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Museums & Cultural Institutions

Whether listening to an audio tour, watching a subtitled video, or using a tablet to explore an interactive exhibit, visitors prefer to engage with content in their own language.

Museums and cultural institutions everywhere recognize the diversity of their audiences. Translation enables these organizations to make authentic, culturally sensitive content accessible to diverse local communities as well as international visitors.

engage multilingual visitors

Eriksen helps museums, cultural institutions, and attractions develop deep, meaningful connections with their visitors by making print, digital, and multimedia content available in multiple languages.

We can help you develop:

  • maps and visitor guides
  • marketing and advertising materials
  • press releases
  • websites
  • publications
  • audio tours
  • apps
  • exhibition catalogues
  • gallery signage
  • exhibition labels
  • video voiceover and subtitling
  • audio descriptions
  • indexing

we speak your language

We are proud to work with leaders in the world of arts and culture. Our clients include:

  • 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum
  • Academy Museum of Motion Pictures
  • American Folk Art Museum
  • American Museum of Natural History
  • Amon Carter Museum of American Art
  • Art Institute of Chicago
  • Bergenhus Fortress Museum
  • Brooklyn Botanic Garden
  • Brooklyn Museum
  • Brooklyn Public Library
  • California Academy of Sciences
  • California Science Center
  • Chabot Space and Science Center
  • Clark Art Institute
  • Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
  • Dallas Museum of Art
  • David Zwirner
  • Denver Botanic Gardens
  • Detroit Institute of Arts
  • Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration
  • Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
  • Gagosian
  • Georgetown University Art Galleries
  • Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
  • History Colorado
  • Holocaust Museum Houston
  • Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
  • Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami
  • Katonah Museum of Art
  • LACMA
  • Living Desert Zoo and Gardens
  • Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden
  • Lucas Museum of Narrative Art
  • Meadows Art Museum
  • Milwaukee Art Museum
  • Minneapolis Institute of Art
  • Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
  • MoMA
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
  • Museum of Science, Boston
  • Naples Botanical Garden
  • Naples Botanical Garden
  • National Gallery of Art
  • National Museum of Wildlife Art
  • National Park Service
  • Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
  • New York Public Library
  • Newark Museum of Art
  • Oakland Museum of California
  • Pace
  • Park Avenue Armory
  • Peabody Essex Museum
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Prospect Park Alliance
  • Public Art Fund
  • Queens Museum
  • Reynolda
  • Roundabout Theatre Company
  • Salvador Dalí Museum
  • San Antonio Museum of Art
  • San Diego Museum of Art
  • SFMOMA
  • Smithsonian Latino Center
  • Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
  • Smithsonian National Museum of American History
  • Smithsonian National Museum of Asian Art
  • Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
  • Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
  • Smithsonian National Zoo
  • Sonoma Botanical Garden
  • South Florida Science Center and Aquarium
  • Statue of Liberty Museum
  • Superblue
  • Texas Parks and Wildlife
  • The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature
  • The Blanton
  • The Broad
  • The Contemporary Austin
  • The Field
  • The Frick Collection
  • The Getty
  • The Guggenheim
  • The Huntington
  • The Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum
  • The Menil Collection
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • The National September 11 Memorial and Museum
  • The National WWII Museum
  • The Public Theater
  • Toledo Museum of Art
  • U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
  • United States Botanic Garden
  • Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
  • Walker Art Center
  • Walters Art Museum
  • Whitney Museum of American Art
  • Whitney Plantation
  • Wildlife Conservation Society
  • Yale Center for British Art
  • Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

museum-quality translations

With more than 30 years of experience supporting cultural institutions, Eriksen has cultivated a trusted network of translators, editors, and typesetters who provide the special level of proficiency required by the cultural sector. Professional experience in arts and culture gives our linguists the expertise needed to translate specialized terminology with nuance and cultural sensitivity.

By making resources accessible in a range of languages, we can help you foster dialogue and encourage in-depth exploration with local audiences as well as visitors from around the globe.

The 9/11 Memorial appreciates how much attention Eriksen has given to our projects. Often with aggressive timelines, you always find a way to make it happen.

Joe Daniels, Fmr. President, National September 11 Memorial & Museum

featured work

Exploring Land and Sea in Spanish and Chinese
California Academy of Sciences
How Denver Botanic Gardens Put Eriksen’s Encyclopedic Translation Expertise to the Test
Denver Botanic Gardens
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