Technology and digital

3D technology

Exploring the potential of 3D technology, from digitisation and printing to audiovisuals

Artificial intelligence

Museums have much to gain from intelligent machines if they are willing to experiment

Copyright and Orphan Works

What new legislation means for museums working in the digital age


How crowdfunding can help museums raise money and engage with audiences

Digital learning

How digital technology can help museums deliver learning experiences


Engaging the public with digital collections

Electronic displays

Electronic displays can engage, illuminate and impress visitors

Hand-held guides

How to develop hand-hand guides, create PDA tours and choose the right hardware

Interactive displays

A step-by-step guide to designing interactive displays

Mobile apps and projects

Practical advice on developing apps and the results of the MA's mobile survey 2012 and 2013

Museum blogs

Practical guidance on planning and writing blogs and long-form articles

Museum films

Advice on creating successful museum films

Museum games

Gamifying the museum

New approaches to volunteers

How can museums work with digital volunteers?

Social media

From basic guides to advanced insight into using social media

Virtual reality

How can technology help museums bring collections to life?


How are museums collaborating with Wikipedia?