Museum professionals new to grants may not know how to find the right grant for their museum; six go-to places to search, from a museum grants expert
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LAM grant application can be challenging but there are proven practices and resources that give you a better chance of success; expert advice
If museums can just financially-survive COVID-19 there is a tremendous opportunity to get incredible digital collections management platforms.
Museums face challenges in DEAI, grant funding, and ethical labor practices. COVID-19 helped push elements of these priorities to the forefront.
Museum Collections Management System (CMS) choices depend on your end goal, what tools you need to get there, and how big your budget is.
Digital museum collections work and the CMS tools we use are more essential now than ever; this will likely remain true post-pandemic.
DAMS and CMS platforms have similar functionality, but there are differences in how well those work and whether they meet museum requirements.
Collections management systems and digital asset management systems have similarities and meet similar needs; expert guidance on the differences
Priorities in LAMs committed to inclusivity include creating demographically appropriate content and spaces with input from those demographics
Assess digital collections and reallocate resources (time and CMS money) to ensure you’re delivering the best possible virtual collection experience
Library, archives, and museum staff know their work is essential, but fail to consistently translate this value; expert advice on getting through.
A museum’s digital presence is just as important as its physical presence; we need to start using our CMS data when we speak about collection value.
Mining museum CMS data helps you become more efficient and impactful, quantifying the value of activities to see what is and isn’t working