museums

event: Crowdsourcing Session: Philosophical Leadership Needed for the Future: Digital Humanities Scholars in Museums

18/11/2011 14:00
18/11/2011 15:30

This crowdsourced panel session will present 1-5 minute video responses from an open call to the community of professionals in archives, libraries, museums and universities as they reflect on the barriers and benefits of implementing digital humanities methodologies in museums.

Participate in the Panel:

**Sign up for a YouTube Account via the web or your mobile device.
**Before shooting your video prepare a written script and record wih your webcam or mobile device as close to a final cut as possible. [read more...]

Location

Atlanta
United States

event: Workshop: Imaging Inscriptions in Manchester‏

21/09/2011 10:00
21/09/2011 16:00

Reflectance Transformation Imaging of Inscriptions: a workshop at the
Manchester Museum; Wednesday 21st September, 10am - 4pm.

Dr George Bevan and Prof Daryn Lehoux (Queen's University, Canada) will
lead a workshop demonstrating the use of 'reflectance transformation
imaging' in the study of inscribed objects (on metal and stone). The
aim of the day is both to provide a general introduction to the
technique and its potential, and to provide opportunities for hands-on
practice (using material from the collections of the Manchester Museum). [read more...]

Location

Manchester Museum
Oxford Road
Manchester M13 9PL
United Kingdom

event: Non-contact 3D laser scanning as a tool to aid identification and interpretation of archaeological artefacts

16/07/2010 16:30

Digital Classicist and Institute of Classical Studies Seminar 2010

Non-contact 3D laser scanning as a tool to aid identification and interpretation of archaeological artefacts: the case of a Middle Bronze Age Hittite Dice

Annemarie La Pensée (National Conservation Centre) and Françoise Rutland (World Museum Liverpool)

http://www.digitalclassicist.org/wip/wip2010-06al.html [read more...]

Location

Senate House room STB9, Malet Street
London WC1E 7HU
United Kingdom

event: 3D Colour Imaging For Cultural Heritage Artefacts

02/07/2010 16:30

Digital Classicist and Institute of Classical Studies Seminar 2010

3D Colour Imaging For Cultural Heritage Artefacts

Mona Hess (University College London)

http://www.digitalclassicist.org/wip/wip2010-05mh.html

This paper will discuss the application of 3D recording and colour imaging of museum objects and the opportunities it opens up to broaden scientific knowledge about these artefacts. [read more...]

Location

Senate House room STB9, Malet Street
London WC1E 7HU
United Kingdom

blog: My comments on the Documentation and Conservation of Media Arts summit

DOCAM 2010: Fifth international Summit on the documentation and conservation of the media arts heritage, March 3 - 5, 2010, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM)

This is a summary of the event with brief comments on each presentation and useful links to further resources. The abstracts for each presentation are available from the online programme at http://www.docam.ca/docam2010/en/

Videos of each presentation will be online from around the start of April 2010 and are highly recommended viewing. [read more...]

cfp: Museums and the Web 2010: Demonstration Proposals due Dec 31, 2009

Closing Date: 
31/12/2009


At MW2010 museum staff members will show sites created in a non-profit environment and explain the workings behind them to their colleagues. Informal demonstration sessions are a chance to see many sites close-up and talk one-on-one with colleagues about their designs and the decisions that went into them.

The Demonstration Hall is set up in the Exhibit Hall. Delegates move from booth to booth for individual discussions with Demonstrators.

Call for Participation [read more...]

image: Museums and the web 2009: Demonstrations

Museums and the web 2009: Demonstrations
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event: Museums and the Web 2010

13/04/2010 09:30


Museums and the Web is an annual conference exploring the social, cultural, design, technological, economic, and organizational issues of culture, science and heritage on-line. Taking an international perspective, MW reviews and analyzes the issues and impacts of networked cultural, natural and scientific heritage.

Our community has been meeting since 1997, imagining, tracking, analyzing, and influencing the role museums play on the Web. [read more...]

Location

Grand Hyatt Regency 1750 Welton Street
Denver, Colorado 80202
United States

event: Digital Futures: From Digitization to Delivery: London, UK

19/04/2010

Book early as places are limited and early bird discounts are available!

http://www.digitalconsultancy.net/digifutures/

Led by international experts, Digital Futures focuses on the creation, delivery and preservation of digital resources from cultural and memory institutions. Lasting 5 days, Digital Futures is aimed at managers and other practitioners from the library, museum, heritage, media and cultural sectors looking to understand the strategic and management issues involved in developing digital resources from digitisation to delivery. [read more...]

Location

King's College London
London
United Kingdom
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