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Museums & the Movies: Don’t Eat the Pictures!

March 8, 2013

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It’s only been a couple of weeks since the last ‘Museums & the Movies’ feature, but towards the end of the month we’ll be heading on a two week holiday to Washington, D.C. – a museum lover’s dream – with some special posts lined up for that, so I thought I’d pull the next edition of forward a bit. And boy do I have a special little treat in store for you! Don’t Eat the Pictures: Sesame Street at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (1983) […]

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Examples of how museums are using Pinterest

February 7, 2012

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Following on from my introduction post about museums and Pinterest, I’ve browsed through all the boards of all the 30+ museums I’d found so far, and here are some specific examples of how museums are using Pinterest. To showcase their collections Pinterest is all about organising images into themes. And what does that remind you of in terms of museums? Exactly, an exhibition. So one obvious use for museums on Pinterest is to create boards highlighting their collections or specific themes within them, such as […]

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The MET

May 14, 2010

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The MET

You can’t go to New York without visiting the Metropolitan Museum of Art (a.k.a. ‘The Met’). Particularly impressive was the Egyptian section with a complete temple transported over from Egypt and reassembled in the museum.   Related posts you might like:

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