Museum Education

Digital Resources

Below is a list of digital resources on how to engage with your communities online.


  • Live Streaming can be used to engage and connect with your audiences.
  • Pinterest can be used as a digital scrapbook to share and explore exhibits, collections and programming. Information on how to use Pinterest for your institute can be found here and here.
  • Instagram provides an opportunity to connect using daily posts, Instagram stories or via Instagram’s live streaming function. More information can be found here.
  • Youtube can be used to connect and engage. For tips on how museums can use Youtube see here.
  • Now is great time to explore podcasting. For information on how to start podcasting see here.
  • ZOOM can be used to host remote meetings, digital classrooms and virtual events. Zoom resources can be found here.
  • There are free platforms that can be used for video-conference meetings, some options are Jitsi and Google Meet.
  • Accessibility tips for better Zoom/Digital Meetings from the Deaf/Hard of Hearing Technology Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center can be found here.
  • For resources to help museums understand and use digital tools explore this digital hub.
  • Advice on leveraging digital content to connect during COVID-19
  • Tips on how to transition to a virtual event using a mobile app can be found here.
  • Considerations for a virtual-first hybrid event using a mobile app can be found here.
  • Tips on how historic houses are using digital engagement can be found here.
  • Virtual field trip inspiration and a place to share your virtual field trips