Take risks & tell great stories: top learning outcomes from CTM16!

“Sometimes we forget how amazing the places we work at are, because we’re just getting on with the day job.” (Gordon Montgomery, Art Institute of Chicago) Hello, it’s Jenni here! If you follow Museum140 on Twitter, you’ll probably have noticed that I was attending the Communicating the Museum conference (CTM16) here in Berlin last week as […]


Communicating the Museum – Berlin 2016

BERLIN NEWSFLASH: Hold on to your seats, ladies and gentlemen, one of the museum world’s major conferences is heading to Berlin this summer and we couldn’t be more excited!  Communicating the Museum (CTM), which has been run by international communications agency Agenda since 2000, each year gathers communications professionals in a different cultural city. As a hub […]


Save the Date! Museum Memories Day 2016 on 12th May!

Museum Memories Day (#MusMem) first took place in 2011, as a run up to International Museum Day (IMD), and was a global success! The theme for IMD that year was Museum and Memory, and over 1,300 individual twitterers took part in the event, making #MusMem trend in twelve countries worldwide. The event was so successful that we have repeated it almost […]


Creating a Rainbow

First of all, let me say a huge THANK YOU to everyone who participated in #MuseumRainbow. I was overwhelmed by the sheer amount of pictures and tweets that my little idea generated on Twitter and Instagram. So much so, that I got a little emotional when we reached the end of the week and I […]


Museum Oskars 2016: Roundup

So, that was it, our third year of ‘Museum Oskars’. Many thanks to everyone who took the time to tell us how much they love museums, and congratulations to all the winners! Some museums’ fans came out in force to show their love, nominating ‘their’ museum in as many categories as applicable. But hey, if you […]