Archive for March, 2009

Wikipedia Loves Art: Lessons Learned Part 1: Pre-Competition

One of the things we hope to do with the technology posts on the blog is to take a look at our projects and carefully…

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Wrapping Up YouTube Quick Capture for Community Voices

This is a follow-up report to my earlier post about utilizing YouTube Quick Capture to create a community voices component for The Black List Project. …

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“Feminism Now: New Feminist Art Scholarship” Symposium Tomorrow!

Tomoko Sawada (Japanese, b. 1977). Untitled, from the OMIAI series, 2001. Chromogenic photographs. On Loan from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections in honor of the…

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1stfans Twitter Art Feed Artist for April 2009: Jonathan Lethem

When we announced Mary Temple for the 1stfans Twitter Art Feed in February, one of the things that Shelley mentioned was our collaboration with the…

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Man with a Sword

Having the opportunity to write labels for objects in the collection is one of my favorite things about being an intern at the Brooklyn Museum….

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The Fertile Goddess: Consultants and Colleagues

Co-curator Maura Reilly, consultant Ellen Belcher, and the Halaf figurine. During the planning stages of special exhibitions or permanent installations, it is a common practice…

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And now it’s back to research and writing

The season is over. We finished digging on Tuesday and spent the rest of this week cleaning up, checking notes and taking final photographs. Our…

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The Caillebotte Merchandise Challenge

As the head of merchandising at the Brooklyn Museum, it is my responsibility, along with my staff, to keep the Museum shop stocked with a…

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Brooklyn Museum Collection API

We are at the sixth month marker of our Collection going online and you may have noticed that we keep adding to the features as…

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This week in conservation at Mut

   During this past week I continued to treat small finds excavated from the west side of the Taharqa gate, and to watch the progress…

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