Kickstarter: Turning Crowdfunding Into Community Building

Not long ago, the Spy Museum in Washington DC hosted a meeting focused around Kickstarter, a website aiming to raise money and build “vibrant communities” around creative projects. The meeting, titled “The Ups and Downs of a Great Kickstarter, What Works and What Doesn’t?”, saw the presence among others of Stephanie Pereira, Kickstarter’s Art Program Director, to whom we are indebted for an overview of projects related to the cultural and museum sector.

As I was lucky enough to attend the meeting, here’s my recap, #svegliamuseoontour style!

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Art & Online Communication: the Example of Trip Art Advisor


For those who never miss out on the latest exhibition, the web has certainly become the most essential tool to learn about schedules & venues, get an idea of content (is this exhibition really worth visiting?) and up-to-date info on any available offer for the period when you wish to visit. But can a single website satisfy simultaneously all these needs?

Yes, it can, and it’s called Trip Art Advisor.

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