RSI resource pack – digital trends

A woman walks up a staircase inside an old, gothic library

2.35pm — 3.35pm
Online & A/B Rooms, British Museum

Hand holding smart phone directed at and scanning an AR marker on the wall of a castle.
Image courtesy of Tamworth Castle ©

How to use AR and VR to increase visitor engagement and participation

Seven horse-riders dressed in red on seven black horses in front of a grand building
Image courtesy of VisitBritain © Martin Ritchie

Using cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) for fundraising

A woman in a yellow jacket sitting on a rock with arms raised aloft, admiring a countryside view
Image courtesy of VisitBritain © Becky Stacey

Tools and resources to keep up-to-date with emerging digital trends

Woodland with arrows showing remains of World War II underground Operational Base
Tour of the remains of Harberton OB. Image courtesy of CART ©

Recording and editing 360-degree virtual tours

Screenshot of heatmap of new archaeological sites in Devon
Heatmap of new archaeological sites in Devon. Image courtesy of University of Exeter©

Image analysis for heritage mapping, using open-access software and remote sensing data

Pottery shard from a Farewell mug at Portland Museum
3D model: pottery shard from a Farewell mug from Earl of Abergavenny shipwreck. Image courtesy Portland Museum©

Creating 3D digital models of museum collection objects

A young woman with long blonde hair using Polycam app on an iPad and an iPad pro to create a 3D model.
Screenshot from video showing a volunteer creating a 3D model of a collection piece.

Video: Earl of Abergaveny project, Portland Museum

Digital Heritage Hub is managed by Arts Marketing Association (AMA) in partnership with The Heritage Digital Consortium and The University of Leeds. It has received Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and National Lottery funding, distributed by The Heritage Fund as part of their Digital Skills for Heritage initiative. Digital Heritage Hub is free and answers small to medium sized heritage organisations most pressing and frequently asked digital questions.

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