5 Creative & Innovative Experiments in Museum Membership

When most people think of innovation, their minds automatically wander to technology. While technology does undeniably play a large role in how museums drive innovation, there are also many other ways institutions can make strides in creative and experimental ways. Looking towards membership, this aspect of museums has remained fairly inline in what it has been for the past few decades. But, as the demographics and expectations of the population continue to evolve, museums must search for ways to experiment and break away from the traditional models.

Infographic: Results from Augmented Reality Museum Visitor Impact Survey

At Cuseum, we’re deeply interested in how new technology and approaches impact the multitude of ways museums and cultural attractions interact and engage with their visitors. Over the past few years, we’ve watched many changes redefine how organizations think about digital engagement and the general expectations and behaviors of their visitors.

Cuseum Selected as Finalist by World Tourism Forum Lucerne as One of the World’s 15 Most Innovative Travel & Tourism Startups

We’re excited to announce that Cuseum has been selected by World Tourism Forum Lucerne as “one of the world’s 15 most innovative travel and tourism startups.”

Explore the History of Soap with Clean the World Foundation’s New Web App

We are pleased to announce that the Clean the World Foundation, a leading global health nonprofit, has launched their new web app the Soap Story! The Soap Story museum is the latest addition to the Clean the World Recycling Operations Center in Orlando Florida, and is the first soap museum of its kind.

Cuseum Receives 3rd U.S. Patent for Predictive Content Delivery System

Cuseum is pleased to announce the issuance of United States Patent No. 10,034,142 related to a method of effectively and predictively delivering content when there is limited or inconsistent network connectivity. The company continues to expand its innovative products and technology to serve the museum, attractions, and nonprofit sectors.

The Ultimate Guide to Partnerships Between Museums & Brands

Inspired by the Field Museum’s recent launch of an exciting new libation, let’s take a quick look back at the unique and creative partnerships that museums and brands have forged over the years. Many museums have been spinning up new brand partnerships as a way to create products that drive buzz, revenue, and capture the eye of their visitors and completely new audiences.

Everything You Need To Know About The New White House Historical Association App

Cuseum recently made headlines in CNN, ABC, NPR, and beyond for the launch of the White House Historical Association’s new app, “WHExperience” created in partnership with Amazon Web Services! The White House is one of the most iconic national landmarks that draws an impressive crowd (an upwards of 100,000 visitors annually!). The White House Historical Association was founded in 1961 by First Lady Jackie Kennedy as a nonprofit and non-partisan organization, with a mission to “protect, preserve, and provide public access to the rich history of America’s Executive Mansion.” With the support of both the Secret Service and the National Park Services, the WHHA has enabled visitors to enjoy the White House’s rich history; however, the new app “WHExperience,” has extended that mission into the digital world to create an engaging and educational experience for all!

Putting Yourself in Your Members' Shoes (or Phones) With Digital Membership Cards

We’ve written a lot about why digital membership cards are so great for museums and really just about any type of membership organization (yes, they’re eco-friendlyaccessible, and leverage mobile wallets), but what is the experience like for members? Time to flip the script and put yourself in your members’ shoes! 

Cuseum’s CEO Speaks at AWS Public Sector Summit in Washington, DC

Cuseum’s CEO & Founder, Brendan Ciecko, recently spoke at the AWS Public Sector Summit held last week in Washington, DC. The summit explored the power of Amazon’s cloud technology, as well as how this groundbreaking technological shift can be utilized for innovative projects across industries and sectors. 

Winnipeg Art Gallery Launches New Mobile App With Cuseum

Winnipeg Art Gallery has launched their new mobile app with Cuseum! The app, available on both iOS and Android devices, will provide audio tours, maps, and more as visitors browse the expansive collection and learn more about the deep history of the land the Gallery calls home.  

Fair Lane, Home of Henry and Clara Ford, Brings the Past to Life with New Mobile App

Fair Lane, Home of Henry and Clara Ford, has debuted their new mobile app with Cuseum! This mobile app allows visitors to immerse themselves in a self guided tour of Henry and Clara Ford’s stunning estate in Dearborn Michigan, a place that they called home for over 30 years! 

The White House Historical Association Launches Mobile App With Cuseum and Amazon

The White House Historical Association launches their new mobile app today, in partnership with Cuseum and Amazon Web Services.  

App Marketing Tips From The National Museum of Wildlife Art

Creating an exceptional app is the first step to supercharging your visitor engagement, but a world-class app is no good unless your visitors know about it! We’re always on the lookout to see how members of the Cuseum family are introducing visitors to their apps so that we can share their great ideas. Read on to learn more about how the National Museum of Wildlife Art is making sure that every visitor who walks through the door knows about their app and has the tools to use it easily and effectively. 

3 Accessibility Benefits of Digital Membership Cards

In our last post, we discussed how digital membership cards are a great way to streamline the membership process. By providing digital cards via the mobile wallet, organizations can reduce the number of steps members need to take to access their cards and provide a frictionless experience.

The Historic Charleston Foundation Launches New Mobile App That Brings History into the Digital Age.

We are proud to announce the launch of The Historic Charleston Foundation’s new mobile app in partnership with Cuseum and Museum Hack! This mobile app is an impressive feat that leverages technology to engage visitors with the vivid and storied history of Charleston and its varied historical sites.

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