With March marking Women’s History Month, we are delighted to hear from the Women’s History Museum of Zambia, who reflect on use of the internet and digital frameworks as a decolonial tool, how their ‘Shared Histories’ project contributes to a reclamation of cultural heritage, and the impact of wider internet use in Africa.
The Erasmus+ funded Digital Reality and Educational Activities in Museums project explored the use of drama, augmented reality and new forms of storytelling in museum education. Discover the project’s learnings and resources!
The Estonian National Museum shares tips from their recent ‘Numbers Fascination’ exhibition, organised by the Me-Mind project, about how cultural heritage institutions can embed impact thinking and data collection into their exhibitions.
The Museum Burg Posterstein, based in Germany, has recently digitised and shared items from its collections by the artist Ernst Welker with Europeana. We hear more about the collection, the work of the museum and their digital approaches.
Earlier this year, the Hunt Museum published a case study which shared insights from their experience digitising items from their collections in 3D. Read on to hear about their experience and learn how objects digitised in 3D can form an important part of engagement strategies.
In 2021, the Europeana Research Grants Programme awarded funding for innovative projects exploring crowdsourcing and research. Hear about a pilot project which explored decolonialsing a Swedish database for museum collections.