Stories, images, unpublished stories to be discovered simply with the smartphone in a simple and immediate way in the 8 different museums of the Prato Museums Network. Called “I bring you to the Museum,” a homage to the name with which the web was born and then established in 2013, it is an engaging journey that helps the user explore the museum and its collections inside and from the Internet.
“I bring you to the Museum” was presented to the Museum of Planetary Sciences by Marco Morelli, director of the Parsec Foundation, director of the network, by the directors of the 8 museums – Museum of Planetary Sciences, Museum of Deportation and Resistance, Archaeological Museum by Artimino Francesco Nicosia, Ardengo Soffici and Italian Museum of the 20th Century, Natural Science Center, Leonetto Tintori House-Museum, Badia di Vaiano Museum – Agnolo Firenzuola House and Mumat Textile Machinery Museum of Vernio – and by the administrators of the competent municipalities, the cultural councilors Simone Mangani from Prato, Maria Lucarini from Vernio, Giacomo Mari from Poggio a Caiano, Cristina Monni from Carmignano and the Tourist Councilor from Vaiano Beatrice Boni. The network of Prato professionals Allymind, who took care of the course, and Tv Prato, who took care of the videos, were present.
“The museums of Prato are oriented towards the future while keeping clear their specific vocation, united by the desire to innovate and keep up with the times – emphasizes in a note the Regional Councilor Ilaria Bugetti on behalf of the Region of Tuscany, which Project co-funded targeted appeals – Networking has allowed museums to gain resources to deliver ever more engaging experiences for visitors.” “A multimedia way for families to discover the multifaceted richness of our museums through the use of mobile phones, an innovative way of getting closer to culture,” said the message of the Boards of Directors of the five municipalities. Interaction and participation are the watchwords of this project – as explained by the museum directors – which aims to promote the circularity of the cultural offer and the involvement of visitors in the itinerary to discover everything that enriches objects with meanings, works of art and historical testimonies .