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Technology Helps Teach Visitors About Canada’s Immigration History

July 2016

The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in Halifax is using new technology to tell the stories of Canadian immigrants.

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Canadian Museum for Human Rights Showcases Blind Artists’ Photographs, and Touchable 3D Prints for the Visually Impaired

June 2016

On February 20th, 2016, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) unveiled an exhibit entitled ‘Sight Unseen: International Photography by Blind Artists’. The exhibition showcases photographs taken by blind photographers from across the world.

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A Robot Tour Guide for Museums?

April 2016

The Haida Gwaii Museum in British Columbia has partnered with the American Museum of Natural History in New York to explore a truly unique way for visitors to experience the American Museum of Natural History’s Hall of Northwest Coast Indians exhibit. A telepresence robot, named BeamPro SPS, acts as a tour guide, greeting visitors, telling them about the artefacts, answering questions and teaching them about Haida Gwaii culture and traditions.

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Snapchat in Museums

April 2016

Snapchat is a popular smartphone application predominantly used by the teen and young adult demographic. It allows users to capture photos and short video to which text captions and drawings can be added.

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Enter the AAM Media & Technology Muse Awards

January 2016

Do you have a great technology project you think is a winner? Now is your chance to enter your project for an award! The American Alliance of Museums has announced their 27th annual Muse Awards competition.

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The Museum May Be Closed for Renovations, But It’s Still Building New Exhibits!

November 2015

Canada’s Science and Technology Museum is partnering with the Google Cultural Institute to create a comprehensive new virtual exhibit entitled Cycling: The Evolution of an Experience, 1818-1900. The virtual exhibit will showcase the museum’s extensive collection as it relates to the history of cycling, making the artefacts available to all through the Google Cultural Institute’s online multimedia platform.

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Building a Better Museum, One Block at a Time

October 2015

The Pickering Museum Village has created a Minecraft game where fans of the museum and of Minecraft can explore a replica of the museum and add their own creations.

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