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• Museum 2.0: Explores ways that web 2.0 philosophies can be applied in museum design.

Museum Strategy: (in French) Keep in touch with Agenda agency's projects and gives you news on communication, marketing and new media in the museums' world.

• Audience Research: All about audience research in museums and other cultural institutions.

• Beth's Blog: (Author of "Measuring the Networked NonProfit")(Former Blog:How NonProfits Can Use Social Media")

• Experienceology: by the author of "Creating Great Visitor Experiences".

• The Attic: Exhibition and research seminar reviews, conference alerts and calls for papers, but there's also some 'fluff'; the things that inspire, distract and keep us going.


• ExhibiTricks: Tricks of the Trade" about Exhibits and Museums. Useful information and resources for museum exhibition design and exhibit development.

• ExhibitFiles: Blog site for Association for Science & Technology Centers (Log In required).

• Open Objects: Conversations with a cultural heritage technologist. "No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be." Isaac Asimov

• Doctor Dada: Museums, multimedia and the web - with an emphasis on art museums

• Museum3: Dedicated to the future of museums, galleries, science centres, libraries and archives.

• Museum-Ed: Connecing the Museum Educator Community.


National Museum Discovers Significant Animal and Human Fossils
Asmara — The Eritrean National Museum has discovered a jaw and teeth of a missing link of an extinct elephant family, as well as human frontal lobe and ...

Museum officials appeal to government for more funding to finish ...
Construction work on the Canadian Museum for Human Rights is expected to be completed in late 2012. The provincial government isn't ruling out the ...

Eight-Track Museum Opens in Texas
All jokes about Christmas miracles aside, the world's first eight-track museum opened on Christmas afternoon. Owned and operated by 51-year-old James ...

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Members of pro-Kurdish party not allowed in Turkish torture museum
Three deputies from Turkey's pro-Kurdish party were not allowed to enter a new torture museum recently converted from a prison in Ankara on Thursday. ...

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Historic needlework featured at Florence Griswold Museum
Needlework has a connection, too, to Miss Florence Griswold, whose artist boardinghouse became the Florence Griswold Museum. She and her mother and sisters ...

Building finally worthy of Erie Art Museum‎
Twenty-ten will certainly be best remembered as the year Erie got the art museum building it deserves. Not the art museum it deserves; ...

Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum presents collection of World War ...‎
The Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum will present the exhibition "WW I Posters: On the Home Front" from Jan. 8 through March 12. ...

3 sentenced for Swedish museum heist
Three men were sentenced Wednesday for their roles in an art heist at Sweden's Malmo Art Museum, court records show. Among the works snatched ...

Mexican Museum celebrates more than anniversary
It was no coincidence the Mexican Museum celebrated its 35th anniversary, first-ever gala and new Director Jonathan Yorba at the Four Seasons on Saturday. Saturday also marked the centennial of the Mexican Revolution,...

Nazi-Looted Art Should Be Returned by Museum, Commission Rules
Austria’s Leopold Museum should return seven Nazi-looted paintings by Egon Schiele and Anton Romako to their rightful owners, said an art commission set up by the country’s Ministry of Culture.

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New museum and gallery for Fife
A new museum and art gallery are set to be built in Fife under multi-million pound plans for Dunfermline.

47 years after JFK assassination, Sixth Floor Museum adapts to new era
TOM FOX/DMNThe museum wants to keep jogging the emotions of those old enough to recall the tragedy but needs to find ways to explain the killing to those who were yet to be born.

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Museum moments are worth preserving
[Blog - by Dea Birkett] Cutting funding for local museums brushes aside the fact it is a single object in a small gallery that can have the biggest impactRemember your first visit to a museum?

Denver museum Plans To Sell Namesake's Art
[Blog - by Deidre Woollard] The issue of when and just how much of its artwork a museum can sell is one we keep seeing in the news.

Stars Raise Funds For museum Of Contemporary Art
The museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA), celebrated its 31-year history as one of the world’s leading contemporary art institutions on Saturday, November 13, 2010, with The ...

Asian Art Museum reportedly in financial turmoil
San Francisco's Asian Art Museum is in dire financial straits and could be forced into bankruptcy if it can't work out a new deal with its lender by Friday, according to knowledgeable sources. Our sources say the...

Crisis thrusts Wall Street museum into prominence
David Cowen, center, heads The Museum of American Finance on Wall Street. Its exhibit on the recent scandals is drawing crowds. Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, center, is one of the financial figures seen in the exhibit.

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Science Museum in London to Debut New Permanent Climate Science Gallery
The Science Museum, London, will open a new permanent climate science gallery - ‘atmosphere: exploring climate science’ on 4 December 2010. LONDON.- The Science Museum , London, will open a new permanent climate science gallery - ‘atmosphere: exploring climate science’ on 4 December 2010.

Solar Power at Children's Museum
New solar panels on top of the Children's Discovery Museum in Uptown Normal. Normal hopes the solar power helps save between five and ten percent on the museum electricity bill each month.

Monster Mash: Clint Eastwood receives Museum of Tolerance award
Honored: The Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles bestowed its Tolerance Award to Clint Eastwood at the museum's first International Film Festival...

Biloxi fire museum reopens Saturday
The newly repaired West End Hose Company #3 Museum and Fire Educational Center will reopen Saturday. The museum closed earlier this year while the city repaired damage caused by Hurricane Katrina.

International move to curb disposals
LONDON. Leading international museum directors have restated their opposition to the financially motivated sale of works of art from public collections when the proceeds are used for “anything other than acquisitions or the direct care of the...

Oregon museum's renovated military room reopens
By JULIE M. McKINNON BLADE STAFF WRITER From a piece of wood from Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry's flagship in the War of 1812 to a Silver Star awarded posthumously to an Oregon man killed in the Vietnam War, the renovated military room at the Oregon Jerusalem Historical Society museum made its debut on Veterans Day. Several area veterans who donated uniforms and other military items to the ...

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