NMC Horizon Report > 2016 Museum Edition

NMC Horizon Report > 2016 Museum Edition

What is on the five-year horizon for museums? Which trends and technologies will drive changes to museum education and interpretation? What are the challenges that we consider as solvable or difficult to overcome, and how can we strategize effective solutions? These questions and similar inquiries regarding technology adoption and educational...
NMC and BPOC Release the NMC Horizon Report > 2016 Museum Edition

NMC and BPOC Release the NMC Horizon Report > 2016 Museum Edition

The NMC and Balboa Park Online Collaborative (BPOC) are jointly releasing the NMC Horizon Report > 2016 Museum Edition at the AAM 2016 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. The sixth edition describes annual findings from the NMC Horizon Project, an ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an...
It’s Here! The NMC Horizon Report > 2015 Museum Edition

It’s Here! The NMC Horizon Report > 2015 Museum Edition

The NMC and Balboa Park Online Collaborative (BPOC) are jointly releasing the NMC Horizon Report > 2015 Museum Edition at the 2015 Smith Leadership Symposium at Balboa Park in San Diego. The fifth  museum edition describes annual findings from the NMC Horizon Project, an ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging...
NMC Horizon Report > 2015 Museum Edition

NMC Horizon Report > 2015 Museum Edition

The NMC Horizon Report > 2015 Museum Edition is a collaboration between the NMC and Balboa Park Online Collaborative (BPOC). Six key trends, six significant challenges, and six important developments in technology are identified across three adoption horizons over the next five years, giving museum leaders and staff a valuable guide for...
Horizon Report Museum Edition Cover Photo Contest

Horizon Report Museum Edition Cover Photo Contest

Attention all creatives! We're looking for a fantastic photo to feature on the cover of the NMC Horizon Report > 2015 Museum Edition which will be seen by millions worldwide -- the NMC Horizon Report series is approaching five million downloads annually! The image should reflect the future of museum education and interpretation. Need...
NMC On the Horizon > Open Licensing: What It Is, Why Do It

NMC On the Horizon > Open Licensing: What It Is, Why Do It

Join the NMC and Media & Technology, a Professional Network of the American Alliance of Museums on Thursday, March 5th at 11am PT / 1pm CT / 2pm ET (check for local time). This one-hour session will be held in the Google+ On Air platform and broadcasted live on YouTube. Participation is free for all attendees. Interested in how you can...
Inspiring Open Authority

Inspiring Open Authority

Nearly two years ago, I had my first opportunity to define the concept of open authority thanks to the New Media Consortium and the MIDEA blog. The premise — combining the authoritative knowledge of museums with community contributions via open dialogue — has brought together a growing contingent of museum professionals who are interested in...
2012 Museum Education Summit

2012 Museum Education Summit

On December 4-5, 2012, the leadership of 16 internationally recognized US, European, and Canadian museum education organizations came together in Austin, Texas to consider the current and future state of museum education worldwide.