Web 2.0 and museums

brooklyn museumThe Brooklyn museum is using the web, including myspace, and Flickr to connect visitors and share beyond the walls of the museum in NY. I went last fall to the Annie Leibovitz exhibit which had just opened, and I thought was fantastic. They have a Flickr pool for the museum as well as for the brooklyn bridge and I contributed a few to both. They have a paper detailing the efforts and I think represent a really innovative way to bring art and history more intimately to modern daily lives.

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