The Ontario Science Centre (OSC) in Toronto has been exploring some interesting technologies such as its KidSpark program, which educates and engages young visitors in learning science.
Culture24 recently released a follow-up research report entitled ‘Let’s Get Real 2′, which involved 22 institutional partners and several international experts.
Museums that offer free Wi-Fi to their visitors are often faced with stubborn technological issues that compromise the strength and range of the Internet connection.
So how do you get a couple thousand twenty-somethings lining up to get into a museum? Museums anticipate that they will at some point say goodbye to visitors during their teenage years, and start welcoming them back well into adulthood.
A recent survey of visitors to a popular art gallery provides some insight into the increased use of mobile devices in museums. For instance, it is estimated that two thirds of visitors bring their smartphones to museums. Among those patrons, 60% have used their phone to enhance their visits to cultural institutions.