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Freer and Sackler Galleries Digitize Collection: Available to All

Great News from the Smithsonian’s Collection of Asian Art at the Freer and Sackler Galleries: More Than 40,000 Masterpieces of Asian and American Art Available for Free Public Use.

Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum makes its digital collection of 125,000 masterpieces free to all

Hendrick Avercamp (Dutch, 1585-1634). Winterlandschap met schaatsers, 1608. Oil on panel. 77.3 × 131.9 cm.

AMSTERDAM.- As a prelude to its reopening 13 April 2013, one of the world’s leading museums, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, will launch Rijks Studio, a ground-breaking new online presentation of 125,000 works in its collection which will go live today.


ARTstor Adds New Features for Fall

ARTstor sports three new features, all of which require you to have instructor privileges. Faculty members can let me know if they need to upgrade their ARTstor user account with instructor privileges.

The new features are (relevant links to ARTstor’s help pages are below):

Create and save details of high resolution ARTstor images as separate images […]

World Digital Library Launched

Launch of the World Digital Library

Yesterday was the launch of the World Digital Library–a joint project between the Library of Congress and UNESCO which creates an “easily-accessible collection of the world’s cultural riches that would tell the stories and highlight the achievements of all countries and cultures.” The library currently holds material in Arabic, […]