Tag Archives: museums 2.0

Intermittent presents of endurance and hope on Flickr

One of the things I love about my Flickr photostream are the intermittent gifts from my contacts. Fotoedge’s images regularly provide me with a beautifully textured and preserved Americana of the Mid-West. Whenever he uploads a new photo I am … Continue reading

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Scrap: Making Propaganda Movies at the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology

I was just talking with a colleague about the NMC’s Online Conference on Web Video, via Alan, and it reminded me of a quite cool project designed by Jim Spadacinni over at Ideum. The Maxwell Museum of Anthropology has a … Continue reading

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Colonizing Social Sites: It’s Fun & It’s FREE!

Jim Spadacinni at Ideum recently posted on the potential of institutions -in this case museums- to colonize web 2.0 spaces (article link). He brings up a lot of excellent examples in his post. See his discussion of the Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Colonizing MySpace

During the New Web seminar at the University of Victoria, Jim Spadacinni talked a bit about the potential for museums to colonize popular social sites for both exposure and networking. Logic being, regardless of how much one may hate how … Continue reading

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The Powerhouse Museum: the Name Says it All

The New Web seminar at UVIC hosted another fascinating discussion today about integrating web 2.0 tools into the museum landscape with Seb Chan from the Powerhouse Museum (see this post for the highlights of our discussion with Kevin von Appen … Continue reading

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The Ontario Science Center’s “RedShift Now”

I have so much to blog about these days that I am a bit overwhelmed. After my mini-vacation in Portland, Oregon I headed up to the land of Northern Voices to attend a seminar dealing with “The New Web: Interactive … Continue reading

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