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Sociedad civil y relaciones transatlánticas

Yesterday I attended the Seminar “Sociedad civil y relaciones transatlánticas,” organized by VIA Círculo Jefferson. It was a wonderful opportunity to meet such a fantastic group of people and chatting with them about our common experiences in US. I was

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Posted in España-USA, Fulbright, in English

When Cameras Inside Museums Are Forbidden: Web 2.0 and Copyrights

Among the main qualities of Web 2.0 I like most are that it is: diverse, creative, generous, laid-back, useful, and contradictory. Today I will focus on the two last topics: usefulness and paradoxes. As in all Guggenheim Foundation Museums, Guggenheim-Bilbao

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Posted in Copyrights, in English, Museums 2.0, Sociable Museums, Social Media, Users-Content

2.0 Photographic Project by National Museums Liverpool

National Museums Liverpool has organized a Web 2.0 photographic project to document the city of Liverpool, called “Stewart Bale 2.0” and based in the Stewart Bale Ltd. Photographic Collection, an advertising and printing business in Liverpool that specialised in commercial

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Posted in in English, Museums 2.0, Online Collections, Sociable Museums, Social Media

Map of Museums in Libya

These last days I have been very busy trying to find information about museums in Libya to ellaborate a map of museums in that country. Unfortunately, the International Council of African Museums (AFRICOM) is not including in its website information

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Posted in in English, Museums 2.0, Sociable Museums, Social Media

e-learning Systems for Aged Art Museums

Who said internet and e-learning systems were necessary for museums of only Contemporary Art? See on the photo (if you are able) ‘La Gioconda’ at the Louvre Museum, Paris. If you want to meet her in person, surely you will

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Posted in e-learning, in English, Museums 2.0, Sociable Museums, Technology in Museums

Podcasts and Eternal Topics

Couple at De Young Museum of San Francisco (USA) using the audioguides-podcast service the museum offers. A cutting-edge image that however, closely relates the deepest tradition of American Art: see the similarities with the very famous Grant Wood’s painting American

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Posted in in English, Museums, Sociable Museums

Podcasts at the 60th Annual Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums

  This week I attended in Brooklyn, NY the 60th Annual Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums. They have been nice days accompanied by wonderful museum professionals of the area. On Monday 23, I attended the lecture given by

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Pilar Gonzalo

Cultural manager with solid experience in strategic planning and executive management of international teams, both from public and private sector, businesses and nonprofit organizations.

Specialized in cultural communication and facilitation strategies for online communities and organizations and deeply focused and involved on fostering cultural policies of good governance, accountability, results measurement and responsible finances in Spanish cultural organizations.

Currently, Director of the Forum of Culture and Best Practices in Spain ( Also, working for Reina Sofía Museum at the Communication Department and teaching at Cátedra Inditex. Master in Social Responsibility. La Coruña University.

Formerly, Excecutive Director of Institute of Contemporary Art (IAC) and lamusediffuse.


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