CultureSpots lets you tell ALL the stories!

Greetings CultureSpots family, As you know, context is neither static nor unidimensional.  A single work of art is always layered in a multitude of contexts.  In order to understand (and sometimes appreciate) a work of art, it helps to know the context.  And in order to share stories about the context, you need to make […]

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Here’s the Promise vs the Reality of AR & VR

The museum community has always explored and embraced fun and innovative ways to interact with visitors.  Especially since audio tours entered the scene back in the 1950s, museums have been experimenting with new technologies as a way to more creatively and effectively engage their audiences. Today, as museums and galleries continue to branch out, they […]

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(VIDEO) Want to See What an Audio Tour Is Like WITHOUT Audio on CultureSpots?

A few weeks ago, we announced (here) the end of audio being a requirement for you to be able to publish tours on CultureSpots. In case you don’t already know, CultureSpots is our mobile audio tour platform that works on all your visitors’ smartphones via the mobile Web, without any apps for them to download, […]

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How was your 2017?

Dear friends, For us, 2017 was all about the amazing things you are doing with CultureSpots and the communities you are positively impacting with your work.  Check out a few examples of what you’ve all been up to… A natural history museum published a comprehensive audio tour of its diaoramas, specimens, programs and much more! […]

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Greetings – we’ve got cards!

Hello CultureSpots family! We’ve been busy tinkering away with our CultureSpots platform and recently released an update that includes a very cool new feature we’re sure you’ll love knowing more about… Cards! With our new “card-style” feature on CultureSpots, your Tours and Spots get more visual (thus, easier to see and navigate) than ever before! Why might […]

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Guest Blog Post by Rebecca Herz: How do museums help to create a better world?

Hi everyone! Many of you haven’t heard from us in a while, and that’s because we wanted to give your inbox a break while we work on developing some new audiences in other dedicated email campaigns that we’ve got rolling now. That being said, hello again!  And haven’t these been an, a-hem…interesting…few months?!?!… I suspect that a fair number of you, […]

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Guest Blog Post by Professor Neville Vakharia of Drexel University: Reimagining a Museum – The Mutual Benefits of Experiential Learning

Hello friends, As many of you know, CultureSpots came to be, in large part, because of the expert guidance we received from, and long-time friendship we’ve had with Professor Neville Vakharia at Drexel University.  We continue to stay in very close contact, and occasionally ask Neville to contribute here as a guest blogger, especially when we find out about […]

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Guest Blog Post by Rebecca Herz: How can museums contribute to dialogue about social justice when we are exemplars of segregation?

Hi everyone! We’re fans of Rebecca Herz’s blog at MuseumsQuestions.com, and found her most recent post about the role museums can play in social justice issues to be particularly prescient, and so with her permission, are sharing it here with you. Interestingly, the many issues that Rebecca discusses from the viewpoint of social justice dovetail […]

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