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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.

Embrace Digital Medhavi

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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

    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.

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    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:  

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    1) Digital City Lab [Historisches Museum Frankfurt]: 

    2) Minnen [Memories Collection Platform]:

    3) Library of the Generations

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    POEM Research Network

    POEM Fellows: Asnath Kambunga & Crowdsourcing researcher, Mia Ridge

    • 26 min
    Deepening Engagement with Audiences & Building a Community

    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
    Medhavi: @MedhaviGandhi

    ICOM Deutschland : @ICOMDeutschland
    Institute for Museum Research : @museumsforscher

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    Embrace Digital Project Diary : https://www.theheritagelab.in/embrace-digital/

    • 29 min
    How 'open access' helped SMK Denmark to increase reach & audience engagement

    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. 

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    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 

    (Twitter)

    Partners: ICOM Germany 

    Institute of Museum Research (The Berlin State Museums / SMB) 

    • 28 min

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