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Web Design Museum
Web Design Museum exhibits over 900 unique designs from the years 1995 to 2005. Discover forgotten trends in web design.
history  design  webdesign  gallery  inspiration  museum  internet  worldwideweb 
september 2018 by garrettc
Below the Surface - Archeologische vondsten Noord/Zuidlijn Amsterdam
"Amsterdam drained a canal and put everything they found online, piece by piece, chronologically."
amsterdam  collection  history  museum  userinterface  inspiration  science 
july 2018 by garrettc
Crime Scene Live | Natural History Museum
Become a crime scene investigator and work with our Museum forensic experts to solve a murder mystery.
museum  fun  adventure 
march 2018 by garrettc
World's Largest Collection of the World's Smallest Versions of the World's Largest Things
World's Largest Collection of World's Smallest Versions of World's Largest Things
museum  collection  interesting 
october 2017 by garrettc
The Ultimate List of Wonderfully Specific Museums
Delightfully singular collections, from umbrella covers to pencil sharpeners.
museum  society  travel  tovisit 
may 2017 by garrettc
Rijksmuseum – The Museum of the Netherlands - in Amsterdam
Rijksmuseum, museum of the Netherlands, in Amsterdam. Dutch art and history from the Middle Ages to the present day.
art  inspiration  museum  designthinking  webdesign 
april 2017 by garrettc
New Work: MoMA Exhibition Spelunker
"On September 7, 2016, The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York cracked open a new repository on the code repository service, Github. In addition to the release of their popular collection dataset, the museum also made the unprecedented decision to share the exhibition history of the museum (from 1929 to 1989), which also included a ton of archival material like press releases, installation photographs, and catalogues. You can see the official version on

MoMA asked Good, Form & Spectacle to make a spelunker to showcase this data, and we were thrilled to oblige."
data  history  art  visualisation  museum 
january 2017 by garrettc
How it works
Museum In A Box explanatory video.
video  museum  history  technology  designthinking 
november 2016 by garrettc
Two Way Street
A fantastic example of what you can do with good metadata around objects. Explore the British Museum collection by acquisition date, acquisition source, type, material, techniques, and more.
collection  museum  data  metadata  britishmuseum  science  history  exploration 
april 2015 by garrettc
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has released a vast archive of 400,000 (mostly) hi-resolution digital images online that you can download and use for non-commercial purposes.
art  collection  gallery  images  museum  photography  design  history 
november 2014 by garrettc
SI Web and New Media Strategy - Ignite Smithsonian
Collection of videos from the Ignite Smithsonian conference.
museum  socialmedia  socialspace  video  conference 
april 2011 by garrettc
Musing Around the Web
Interesting mefi thread about museums, curation and the web.
museum  history  curation  technology 
april 2010 by garrettc
Wikipedian in Residence
What a cool idea. The British Museum is piloting having a 'Wikipedian in residence'.
wikipedia  museum  london 
march 2010 by garrettc
The Participatory Museum
A practical guide to working with community members and visitors to make cultural institutions more dynamic, relevant, essential places. Applicable for social media and online communities too.
museum  book  community  socialmedia  culture  society  participation  toread 
march 2010 by garrettc
Images of the Somme
Metafilter thread discussing newly published images of the Somme (linking to the thread as they've done a good job of picking the highlights)
history  photography  archive  museum  wwi  war  discussion 
november 2009 by garrettc
Brooklyn Museum iPhone App ver 1.3 released + API Lessons Learned + Going Open Source
Wonderful story from the team at the Brooklyn Museum on what they've learnt about iPhone development so far, limitations of the API, developing for a single platform and taking it Open Source.
iphone  appstore  api  museum  opensource  development  howto  brooklynmuseum 
august 2009 by garrettc
How to Develop a (Small-Scale) Social Media Plan
Written from the perspective of museums, but useful advice for everyone. Define your goals and resources, make a plan
museum  socialmedia  socialsoftware  advice  webdevelopment 
june 2009 by garrettc
Curtis Steiner | 1,000 Blocks
1,000 identically patterned walnut blocks used to generate over a hundred different patterns and images. On display in Seattle.
design  inspiration  art  museum  wood  patterns 
december 2008 by garrettc
Doodles, Drafts & Designs: Industrial Drawings from the Smithsonian
Fascinating collection of industrial design documentation by engineers, inventors, and designers.
art  design  diagram  documentation  drawing  gallery  history  illustration  inspiration  resource  technology  museum  smithsonian 
february 2008 by garrettc

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