Translate your museum content into French

Why it’s the perfect time to translate your museum content into French

The Louvre / Sebastian Pichler on Unsplash With travel restrictions and quarantine measures currently in place, it’s easy to think that there’s no point in working on your foreign visitor experience these days. Museums and galleries are only just opening up and getting back on their feet, and it may…
Oil on canvas

How Promoting your Exhibition can Boost Visitor Experience

h @Mr TT on Unsplash h It’s the buzzword on every curator and museum marketer’s lips: visitor experience. I’ve already written about the importance of visitor experience, especially concerning why having immersive, accessible exhibitions allows visitors to museums and galleries to truly enjoy the artworks. However, today I want to…
Robert Bye Picture of the MoMA museum

Re-open Museums in a Safe and Meaningful Way

How To Re-open Museums in a Safe and Meaningful Way h Photo by Claudio Testa on Unsplash h In the past week, museums and galleries across Europe are starting to see art lovers reunited with their favourite artworks. With Italy finally re-opening its borders, and other countries assumed to soon follow…
Artlife Translations museum translator

20+ Ideas to Stay Creative in Confinement

20+ original ideas to foster creativity I know your inbox is exploding with a million and one things you should be doing during lockdown… Mine is, too. What I’m mostly missing, though, is feeling genuinely inspired by rich and restorative creative options.- If you’re like me, then I’ve got you…
Visitor Experience exhibition

Boosting Visitor Experience

Nowadays, ‘visitor experience’ is the new maître mot.It has become central to marketing strategies for anything from a new eco-friendly product to the selfie museum.It’s all about taking the customer outside of his usual day-to-day.It makes their visit more enjoyable, enhances the value of the exhibition, boosts attendance. The more…
Detail from optical artwork by Victor Vasarely

Slow Art Day with Victor Vasarely

Artwork by Victor Vasarely What type of exhibition goer are you?Do you run around the museum, wanting to see everything, read everything, check out each room, gallery and floor?Or do you take your time to take in each work of art, see how you connect with the artist, even when…
Small Stories exhibition

David Lynch ‘Small Stories’

David Lynch ‘Small Stories’ Photo Exhibition David Lynch 'Small Stories' Photography exhibition in Budapest Anyone who knows me also knows my love for the art of David Lynch.The Budapest Mucsarnok (Kunsthalle) showed his photographic exhibition, ‘Small Stories’, in June. To him, photographs might not tell a whole story.Rather, they tell…
2019 in art anniversaries

2019 in art anniversaries

Quotes are from The Guardian: ‘Art anniversaries in 2019’ 2019 is a great year for art commemorations! It’s the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt van Rijn’s death, with multiple related events in The Netherlands, including the largest Rembrandt collection in one single exhibition at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. (15 Feb-10 June)…
Martin Creed

10 themes, 10 art posts: The Millennial Museum Blast

Organised on Instagram by the original Musaller,Angela Gala @imamusaller Leon Kossoff ‘Demolition of the old house, Dalston Junction, Summer 1974’ Oil on board. 1974. Seen at the Hungarian National Gallery, Sept 2018. Day 1: Creativity I thought that was one of the hardest themes! How do you express creativity with…
Frida Kahlo

A tribute to Frida Kahlo, by an art translator

Frida Kahlo was always special to me, ever since I saw the movie with Salma Hayek in Spanish class. Yes, I know, it’s pretty ‘trendy’ to say that, at the moment, because everyone loves her. Yet, I was lucky enough to see her work from up close at the Budapest…