they won’t lose their entire identity by shaking things up a bit. Here are 3 examples of museums making the old-fashioned a little bit more hip and real.
If you have a 5 minute break, start playing around on this site. Prepare to be shocked. The world is not the way you picture it on the map – we know it, but it’s always good to get a reminder. Credits to True Size for their awesome digital tool.
The Museum of Natural History (Naturalis) guides the visitor through the world of poison in it’s recent expo, Exhibition on … More
Taking a quick tour around the multi-media space at the “Museum of Communication”, Bern, and had to share a few … More
This museum is one of the most-overlooked travel spots in Geneva. Its a sometimes confrontational and tense story of the … More
The creative industries have been at the head of some interesting technologies for new research around people tracking and understanding … More
The Musée international de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge, has recently brought together more than 300 images of displaced people, in … More
Environmental, cultural, and historic heritage tours and activities have seen a surge in tourism interest and are consistently top-ranking in travel trend reports. Now the key question is how to make sure it stays sustainable.
Museums play a funny role – creative exploration, an artistic night out, or is it something more? This short article explore some of my thoughts about museums, and why they (should) exist.
Underwater art museums and marine conversation initiatives like bio-reef art are bringing climate change into the museum and tourism experience. Here are some things to learn to put cultural and natural conservation practice into action.
Cultural marketing is trail-blazing as a new strategy to connect to audiences – see the examples from Red Bull and BMW to see what music, festivals, museums, heritage sites & more can do for engagement.
Airbnb Experience…is this the uberization of museums? As local hosts starts to offer insight into their culture and worlds, what does it mean for the museum and its future relevance? Take a look at the potential for disruption.
The Louvre Abu Dhabi is a stunning building, but the design fails to integrate the museum exhibition within its shell of grandeur. The final visitor experience is underwhelming.
Japan has launched an Airbnb-style site exclusively for Temples. Whilst its not the first of its kind, its one more piece of evidence of the dynamic pace of change in the cultural tourism sector, fulled by the demand for experience.
Bilbao has been shaped by its modern architecture, but it has missed an opportunity to showcase its heritage. Stunning photography from the Euskal Museoa should be integrated into the landscape and experience.
Looking to bring in visitors? 3 creative communication and marketing ideas for museum expositions, and a few tips for higher visitor conversion.
Explore Switzerland with this great cultural tour from National Geographic. As a Geneva local, this is a great tour for cultural visits.
This is an incredible discussion and conversation that is so fitting for today – how to understand if and where cultural managers can help to safeguard local knowledge and fund creative responses to protect their cultural memories and identities.
The iconic, nostalgic Nokia phone of the 1990s featured as a spotlight show in the a small exposition display in … More