3D Tour of the Giza Pyramid Complex →
This a a fully navigable tour of the Great Pyramid and the whole Giza complex. What’s also cool is how - if you have a pair of 3D glasses handy - you can switch to 3D mode. This would make a pretty amazing immerse experience in a museum. I haven’t had chance to have a full play with it yet. Does anyone know of museums using this kind of things for other sites?
On Curating "Curating Critique" - Free online... →
The reader presents a cross-section of the voices that populate the ongoing debate about, on the one hand, how and in what terms curating functions as a critical cultural practice, and on the other, what methodologies and histories exist with which we can critically analyse curatorial work today. This collection of essays was first published in 2007 by Revolver, in Frankfurt am Main and ICE,...
Is there a specific scheme set up? And do the students have a different curriculum than other university-only degrees? And, do students respond to a call or are they often employees (The question is perhaps more: do you think museums would just let people approach them with the suggestion, it seems like it might be a lot of work for them?) You just appointed yourself Resident Expert by replying...
Should more PhDs study at Museums? Video from the New York Times which looks at students studying for their PhDs at the Natural History Museum, rather than typical universities. I’ve never heard of this happening in the UK or in Austria (feel free to correct me!), but this sounds like a fantastic way for museums to expand their collections research and make the most of the collections that...
Museum World Book Collection: Chapters →
I know, I know. I am still not posting as much as I would like to, but I’m still rushed off my feet! Sorry! But, readers and subscribers, I saw this and thought of you: We’re currently updating this list with all the chapters and authors that appear in the Museum World Book Collection. There are lots so it may take a little time! You can also gain exclusive free access to one...