The implementation of a federated collections management and publication solution has been entrusted to SKINsoft for the city of Strasbourg, mobilizing multiple modules of S-Museum software suite.
The museums of the city of Strasbourg have eclectic collections of major artworks distributed among many institutions. With the ambition to achieve the sharing of the collections with online users and to provide museums with efficient management tools, a collaboration was born with SKINsoft to create a dedicated and customized offer.
The Archaeological Museum, the Museum of l’Œuvre Notre-Dame - arts of the Middle Age, the Museum of Decorative Arts, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Alsatian Museum, the Cabinet of Prints and Drawings, the Historical Museum and the Foundation of l’Œuvre Notre-Dame (which make up the museums of the city of Strasbourg) have been hosted under a single platform since 2020, allowing users to browse a federated portal where they can search across most of the items from the collections.
The Collection Portal of the Museums of the City of Strasbourg already allows to view more than 25 000 artworks online common to the seven museums of the Capital City of Alsace. The project initiated by the Digital and Information Systems Department of the Eurometropolis of Strasbourg was made possible by the implementation of the S-Museum application suite developed by SKINsoft, coupled with a SKIN-Web offer adapted to the needs of each institution. Furthermore, its new conservation center has been using myEXPO and SKINreporter for the conservation and management of all its collections. The cathedral also has a similar, independent set of modules at its disposal.
All of these offers respond to multiple problems of museums in terms of internal collections management: acquisition, inventory, condition report, management of assets, media management, exhibition management - and communication (sharing of cultural heritage, collections highlights).