First, thank you for signing up to be part of this experiment in digitized museums. We at the Freer and Sackler Galleries are so excited about this opportunity to work with our new community of more than 300 testers in an open space of collaboration.
In early January, DigitalGov University asked me to lead a webinar about opening museum collections to the public as we (Freer and Sackler Galleries) had just opened our entire collection of 40,000 objects to non-commercial use. Continue reading “Digital Democratization of Art Webinar”
What is my favorite object in the Freer? That often depends on my mood. I have favorites within categories: favorite painting, favorite sculpture, favorite monster or god … I could go on. Continue reading “Friday Fave: Tigers!”
We’ve reached an important milestone at the Freer|Sackler, an effort we’re calling Digital Zero. As of this writing, we’ve become the first Smithsonian museums to digitize their collections. Continue reading “Open F|S: Digital Zero”