This is a series that brings together different voices from museums, and experts from the industry to discuss emerging and interesting digital trends impacting the sector today. We explore inspiring examples & try to understand what digital holds for the future of museums : for their collections, for audiences and internal working cultures.
This podcast is brought to you by ICOM Germany and has been made possible with support from the Berlin State Museums [SMB].
I am your host Medhavi, and I am on a lifelong mission to make art and culture accessible & engaging for people.
Museums and Digital co-creation
In this podcast, Franziska Mucha (POEM Fellow ) talks about participatory practices and co-creation in museums, using digital means. She shares how museums can plan such projects, what role audience motivation plays in crowdsourcing knowledge and gives relevant examples.
Episode Guest: Franziska Mucha, Fellow POEM Research Network
Episode Host : Medhavi Gandhi
Partners: ICOM Deutschland & Institute of Museum Research (The Berlin State Museums / SMB) :
Take a look here for the Episode Notes
Links to projects / people mentioned are stated below:
1) Digital City Lab [Historisches Museum Frankfurt]:
2) Minnen [Memories Collection Platform]:
3) Library of the Generations
POEM Research Network
POEM Fellows: Asnath Kambunga & Crowdsourcing researcher, Mia Ridge
Deepening Engagement with Audiences & Building a Community
Today, digital media enables museums to reach audiences globally. The challenge however is, in building a lasting relationship with a diverse audience. In this episode, Martin Schäfer [Digital Strategy and Social Media, StadtMuseum Berlin] and Russell Dornan [Digital Content Editor, V&A Dundee] share different ways in which they deepened engagement with their audiences and built a community.
Episode notes : https://www.theheritagelab.in/museum-digital-audience-engagement/
Every week, the Embrace Digital Podcast series features voices from the museum industry to discuss interesting digital trends and inspiring examples from the sector.
Hosted by Medhavi Gandhi
Supported by : ICOM Deutschland and the Institute for Museum Research [Staatliche Museen zu Berlin].
Connect on Twitter:
Martin Schäfer : @mackflei
Russell Dornan : @RussellDornan
ICOM Deutschland : @ICOMDeutschland
Institute for Museum Research : @museumsforscher
Embrace Digital Project Diary : https://www.theheritagelab.in/embrace-digital/
How 'open access' helped SMK Denmark to increase reach & audience engagement
In this podcast, Jonas Heide Smith (head of Digital at SMK Denmark ) talks about the museum's digital strategy and approach towards embracing openness as a way to increase reach and engage audiences. This podcast is part of the EmbraceDigital series.
Episode Guest: Jonas Heide Smith, Head of Digital at SMK Denmark
(Find him on Twitter)
Episode Host : Medhavi Gandhi, Founder, The Heritage Lab | Researcher, Embrace Digital
Partners: ICOM Germany
Institute of Museum Research (The Berlin State Museums / SMB)