Digitized Collection

Museums move collections into the digital space for public access

Implications - Traditional cultural institutions are beginning to digitize their collections and the systems that order them in order to enable access for those unable to visit in person. Such a shift demonstrates the role of virtual museums as key tools for public access to knowledge. This progression ultimately speaks to the interest in democratizing access to education and the prevalence of digital tools in doing so.
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VR Gallery Tours - The Courtauld Gallery Now Allows Patrons to View Its Exhibits from Home
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Warm 912 Clicks Pub: Feb 1, 16
VR Gallery Tours
The Courtauld Gallery Now Allows Patrons to View Its Exhibits from Home
The Courtauld Gallery in London has teamed up with Samsung Gear VR to create a new app that allows patrons to view the works of Monet and Gauguin from the comfort of their own home. The new... [More]
Digital Museum Experiences - The Anne Frank House Website Boasts a 3D Virtual Tour
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Mild 743 Clicks Pub: May 27, 15
Digital Museum Experiences
The Anne Frank House Website Boasts a 3D Virtual Tour
The Anne Frank House in Amsterdam is one of the most visited museum in the world, and now it has a digital component as well. The Secret Annex website offers a 3D virtual tour of the Anne Frank... [More]
Digitized Museum Collections - The British Museum is Now Offering Virtual Gallery Tours
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Mild 739 Clicks Pub: Dec 29, 15
Digitized Museum Collections
The British Museum is Now Offering Virtual Gallery Tours
The British Museum recently teamed up with Google’s Cultural Institute to provide virtual gallery tours to those who cannot visit the museum in person. Since its founding, the British Museum has... [More]
Virtual Museum Visits - The Guggenheim Museum's Artwork Can Now Be Viewed Through Google Street View
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Mild 254 Clicks Pub: Jan 26, 16
Virtual Museum Visits
The Guggenheim Museum's Artwork Can Now Be Viewed Through Google Street View
If you’ve always wanted to check out the famed artworks at the iconic Guggenheim Museum but haven’t been able to make your way to New York, you can now enjoy the exhibits from afar via a... [More]
Digital Museum Archives - The Springfield Art Museum has Launched Its Collection Online
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Untested 859 Clicks Pub: Feb 20, 15
Digital Museum Archives
The Springfield Art Museum has Launched Its Collection Online
The Springfield Art Museum in Springfield, Missouri, recently launched a long-planned project to put its collection online for public viewing. The catalog, which currently hosts 180 objects from the... [More]
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