Tag: innovation

10 Key takeaways from Museums and the Web 2017

Conxa Rodà Our team at the National Museum have been active in several ways in this edition of Museums and the Web, held in Cleveland from 19th to 22 April: being part of the program Committee, members of the Jury of the Awards and giving 2 presentations: a 3-hours workshop on content strategy and a…

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Author: Conxa Rodà

Toward a new museum library model

Jana Soto As we explained in the post Museum libraries: the great unknown, this type of library, historically, has not enjoyed great visibility outside its museum’s walls. Each library and its staff are responsible for carrying out the actions needed to showcase the centre, as well as communicating its resources and services to the general…

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Author: Jana Soto

Thoughts on management: theory and practice in the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya /2

Josep M. Carreté This article is the follow-up of Thoughts on management: reflection and practice in the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya /1. The Museu Nacional, in the renovation process of its management, made a commitment towards the implementation of three main projects: E-administration The first project has required a gradual economic investment so as to…

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Author: Josep M. Carreté

Thoughts on management: theory and practice in the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya /1

Josep M. Carreté In recent years, the public institutions have been suffering what we could understand to be a step backwards in key aspects in their functioning: loss of the flexibility of their structures and systems of governance drastic reduction in human and financial resources excessive increase in the mechanisms of financial control centralisation of…

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Author: Josep M. Carreté

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! Understanding 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

Tech trends beyond 2015 / 3

Conxa Rodà This third and final part of the series about the tech trends in museums deals with the technologies that go beyond 2015. To some it might seem a bit futurist. But it would be very convenient for us to be alert to the social digital trends and uses, and to keep experimenting and…

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Author: Conxa Rodà

To innovate is to create value

Alfons Cornella In the context of rethinking the museum and extending the internal reflection and debate, we invited Alfons Cornella, an expert in innovation, to give a talk to the staff and to be guest author of the blog. Below you will also find the complete video of his stimulating talk. Innovating is not a…

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Author: Z_ Guest blogger

Innovating in mobile: #AppsCultura

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 Barcelona Mobile…

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Author: Conxa Rodà