This is a topic I am working on. Museums. This article inspired me to further my vision.
Chris Michaels, Head of Digital Media and Publishing, British Museum
There is no end of digital fads that might make a significant impact on the British Museum. Every time I open LinkedIn, or read a blog, there’s something new, or seeming-new, waiting to be tried. It’s fun.
But what really matters? What are the things that take our mission of being the museum of and for the world, and reveal an entirely new dimension to that great Enlightenment aim; that find a new way to make it real?
That’s a harder question, but it’s the strategically critical one that we will try and answer in the months and years ahead.
Today’s second debate in the Museum of the Future series, Changing public dialogues with museum collections in the digital age, is a crucial staging post in the process of us starting to talk about what digital means.
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