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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:

  • American Museum of Natural History
  • Art Institute of Chicago
  • The Broad
  • Brooklyn Museum
  • California Academy of Sciences
  • Crystal Bridges Museum of Art
  • Dallas Museum of Art
  • Denver Botanic Gardens
  • Detroit Institute of Arts
  • Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration
  • Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
  • The Guggenheim
  • Holocaust Museum Houston
  • Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
  • Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami
  • J. Paul Getty Museum
  • LACMA
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Milwaukee Art Museum
  • Minneapolis Institute of Art
  • MoMA
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
  • National Gallery of Art
  • National Park Service
  • The National WWII Museum
  • North Carolina Museum of Art
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Queens Museum
  • Salvador Dalí Museum
  • San Diego Museum of Art
  • SFMOMA
  • Smithsonian National Museum of Asian Art
  • Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
  • Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
  • Smithsonian National Zoo
  • South Florida Science Center and Aquarium
  • Statue of Liberty Museum
  • Toledo Museum of Art
  • United States Botanic Garden
  • U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
  • Walker Art Center
  • Whitney Museum of American Art

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 success stories

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