If standards can be established across industries for language and emojis, books and music — it can be done in the realm of cultural heritage and the visual arts.
A rapidly changing world has inspired cultural institutions to adopt innovative technologies long overdue, especially in such a design centric industry.
Précis: As museums close their physical spaces due to the mandate of social distancing, their digital collections take on unprecedented importance: sustaining their audience engagement, enabling ongoing scholarship, and inspiring all of us to #museumfromhome. Might the full digitization of a museum’s permanent collection be a worthy priority going forward?—a means of virtual art conservation […]
If records cannot be accessed or shared online, the very mission of the museum is at risk. This is a moment for museum professionals to enter new arenas and test digital tools that transform and improve how they work.
Pushing through what stops most from trying something new: overthinking and feeling awkward.