Learn how to evaluate an off-the-shelf (packaged) museum CMS based on Top Things to Look For (intuitive, customizable, adaptable) and Things To Avoid
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Evidence of a museum CMS helping you do your job better is important; also tell your boss how the CMS is a good choice for the museum as a whole.
Disaster preparedness for museums should be proactive; in this case a WWI museum kept and redeployed staff to digitize and transcribe collections
When writing for a museum grant, it’s important to address both the project deliverables and the project outcomes
Applying for museum grants requires two determinations before work begins: eligibility and suitability; this post covers the latter
Applying for museum grants requires two determinations before work begins: the museum’s eligibility and suitability to the grant opportunity
Museum grant writers pay attention to grant lexicons; this post covers grant opportunity lexicons and how to find and use them for greater success.
AAM offers 3 steps museums can take toward achieving sustainable finances: paying attention to data, fostering financial literacy, and experimentation
Museum leaders must focus on financial capital—investments that generate income—and think strategically about how to grow and leverage it.
Museum professionals should look at all options for increasing government funding, including advocacy, grant acquisition and innovation; AAM analysis
The future of museums depends partially on charitable income; shifts in donor behavior must be understood, anticipated and accommodated
The future of museums depends on leaders understanding earned income, the impact of shifting markets or events, how it should be adapted or innovated
The future of museums rests on effective financial decisions, which cover earned income, charitable income, government funding, and financial capital