The Digital Potential of Museum Interpretation

The Digital Potential of Museum Interpretation

New data reveals that smartphone technology and VR experiences have doubled attendance at the National Maritime Museum in London.  Accessing the content through a digital medium empowers visitors of all ages to follow their own curiosities and stumble upon new information as they explore and interpret the collection freely.

Discover more about the self-directed interpretation packs at The National Museum.

Ithraa: Inside Stories

Ithraa: Inside Stories

At the end of May, I was invited to join Ithraa: Inside Stories panel discussion on Smart Opportunities. It was an ideal platform to share the experience of leading the development and delivery of a nationwide government reform project for the Ministry of Education, designed to meet the challenges of economic diversification. 

Benefits of Learning in Museums and Galleries

Benefits of Learning in Museums and Galleries

In the Sultanate of Oman, the government is now, more than ever, sharply focused on diversifying their economy and investing in education to prepare the nation's youth for an economic landscape that will be significantly different from today. 

So how can museums and different cultural settings help to build capacity in this field?

How Can Participation in the Arts Empower UAE Youth?

How Can Participation in the Arts Empower UAE Youth?

As Expo 2020 advances, the UAE youth have been enlisted to communicate the expo theme: Connecting Minds, Creating the Future. Expectations are high with innovation, technology and creativity taking centre stage.

How can access to the arts and the creative industries empower the young hosts to assume the mantle for 2020?

Picture: ©Dubai Design Week Global Grad Show Exhibitors I Media 

The Value of Creative Partnerships in the MENA Region

The Value of Creative Partnerships in the MENA Region

Providing access to the creative industries can open up new pathways for young people, art professionals and teachers alike, resulting in the acquisition of life skills and the activation of fresh ways of thinking and perceiving the world around us.