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November 2021

Digital Directions: Fundamentals of Creating and Managing Digital Collections

November 15, 2021 - February 3, 2022

Join us for a comprehensive overview of digital preservation, presented by information professionals with deep experience in the preservation of cultural heritage materials. During three half-days of live, interactive, online training, you will learn about good practices and practical strategies for creating and managing digital collections, and you’ll gain confidence in decision-making for the preservation of your digital assets.

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Capturing Staged Performance for the Screen

November 29

In this webinar we’ll share case studies from producers and directors whose work involves reimagining staged work for viewing as a live stream, on demand, or on TV. Our speakers will discuss their approach to rethinking a performance to be captured on camera, and how theatre production teams collaborate creatively and practically with peers from the world of digital, tv, and video. We’ll consider planning for a capture, and some of the key issues in production and post-production. We’ll discover…

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December 2021

Art Basel Conversations: Re-inventing the Institution? New Museum Leaders

December 1

How to chart the future of an art museum while honoring or redressing its past, is a complex challenge for any museum leaders, but perhaps particularly delicate for newly appointed ones. New leadership brings opportunities to inject exciting ideas into an institution, albeit under the scrutiny of communities, trustees, staff and artists. In this panel, recent appointees to major institutions share how they approach these challenges, as well as how they view the evolving role of the museum director in…

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MCG Museums+Tech 2021: Data Tales

December 1 - December 2

Data, information, statistics. For better or worse they are part and parcel of our world, gathered and used as an influence in decision making, or in defence of a decision made. The pandemic has probably been the most data rich epidemic in human history, and we are all familiar with how the reading of it altered throughout. The collection and use of data is itself not neutral, and can be used to fight causes. Our own museum world is awash…

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Art Basel Conversations: Immersive Installations? Digital Experiences in the Exhibition

December 4

Developments in digital technology have seen exhibition spaces welcoming increasingly large-scale, interactive and immersive installations. Beyond the initial spectacle in space, what strategies are artists using to transport viewers? From the perspectives of artists or the newly established Superblue, Miami, this panel considers what such installations reveal about technology’s growing influence on reality. Can these works also raise awareness around the politics of algorithms, digital access and technology’s impact on ecology?

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Dreaming of a New Collections Management System: Episode 9

December 7

In this episode, we have invited Collector Systems to share with us their initiatives, strategies, and methodologies to directly answer some of the questions and ideas put forth by Valarie Kinkade, Koven Smith, Chad Weinard, and Nik Honeysett, in Episode 1 - Dreaming of a New Collections Management System. Collector Systems, a cloud-based CMS, will show how change is possible through their API, No-Code/Low-Code programming initiative, import/export, CMS notifications, and many other new capabilities. Curious about the questions that came…

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Colloquia for DAM Leaders: New Boundaries in Museums

December 10

Uplift your professional practice and join us for a webinar exploring contemporary issues around museum equity, reparation, and their digital dimensions. We’ll explore and witness incremental shifts moving the museum field forward with bold new approaches to how digital asset and collections management supports these innovations. First, social justice and DEI museum leader Monica O. Montgomery will discuss museum remedy: processes for engagement and repair, with guidance for equitable strategies in an evolving landscape of return. We then examine case…

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January 2022

Museum Connections 2022

January 19, 2022 @ 8:00 am - January 20, 2022 @ 5:00 pm EST
Place de la porte de Versailles de Paris – Hall 3

Animator of the international community, Museum Connections brings together the sector’s professionals in Paris every year. Museum Connections is an international trade fair, focusing on the business and sustainable challenges of museums, cultural and touristic venues. Museum Connections highlights trends and innovations to imagine the new visitors’ experiences.

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February 2022

DAM and Museums 2022

February 2, 2022

Join us for the second year to learn and connect with 1500+ members of the museums, cultural heritage and DAM community. Learn how today's infrastructure and technology supports art and culture, and how a Digital Asset Management system is becoming the creative link between technology and art. You’ll hear keynotes from the industry's leading experts, participate in panel discussions, and network with fellow professionals. We will address key topics such as Integration with Digital Collection Management and Web CMS Systems,…

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March 2022

Designing Museum Experiences in the Digital Age

March 22, 2022
National Gallery X

In this study day, led by National Gallery Digital Director Chris Michaels, you will co-create your own new kinds of future museum experiences and test them with real audiences. The workshop will let you learn through hands-on experience about emerging technologies, co-design practice and ways to build open innovation into your procurement and project management. The technologies maturing in the next ten years will reshape what it means to be a museum more than any others in the last 250…

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