Tag: content

Talking museums in China: chronicle of the tour of the Museu Nacional/1

Conxa Rodà In an unexpected way, both because of the lack of warning and due to the fact of being so far away, the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya has been invited this September to go on a tour of three Chinese cities −Chengdu, Shanghai and Wuhan− to speak about museums and digital. In two…

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Author: Conxa Rodà

Digital strategy: new online course between the museum and the university

Conxa Rodà Nowadays training is an essential element in organisations. The changing environment that we are immersed in, digital acceleration, new ways of working and new social uses of communication and cultural consumption all mean that to continue being trained is now more necessary than ever. In the museum we are convinced that the training…

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Author: Conxa Rodà

Do we have a content strategy in museums? Do we need one?

Conxa Rodà Yes and no would be the short answers to the question in the title. Not developed enough and not in the majority of the cultural centres would be a more elaborate answer to the first question.  And yes, a content strategy is necessary and useful to bring the goals of the centres into…

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Author: Conxa Rodà

Museums training with the Johns Hopkins University

Conxa Rodà The Museu Nacional has collaborated with the Johns Hopkins University of Washington to host in Barcelona, in January 2016, an onsite seminar within its Online Master of Arts in Museum Studies, as we had already done in 2012. Entitled Museums in Changing Times, the academic programme, of two weeks’ duration, was made up…

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Author: Conxa Rodà

What’s next for Museums? Take aways of #MuseumNext

The 2015 #MuseumNext conference took place in Geneva from 19 to 21 April. More than 600 delegates from 31 countries make it the biggest museum conference in Europe. Three intensive days of content! Meaning for content the keynotes, workshops, Q&A, demos, visits and conversations. As usual, it’s impossible to synthesize everything on a post. I’ll…

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Author: Conxa Rodà

The 5 most-read posts in the first year of the blog

Every Thursday for a year, in this blog we have been sharing the “secrets” of the museum’s day-to-day working. The process of creating and putting on exhibitions, the restoration of works, the challenges posed by digital innovation, innovative methods of management, as well as knowledge capsules about the collection, have made up the content. All…

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Author: Redacció museu

Innovating in mobile: #AppsCultura

Conxa Rodà 10 apps have been the finalists of the #Apps Cultura 2014 awards out of 28 projects which involved 415 participants in this second Edition. Our museum was invited to form part of the jury that last Friday decided on the winners in a final gala which took place in the headquarters of the…

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Author: Conxa Rodà

Participating in Google Art Project: opportunity or competition?

Google Art Project

When Google Art Project appeared on the scene in February 2011, the Museu Nacional had only just made available the online collection and had published the catalogue of the works exhibited in the rooms, making them more accessible. Once we had got over the first impulse of finding out how to contact Google and to…

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Author: Montse Gumà

Museums and mobiles. Thoughts after Mobile World Congress #MWC14

Mobile World Congress

Conxa Rodà A major success in terms of attendance, spectacular new devices, either tablets, mobiles or wearables, quite another world that seems a long way from the museums. But not so far if we think that what can now have futuristic tinges, with a vertiginous evolution of the technology and of the social practices, could…

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Author: Conxa Rodà