Archive for April, 2009

More on mummies…

In addition to continuing to x-ray the animal mummies,  the Conservation Lab has started preparing to send several human mummies to North Shore University Hospital….

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1stfans Twitter Art Feed Artist for May 2009: Tracey Moffatt

Did you know that we have 1stfans residing in 17 countries around the world?  Outside of the United States, we have the most 1stfan representation…

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Re-making the mess

Have you ever had one of those days where everything falls into place? When Eugenie Tsai blogged about Valerie Hegarty’s Fallen Bierstadt back in October,…

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Not just another Saturday night…

It was about 4:30pm on Saturday when Shelley called me. Interestingly enough, I was here at the Museum giving a talk to our Student Guides…

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An Important Letter to our Friends

Brooklyn Museum Director Arnold Lehman has announced a series of measures the Museum is undertaking to address the current—and what may likely be ongoing—economic crisis….

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Brooklyn Museum API: the iPhone app

If anyone needed convincing that an API might be a good idea, this news might just do it for you.  A few weeks ago, we…

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Google, Meet the Brooklyn Museum Posse

Chances are, if you’ve heard of the Internet, you’ve also heard of Google and chances are pretty good that you’ve set up an e-mail account…

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What’s Happening Today?—The Museum Calendar Gets Upgraded

If you’ve checked out the Museum’s calendar in the last twelve hours or so, you may have noticed how different (or, really, how not different)…

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Bringing Sun K. Kwak’s Enfolding 280 Hours to Brooklyn

People have been asking how I learned of Sun K. Kwak. I first noticed Sun’s work well over a year ago through the gallery that…

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The results are in!

I have been interested to see the results of our online quiz. I think the main problem with it was the software we had to…

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Wikipedia Loves Art: Lessons Learned Part 4: The Stats

My role in Wikipedia Loves Art was solely as a processor of data. I was not involved with the creation or any of the planning…

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Wikipedia Loves Art: Lessons Learned Part 3: Almost done

Erin is going to blog tomorrow about her own take on the process and some additional statistics, but here are just a few of the…

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Wikipedia Loves Art: Lessons Learned Part 2: Competition

This next part of the story will take you through the actual competition which was held during February 2009. I admit…index cards…say it with me…

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