Pérez Art Museum Miami Improves Its Exhibition Planning And Management Platform

Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) has chosen Curia, the first collaborative exhibition planning application, to serve as its exhibition planning and management system. With this step, PAMM joins other prestigious museums such as the Detroit Institute of Arts and the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in using Curia to support exhibition planning and development activities. Curia is the only application devoted specifically to exhibition planning, design, and task management. The system enables exhibition planners to enter, retain, and modify all data and media associated with an exhibition, generate planning documents and reports, assign and manage tasks, deploy and modify timelines and easily perform other necessary tasks which have proven cumbersome using traditional spreadsheets and email chains. As a cloud-based system, [...]

John Michael Kohler Arts Center Transforms Its Exhibition Planning Process

The John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, has selected the Curia exhibition planning system as its platform of choice for exhibition planning, development, and management. The Arts Center joins the Detroit Institute of Arts in harnessing Curia to streamline the exhibition planning process using Curia’s centralized “single point of truth” system, allowing all personnel involved in the planning and staging process to work within a single unified framework. Developed in cooperation with the Detroit Institute of Arts, the cloud-based Curia system is the only application devoted specifically to exhibition planning, design, and task management. The system integrates with museums’ collection management systems, enabling exhibition planners to easily integrate existing museum assets into exhibition-specific plans and documents. By replacing [...]

For museums, technology offers promise – but few products

By nature, museums tend to focus on the past. When it comes to technology, though, they often find themselves stuck there. It’s not the sort of issue that museum visitors or donors are likely to think about, but for those of us in the museum environment, it’s a very real and growing problem, a problem with multiple causes and too few ready solutions. Early in November, I represented the Detroit Institute of Arts at the annual MCN Conference in Pittsburgh. MCN is short for “Museum Computer Network;” the annual gathering draws together museum professionals from across the country who are interested in finding new ways to put digital technology to work in the museum context. The interest is strong because [...]