Social Media

explore these online resources for museums and social media 

Added November 2012

Beth’s Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media – Beth Kanter is co-author of The Networked Nonprofit: Connecting with Social Media to Drive Change. Her blog is full of tips, strategies and great ideas on how to use data to gauge your social media success.

Know Your Bone – Collen Dilenschneider writes “a resource for creative engagement in museums and cultural centers.”

Social Media and Cultural Communication – Angelina Russo, Lynda Kelly and Seb Chan are regular contributors to this blog examining social media, cultural institutions and digital participation.

Added August 2012

New Literacy, New Audiences: Social Media and Cultural Institutions – research paper by Angelina Russo and Jerry Watkins, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Neal Stimler: Reforming The Museum Through Social Media – vimeo (10 min), April 2012, Neal Stimler is the Associate Coordinator of Images in The Image Library at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Six Ways Boston’s Museums are Utilizing Social Media to Bring Their Exhibits to Life – BostonInno, February 2012

Museums Pursue Engagement with Social Media – New York Times, May 2011

Social Media Case Study: Brooklyn Museum – ReadWriteWeb, September 2011

How Israel’s Museums are Harnessing Social Media – Huffington Post, April 2012

Museums and Social Media – Report on a graduate research study of how museums are using social media, March 2010

The Impact of Social Media on Museum Practice – Paper presented at the National Palace Museum, Taipei, 20 October 2009 by Lynda Kelly, Head of Web and Audience Research, Australian Museum, Sydney


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