Museum professionals must lobby for increased funding, proposing a liberated form of financially aiding museums via easily granted financial awards
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If your museum has a CMS but not a DAMS (and no budget for a DAMS) there are a few ways you can creatively construct a “for now” DAMS solution.
There are differences and overlaps between a museum DAMS and CMS, and how they’ve evolved their cross-functionality to address real-world needs.
Museum digital files are assets museum staff use to care for, manage, and represent the physical collection. Using a DAMS is an important investment.
The second in a series of 6 posts from Rachael Cristine Woody analyzing the elements of AAM’s Center for the Future of Museums TrendsWatch Report 2021
The first in a series of 6 posts from Rachael Cristine Woody analyzing the elements of AAM’s Center for the Future of Museums TrendsWatch Report 2021
Museum staff should build efficiencies into grants searching; a few minutes setting alerts and outlining project specs frees time for collections work.
Museum professionals new to grants may not know how to find the right grant for their museum; 3 of 6 go-to places to search, from a museum grants expert
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
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.