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The Value of Cultural Heritage Experiences in the Museum

“As museums have evolved, so have their exhibits. We’ve seen displays go from wax model recreations of Neanderthals, miniaturized versions of places, touch and play set ups to interactive digital panels, integrated multi-media, and even augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) set ups that enhance the exhibit experience. As the years have gone on, museums have strived to create dynamic and appealing exhibits that entice new visitors and bring repeat visitors back. While resources can be limiting in terms of how dynamic an exhibit can be, there are creative ways to achieve a compelling exhibit. Online exhibits can offer additional, supplemental content in the form of videos, interviews, additional objects and information. One way museums have delivered more vibrant and meaningful exhibits has been to include cultural heritage experiences (CHE).”

Read the full post at Lucidea’s Think Clearly Blog.

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Who Owns Digital Culture? An Important Question Museums Must Consider

“The ability to digitize and publish collections online through a collections management system has helped reinvent how museums present their holdings. In the beginning, there was resistance to publishing digital images of collection objects online. This was due to a (now proven false) concern that people would no longer visit the museum if they could view collections online.” Read the full post at Lucidea’s Think Clearly Blog.