All posts tagged exhibitions

The End of the Season

Thursday, February 28 was our last day of work. It has been a very satisfactory season. We accomplished most of what we set out to…

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Different Takes

For the past several months, we’ve been working with filmmaker Matt Wolf on an upcoming video project. The video is in the final stages of…

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The Mut Expedition 2008 – we’re off!

The Brooklyn team leaves at the end of the month for another 2½-month season of work at the temple precinct of the goddess Mut in…

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Facebook Pages

We just spent some time setting up Facebook pages for both the Brooklyn Museum and the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art. Pages are…

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Winners!

As the Brooklyn Museum means so much, and in so many different ways, to our audiences, these videos are an extraordinary reflection of both this…

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Good Luck!

On the eve of the announcement of our judges’ decision, Brooklyn Museum staff wanted to share some of our own thoughts (ranging from the “I-have-to-smile…

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Demetrios gets CT scanned

Photo by Adam Husted Sorry for the delay in this post, but it was a long process organizing the CT scans. When we unpacked Demetrios,…

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Up Close and Personal – Statues and Their Meaning

The first time I came across the statues that sit along the top of the building was when I digitized images of the Museum’s exterior…

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“Infinite” Questions Answered…Tomorrow!

Infinite Island opened nearly three weeks ago at the Brooklyn Museum, and thousands of people have already visited the exhibition. We’ve been getting great feedback…

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Let’s Hear It: Part II

Just what are “interpretive materials”? I’m often asked this question and usually have a hard time reducing my answer to one or even five things,…

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Purchasing a Major Work of Art for the Collection – part III

Last time I wrote about how we happened to have the money and the initiative to look for a major new acquisition for the Asian…

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Kiosk Hardware

Kiosk with custom casing installed in Luce Visible Storage. Over the past several months, colleagues have been asking what kind of hardware is in use…

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Brooklyn Museum on the iPhone

Here’s what the Brooklyn Museum looks like on Apple’s new iPhone. Google, if you are reading this, our renovation was completed in early 2004, so…

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More Recording (this time with a little make-up)

Linda Nochlin and Maura Reilly, co-curators of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art’s inaugural exhibition, recorded the introduction to the Global Feminisms audio…

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Quiet Please: Recording in Progress

We started off this week with a full round of recordings for The Dinner Party audio tour. This tour, free to our visitors and delivered…

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