Gaming the Field: The Ever-Evolving Relationship Between Museums and Video Games

December 3, 2020 By Monica Marchese Intersections between video games and museums have become more widespread in the past five years. From video games displayed in museums to museums embedded in video games, these intersections all center on the goal of making art more inclusive and accessible. One of the main sticking points for traditional […]

Social Media at the Grey Art Gallery During the Time of COVID-19

November 19, 2020 By Monica Marchese In today’s fast-paced, social media-saturated world, hashtags are a vital part of communicating and disseminating ideas quickly and effectively. Since the birth of Twitter in 2006, hashtags have emerged as the number one way to link content and highlight key subjects in social media and blog posts. Hashtag traffic […]

Museums and Social Media in the Time of COVID-19

October 28, 2020 By Monica Marchese Social media is a powerful tool, one that museums are increasingly learning to exploit. Now more than ever, museums are moving to expand their online presences. While museums mainly use Instagram and Facebook—to promote their exhibitions and programs, to share object and installation images, and to provide practical information […]