Museums and Chill – How can museums be more welcoming?

17 July 2023

Museums and Chill is available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, and Apple Podcast!

In this new episode of ‘Museums and Chill’, we welcome Kate, the mind behind Museum Drip. Join us as we discuss the importance of creating a more welcoming museum experience.

Kate talks about how museums can embrace inclusivity and create spaces that cater to the needs of diverse audiences. She explores the significance of accommodating different generations, ensuring accessibility for individuals with various learning needs, and even the role of textures and spatial design in enhancing the museum experience.

Throughout the conversation, Kate emphasizes the significance of maintaining a balance between appreciating the playful and dynamic aspects of museums, while also nurturing a deep connection and reverence for art and culture. She reminds us why we should care about museums and how their welcoming atmosphere can inspire curiosity, foster learning, and create lasting memories.

Join us in this engaging episode as we embark on an enlightening conversation with Kate.

ICOM’s Soundcloud 


Alexandra Fernández Coego former Head of Communications and Public Relations of the International Council of Museums. Before joining ICOM, Alexandra was a correspondent in Paris for the newspaper La Voz de Galicia and worked as a journalist for several media outlets. She holds a degree in Journalism from the Complutense University of Madrid and a Masters in Investigative Journalism from the European Institute of Journalism.


Kate from Museum Drip, the place to flex on all the shenanigans going on in American art museums, while at the same time creating a space to remember why we care about museums at all.


All opinions expressed by the podcast’s guests are so current opinions and do not reflect the opinions of The International Council Of Museums. The podcast’s guests opinions are based upon information they consider reliable, but neither ICOM nor its affiliates warrant its complete accuracy, and it should not be relied upon as such.