Crank up the digital!

This Wednesday the University of Lancaster will be bringing a hand-cranked digital device to Brighton Museum. While the phrase ‘hand-cranked’ seldom features in descriptions of cutting-edge technology, there are very good reasons why this belongs in this year’s Brighton Digital … Continued

BrightonMuseums on Sketchfab

As part of our ongoing work experimenting with 3D digital technology, we have just launched a Royal Pavilion & Museums account on Sketchfab: sketchfab.com/BrightonMuseums. If you’re not familiar with Sketchfab, it’s a platform for publishing and sharing 3D and VR … Continued

Geting to know our web users

Last week I gave a talk at the Museums Association’s 2015 conference alongside Peter Pavement of Surface Impression. Our talk, which was part of its workshop and exhibition strand, was about the development of our new website which launched in … Continued

Tom Paine and Brighton

As Americans celebrate Independence Day today, it is worth remembering that the United States owes much to a man who once collected taxes in Brighton. If it wasn’t for Thomas Paine’s literary efforts, America may well never have achieved independence. … Continued