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Visit a Museum in Virtual Reality with Neil Gaiman Tucked In Your Ear
Visit a Museum in Virtual Reality with Neil Gaiman Tucked In Your Ear
WoofbertVR is a newly released virtual reality app for Samsung Gear VR that will take you to The Courtauld Gallery in London. You can explore the gallery and admire works by Gauguin and Monet without leaving home. Author and illustrator Neil Gaiman nar...
Berlin's Museum Tours in Arabic Forge a Bridge to Refugees
Berlin's Museum Tours in Arabic Forge a Bridge to Refugees
[Recently] Mr. [Kamal] Alramadhani [a native of Mosul] and about 30 others — some of them teenagers who had walked much of the way from Syria — were visiting the [Pergamon] museum for the first time, on a free Arabic-language tour. It is pa...
New hires look to better tell story of African-American life at Monticello
New hires look to better tell story of African-American life at Monticello
For years, Monticello has researched and cultivated historical information on slavery and African-American life at Thomas Jefferson's plantation. But now, with the help of two recent hires who have their own personal connections with the history of Mon...
New Report Reveals Each Generation Less Likely to Visit Historic Sites Than the Last
New Report Reveals Each Generation Less Likely to Visit Historic Sites Than the Last
The American Academy of Arts & Sciences' Humanities Indicators project [has] released a new report on historic site visitation from 1989 to 2012. The report finds that "The data reveal generational differences with respect to Americans' tendency to vis...