Digital Curation with Museum Collections

More and more museums worldwide are making the objects in their collections available to the public online. In this class session, we will experiment with a variety of digital tools that allow you to create and share your own digital exhibitions. These tools are often advertised to educators, but we will ask: what are their wider applications? How might they be employed to produce innovative creative projects?

Check out these digital collection tools at The Rijksmuseum, The Smithsonian Learning Lab, and Google Arts & Culture:

If you’d like to build your own curated interface with images in the public domain, you might want to look into the following articles, which list a wide array of resources:

And last but not least, here are a few links for free, easy-to-use website builders: