Empowering Museum
Professionals with Digital Skills

The potential of digital collections in fostering education, research, and visitor engagement has not been fully exploited.

This project positions itself in the domain of life-long education and targets at museum professionals in the Baltic and Nordic regions. It aims to map and strengthen the existing gap in professional competences and skills that will facilitate a more sustainable and multifold integration of digital collections into museum services.

The project IN STAGES

A mapping phase to explore professional practices with digital collections and define a shortage of skills for more sustainable incorporation of digital materials into museum practices.

On the basis of the mapping results, the development of a training toolkit “Empowering Museum Professionals with Digital Skills” in the Baltic and Nordic region.

Based on the mapping report and the training materials, the organisation of seminars in participating countries, and a final international webinar for professionals working in the museum and cultural sectors.

The project produced diverse outcomes, including a series of international webinars on digital communication, digital data, and digital maturity and literacy; a mapping report, and a toolkit for museum professionals. The outcomes aim to directly target museum professionals and indirectly contribute to smooth digital transformation in the museum sector in the Baltic and Nordic regions.