Factum FoundationFactum Foundation is a registered Foundation, established in 2009 and based in Spain, dedicated to the development and use of non-contact high-resolution digital recording as part of a coherent approach to the preservation, understa… [...]
Topic: Art, science, and natural and cultural heritage content online
Date, Place: 9-12 December, Hong Kong (China)
Museums and the Web is the largest international conference devoted to art, science, and natural and cultural heritage content online. Since 1997 it has been designed by and for museum professionals to feature the best digital work from around the world and highlight the use of new technologies in the museum context.
MWAsia offers a range of professional learning opportunities, from plenary sessions to lightning talks, from formal papers to informal networking, from museum project demonstrations to commercial exhibits.
Monday, December 9, 2013 to Thursday, December 12, 2013
An article by Colin Marshall appeared on the Open Culture website, about the trend of the biggest players among the Museums worldwide to make their digitized collections freely accessible and downloadable online. This is certainly an opportunity but it also opens a debate about copyrights and reproductions. But “many rights-holders, including certain museums, have effectively decided that if you can’t beat the mechanical reproducers, join ‘em.” Continue reading → [...]
Goal: To promote Europeana and supporting projects, Linked Heritage, LIDO, as several Russian institutions were interested in participating in the project as well as harvesting their resources to Europeana through Linked Heritage services Participants:… [...]
Topic: A survey of award-winning museum, heritage and conservation projects
Date, Place: 19-21 September, Dubrovnik (Croatia)
The Best in Heritage is an international, annual survey of award-winning museum, heritage and conservation projects. More than Twenty projects from the world, proclaimed the best in the previous year on national or international level, are invited to the conference to present their success stories. In brief, it displays and celebrates excellence from the field of museums and heritage.
Thursday, September 19, 2013 to Saturday, September 21, 2013
MUTEC will focus on technology for museums and collections. MUTEC 2012 International Trade Fair for Museum and Exhibiton Technology. Conference website [...]