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Cuseum Partners With Pioneers & MAK to Celebrate Klimt with Augmented Reality

Using augmented reality, Klimt’s iconic masterpiece “The Tree of Life” will be brought to life for the enjoyment of Pioneers attendees in celebration of Viennese modernism and on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of death of Gustav Klimt.

Introducing Cuseum AR: Spark the Imagination of Your Visitors

We’ve never been more passionate about helping cultural institutions push the envelope with new and immersive experiences. Today, Cuseum is pleased to announce a new feature and support Apple’s ARKit to help craft new ways of delivering experiences for museum visitors.

Cuseum & Pérez Art Museum Miami Bring Exhibition to Life Using Augmented Reality

Augmented reality, the combination of real and computer-generated worlds viewed through your phone, is popping up wherever you look; in social media, advertising, games, etc! As a new, powerful tool for artistic creation and an innovative method of audience engagement, AR has the potential to revolutionize the way we experience art, and it was only a matter of time before AR entered the museum space. Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) has been at the forefront of the movement to bring AR into museums, and in December 2017, in partnership with Cuseum, they launched the first art exhibit using Apple’s ARKit.

Museum Education in the “Age of the Internet”

As museums continue to embrace digital tools to enhance their exhibits and visitor experiences, we’re grateful to take part in the never-ending dialogue and sharing of best practices around technology in the museum. How do we use technology effectively? How do we make sure that it complements the exhibit? And, sometimes most critically, can we afford it? We headed over to the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum to take part in the Greater Boston Museum Educators Roundtable conversation on the topic.


Cuseum CEO Featured on State of the Art Podcast

Brendan Ciecko, Cuseum’s CEO & Founder, was recently interviewed on State of the Art podcast!

The episode, “The Future Art Museum,” delves into Brendan’s background in music, art, and technology, the inspiration behind Cuseum, and the present and future of museums, as well as how technology is changing and advancing how people interact with art and culture.

Cuseum CEO to Speak at Communicating the Museum 2017

We’re thrilled to announce that Brendan Ciecko, Cuseum’s CEO & Founder, will be speaking at Communicating the Museum 2017! Held in Los Angeles from November 6-9, the conference will explore the idea of “Museums Beyond Walls.”

Cuseum Launches “Ink For The Arts” to Bolster Efforts to Save Arts Funding

Cuseum announced today, Ink For The Arts, a new initiative to unite people in the fight against the elimination of federal arts programs. The campaign comes in reaction to the on-going threats to cut funding for the arts, which would put the National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities, and other programs at risk.

Tips for Choosing a CRM for Your Museum

The private sector has long employed customer relationship management (CRM) software, but today, more and more, nonprofits, museums, and other organizations are recognizing the power of having a CRM. There are many options to look at when deciding which CRM to use as each solution employs a different focus, set of features, and cost to consider.

Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art at the College of Charleston Launches Digital Membership Cards

We’re proud to announce that Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art at the College of Charleston has launched their new, digital membership cards with Cuseum! The digital cards are available at a variety of creatively-named membership levels, including No Monet (the student discount!), Minimalist, Modernist, and Futurist, among others.

Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute Launches Mobile App

Please join us in welcoming the Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute who launched their mobile app with Cuseum! The app will provide a “rich multimedia experience,” including unique tours of both temporary exhibitions and permanent collections.

MCA Denver Launches New App to Enhance Visitor Experience

Congratulations to the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver on the launch of their new mobile app! In partnership with Cuseum, the new app provides visitors with an in-depth look at the wide range of exhibits at MCA Denver. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the app launched in conjunction with the museum’s highly anticipated exhibitions Basquiat Before Basquiat and Ryan McGinley: The Kids Were Alright.

Lyman Allyn Art Museum Launches Permanent Collection and New Mobile App

Lyman Allyn Art Museum has launched their new mobile app with Cuseum in conjunction with the opening of the permanent collection American Perspectives! The app features tours of the galleries, as well as additional information on the works of art, a map of the museum, and the ability to comment on, share, and save your favorite works of art! It also makes use of location-based notifications, which makes it easier than easy to enjoy content.

The Frist Center Launches New Mobile App Filled With Facts and Fun

We’re pleased to add The Frist Center for the Visual Arts to the Cuseum family with the launch of their new, mobile app! The Frist Center has packed the new mobile guide with an exciting variety of options for visitors, including audio tours and fun activities!

Spring Conference Wrap-Up

There’s a buzz in the air. Here in Boston the sun, salt water, and longer (warmer!) days have us all anticipating these next few magical months. At Cuseum we’re riding a wave of inspiration after a whirlwind spring of conferences. We hung out with directors, designers, administrators, curators, and educators– museum people (our people). Together we geeked out on art, museums, and technology. We shared visions of what the future might look like and what we’re doing to get there.

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