Archive for August, 2009

1stfans Twitter Art Feed Artist for September 2009: Duke Riley

Duke Riley has been on our minds a lot over the past month. I’ve received a crash course in his work and the man himself…

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BklynMuse: Going Mobile with a Gallery Guide Powered by People

Ever wish you could remix the gallery experience?  When I walk into a museum I enjoy the structure—the information given, which objects have been placed…

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Why 1stfans is not a “young” Membership

One of the questions we often get about 1stfans is whether it is our “young members” group. Most NYC Museums have “young patrons” groups targeted…

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Membership is your friend…with benefits!

Over the last year Will and I have been taking a closer look at the benefits we offer our Members so that each one is…

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Kiosks in Museums: Win, Lose or Draw?

A couple of weeks ago, I discussed the issue of technology in museums and asked if tech engages or distracts.  The post mainly served to…

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The Heat is On

Here at the Brooklyn Museum, we’re never one to shy away from inter-museum competition of all sorts. I’ve blogged before about how art museums and…

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Does tech engage or distract?

Did everyone catch Michael Kimmelman’s article in the New York Times yesterday?  CultureGrrl adding her own take to museum sprinting was pretty amusing reading, too…

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