Eriksen Translations: Supporting Museums with Translation and Localization

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Eriksen Translations Inc. will be joining the museum community at the American Alliance of Museums’ 2015 Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo, held April 26-29 in Atlanta, Georgia. Eriksen works with many prominent museums, both domestically and abroad, helping them make exhibition materials accessible to international visitors as well as local non-English speaking communities.

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Accuracy is of the utmost importance when dealing with items of cultural and artistic significance, and we pride ourselves on offering translations that meet the exacting standards of so many prestigious museums.

Eriksen Translations Inc. (http://www.eriksen.com) will be joining the museum community at the American Alliance of Museums’ 2015 Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo, held April 26-29 in Atlanta, Georgia. Eriksen works with many prominent museums, both domestically and abroad, helping them make exhibition materials accessible to international visitors as well as local non-English speaking communities.

Max Shrem, who serves as account manager to many of Eriksen’s clients in the museum and cultural sector, will represent the company in Atlanta. The conference provides the opportunity for Max to join museum professionals from around the world and further explore the ways in which organizations can use translation and localization to expand their reach and deepen visitor engagement.

Since 1986, Eriksen has worked with departments such as visitor services, marketing, exhibitions, strategic development, conservation, and publication on the translation of materials such as guidebooks, maps, exhibition labels, websites, and apps. Eriksen’s clients include The Metropolitan Museum of Art, MoMA, the 9/11 Memorial Museum, the Getty, the Guggenheim, The San Diego Museum of Art, the National Museum of the American Indian, the Peabody Essex Museum, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Eriksen also partners with companies such as Antenna International to develop audio, multimedia, and virtual tours to help enrich museum visitors’ experiences.

“Translating for the arts is a real passion for Eriksen Translations,” states Eriksen’s Founder and CEO, Vigdis Eriksen. “Accuracy is of the utmost importance when dealing with items of cultural and artistic significance, and we pride ourselves on offering translations that meet the exacting standards of so many prestigious museums.”

The American Alliance of Museums’ 2015 Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo offers more than 180 substantive program sessions, presentations from countless thought leaders, opportunities to view and sample the latest museum products, and the chance for museum professionals to share challenges and solutions with colleagues. This year’s conference features the topic, “The Social Value of Museums; Inspiring Change.”

About Eriksen Translations Inc.
Eriksen Translations Inc. helps companies reach their audiences in the domestic and global marketplace. Founded in 1986, Eriksen provides multilingual services in over 100 languages, offering translation, interpreting, layout and production, web and software localization, cultural consulting, and voiceover and subtitling services. Headquartered in Brooklyn, Eriksen partners with leading museums and cultural institutions worldwide, as well as major companies in finance and insurance, health care, and education. For more information, visit http://www.eriksen.com.

About the American Alliance of Museums
The American Alliance of Museums (formerly the American Association of Museums) is the one organization that supports all museums. Through advocacy and excellence, the Alliance strengthens the museum community, and supports 21,000 museums, individuals and companies. The organization develops standards and best practices, provides resources and career development, and advocates for museums to thrive. For more information, visit http://www.aam-us.org.

The Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo will be held April 26-29 in Atlanta, GA. For details, visit: http://www.aam-us.org/events/annual-meeting.

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