Archive for July, 2010

1stfans Twitter Art Feed Artist for August 2010: Danny Tuss

This month on the Twitter Art Feed, we’re presenting the work of Brooklyn Museum staff member, Danny Tuss. Danny is assistant to the Chief Curator…

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An Artist and his Model

So, now that you know Rossetti’s Silence is on view for a limited time in the Museum’s Beaux-Arts Court, let’s enhance your visit by getting…

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Silence on View

Beginning today, Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s Silence, one of the Brooklyn Museum’s finest European works on paper, will be on view for the first time in…

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Brooklyn Museum Mobile Web on iPhone and Droid

Today we are releasing apps for both iPhone and Droid that, simply, wrap our mobile website.  If we have a mobile website, you may be…

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The Egyptian Papyrus “Book”

Once a papyrus sheet was formed it was joined together with other sheets to form long rolls. The papyrus roll format dates back to ~3,000…

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Making Papyrus in the Conservation Lab

Before we began treatment on the Book of the Dead of the Goldworker of Amun, Sobekmose papyrus scroll, the staff of the paper conservation lab…

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Brooklyn’s Finest: Keith Duquette

This month’s edition of Brooklyn’s Finest features Keith Duquette, a longtime staff member (23 years!) whose role as Library Preservation Associate ensures the physical well-being…

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Object of the Month: July 2010: A Little Taste Outside of Love

It’s big and sparkly like the proverbial girl’s best friend, but that’s not the only reason I like Mickalene Thomas’s, A Little Taste Outside of…

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Shout(Out) Brooklyn! A Visitor-Curated Target First Saturday

Last month, our Adult Programs team came to me asking how we could help create a visitor-curated Target First Saturday.  It was one of those…

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