Fortuna Curiosa

Australian Abroad, Keen Capoeirista, Museum Mogul, Budding Blogger, Thirsty Traveller – currently Itapuã, Salvador, Brazil

Category Archives: Museums

Museum of Science and Technology – Porto Alegre

In Autumn 2017, with colleagues from the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, I visited the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), on a knowledge exchange visit. … Continue reading

February 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Museu de Arte do Rio

In October 2017 I was fortunate to visit the Museu de Arte do Rio with some of my colleagues from the museums in Oxford as we explored museums in other parts … Continue reading

February 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Museu do Amanhã

This October I visited the Museu do Amanhã – the Museum of Tomorrow – in Rio, and was fortunate to have a tour of their new, permanent exhibition, with the museum’s … Continue reading

January 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Audience Segmentation

We collect data about who visits and engages with our collections in a number of different ways. We participate in a nation-wide benchmarking survey programme for visitor attractions; we conduct … Continue reading

March 8, 2017 · 1 Comment

What does it mean to be China Ready?

The Opportunity As I have described previously, Oxford University Museums runs an annual innovation fund to which staff can apply for seed funding to support collaborative projects across the collections, and R&D activities that … Continue reading

January 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

MCN2016 New Orleans

This year I was extremely fortunate to be able to attend the Museums Computer Network conference in New Orleans, and present two papers!! (so two exclamation marks). I did a … Continue reading

November 15, 2016 · 1 Comment

Museum Ideas 2016

Last week the OUM Partnership Team took an office trip to the Science Museum in London for Museum Ideas, hoping to learn from some of the great work from colleagues across … Continue reading

October 10, 2016 · Leave a comment