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Obama Portraits Bring Record Traffic to National Portrait Gallery

Amy Sherald, “Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama,” 2018. Oil on linen (photo courtesy the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution)Ever since …

Australia’s newest, boldest museum has no collections, just knowledge

This is a Creative Commons story from <b>The Lead South Australia</b>, a news service providing stories about innovation in South Australia. Please feel free …

Museums

Internet Artists Invaded the MoMA With a Guerrilla Augmented Reality Exhibit

"Hello, we're from the internet" is an art project that took over the MoMA's Jackson Pollock room without permission.<p>A collective of eight internet artists transformed the Jackson Pollock room in the New York City Museum of Modern Art into their own augmented reality gallery—without the museum's …

Digital Strategy at the SFMOMA – Museums and Digital Culture - Pratt Institute

Since its inception in 1935 the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) has been in the forefront of innovative and successful museum strategy. …

Museums

This Exhibition Will Help You Make Sense of Your Senses

Prepare for sensory overload: Your eyes, ears, nose and, especially, brain are going to be tested at the American Museum of Natural History’s new exhibition, “Our Senses,” a playground that warps what we perceive to be reality.<p>The exhibition’s 11 interactive galleries help you make sense of your …

Why museums should stop producing exhibitions

This of course sounds rather provocative, I am well aware of that, but the point is not to stop showing exhibitions in museums but to stop producing …

Exhibition Design in Museums: collaborating with the public to create more meaningful experiences

As we shall see in our four case studies and the introductory article below, featuring insight from Suzanne MacLeod, Professor of Museum Studies at …

Museums

Spürst du was?

Eine US-amerikanische Comedian geht ins MoMA, stellt sich vor ein Kunstwerk und schaut. Das Ergebnis ist ein Podcast für alle, die sich zu dumm für …

Kunst

The Trends Of Gen Z: How This Company Is Using Digital Storytelling To Reach The Next Generation

On a trip to Rome with his niece and nephew, Paul Burke had a firsthand encounter with the shortcomings of today’s cultural experiences, and their effects on Gen Z consumers. Burke was on a guided tour of the Colosseum, and he realized that his niece and nephew were learning more from Google …

IBM Watson’s New Job as Art Museum Guide Could Hint at Lots of Future Roles With Brands

Almost three-quarters (72 percent) of Brazilians have never been inside a museum, according to a 2010 study from the Brazilian Institute of Economic …

Advertising Industry

„Unsere Kreativität wird grenzenlos sein" – Ein Interview mit dem Kurator des ersten virtuellen Museums

Alfredo Salazar-Caro und das Digital Museum of Digital Art setzen sich für künstlerisch wertvolle Virtual Reality ein.<p>2011 schlich sich Alfredo Salazar-Caro mit einem Mini-Projektor ins Museo Soumaya in Mexico City und projizierte ein GIF neben einem Werk von Joseph Beuys an die Wand. Für das …

Can’t get to the museum? The museum may be coming to you

DENVER — The museum-quality descriptions talk of influences from pre-Raphaelite fashion to Fritz Lang’s 1927 film Metropolis and from Fascist …

Museums

Museum Expansions That Think Inside the Footprint

Seeking new audiences looking for novel ways to interact with art, museums big and small across the United States and Europe are remaking their existing footprints, creating new spaces for rapidly unfolding innovation in the art world.<p>The Philadelphia Museum of Art, for example — whose …

A Crowd-Sourced Website Helps Preserve Indigenous Cultures

A new online publishing platform is working to preserve and share knowledge of the cultures and languages of indigenous communities. Cultural Codex, …

Introducing Open Access at The Met

As of today, all images of public-domain works in The Met collection are available under Creative Commons Zero (CC0). So whether you're an artist or …

What Are Museums Doing to Engage Millennials?

What makes a group of people instantly feel like a place is “for them” when they walk through the door? What if this group of people is …

City Museums Look to the Future

A new exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York places civic engagement at the forefront.<p>In their most traditional form, museums encapsulate the past, and the Museum of the City of New York’s first permanent installation, open this month, fulfills that expectation. Visitors to <i>New York at its</i> …

Anne Dunleavy, <br>Sr. Managing Editor, Digital, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

<b>The possibilities of what art can be meets 5,000+ years of history at The Met. With popular sites and blogs, The Met has managed to stand apart in a</b> …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

At SFMOMA, Tech and Culture Meet

When it comes to museums’ digital offerings, content is best left to curators.<p>By<p>Lee Rosenbaum<p><i>San Francisco</i><p>For both better and worse, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s technological transformation has rewritten museums’ rules of engagement, making art more visitor-friendly. But the …

Museums

Organizational design for musedata

Organizational design is an important step for cultural institutions in becoming data driven and a key requirement to service any musedata themed …

Big Data

Your imagination is the only limit

<b>Open museum images as building blocks in your hands</b><p>Do you know the Danish painter Vilhelm Hammershøi, whose tranquil paintings of light streaming …

Museums

How User-Friendly Are Museum Image Rights?

If you’ve ever considered downloading a digital image of an artwork from a museum’s website, you probably know rather well that the world of …

How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Open Data: A Case Study in the Harvard Art Museums’ API

<b>How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Open Data:<br>A Case Study in the Harvard Art Museums’ API</b><p><i>Co-authored by Andrea Ledesma &</i> <i>Leah Burgin</i><p>As it has …

Museums

Why MOOCs matter: The consequence of massive open online courses for museums, universities, and their publics

Ross Parry, University of Leicester, UK, Alex Moseley, University of Leicester, UK, Nichola Gretton, University of Leicester, UK, Rachel Tunstall, …

Museums

A Very Happy & Open Birthday for the Pen

Today marks the first birthday of our beloved Pen. It’s been an amazing year, filled will many iterations, updates, and above all, visits! Today is a …

How A 145-Year-Old Art Museum Stays Relevant In The Smartphone Age

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s redesigned website embraces a future in which we’re all staring into our phones, even at the museum.<p>Walking around New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, you can’t help but notice a pattern. Though the world’s largest art museum welcomes diverse crowds of people …

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