Sunday, November 22, 2009

Tim Burton retrospective at MoMA

MoMA (The Museum of Modern Art in New York City) is having an incredible show of Tim Burton's drawings, art, and sculpture. You can really see where his film visions came from for The Nightmare Before Christmas, and many of his other films.

The official video has Tim talking about the show, his art, and his films, including Alice in Wonderland.

Tim Burton retrospective at MoMA | Abduzeedo

Friday, October 30, 2009

Mutter Museum Gift Shop

SkeletonImage by perpetualplum via Flickr

The Mutter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia has a unique collection of 19th century medical and anatomical specimens. Their Gift Shop helps them to fund their exhibits and programs. The shop is full of wonderful and fascinating items, from posters, to eyeball bandages!

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Sunday, September 13, 2009

Texas Musicians Museum - Home

The Texas Musicians Museum is located in Hillsboro, and has exhibits of music memorabilia, instruments, and the actual music. They also have a nice museum store. If you are located in the area, they are looking for volunteers as well.

Texas Musicians Museum - Home

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

An Irish Jewish Museum in Dublin

SVG map of Ireland.Image via Wikipedia

This museum, built in an older synagogue, sits in an area that was once a Jewish center in Ireland. The museum houses information about the daily life and rituals, and allows James Joyce fans of Ulysses (whose character Leopold Bloom was Jewish) to see what life was like in Ireland in the early 1900's.

Everything about Jewish Community in Ireland
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Saturday, January 24, 2009

Fort Morgan has a Cell Phone Tour

Short article on how a museum has stepped up to the cell phone technology!

Museum offers cell phone audio tour, CO

Sunday, January 18, 2009

Museums and the Web 2009 Conference

Museums and the Web is an annual conference. The speakers are often web developers and designers working with museums and heritage programs. Here, you can see the prekiminary program and learn more about the conference.

Archives & Museum Informatics: Museums and the Web 2009 (MW2009)

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Museum Blogs

Oltre - FurtherImage by Funky64 ( via FlickrThere is a new place to search for museum blogs now! Alltop is a blog directory and has recently added the category of Museums. Here you can read and explore both museum blogs and news about museums.