Tag: virtual exhibition

KEYS TO ROME international exhibition

On the 23 September 2014, after 2000 years from Augustus death, 13 countries met in Rome, Amsterdam, Alexandria and Sarajevo, for the opening of an extraordinary exhibition, Keys to Rome: an original interactive journey to discover the city of Augustus and the Roman Empire, seen and experienced from its four corners, four fascinating venues, four cities on Roman culture. Continue reading


Acclaimed Indian born artist Balraj Khanna’s first online curated solo show

Beginning June 6 and continuing on through June 16, 2013, a stunning exhibition featuring works from celebrated artist and author Balraj Khanna will be online. The exhibition is titled “A Journey of His Own”. Since Balraj Khanna was once described by Bryan Robertson as “one of the most distinguished painters living in England,” the high level of interest in his online pop-up art exhibition is not surprising. Continue reading


Museo del Prado’s digital world

In 2009, the Prado Museum selected 14 of its most important paintings to be displayed in Google Earth and Google Maps at extremely high resolution, with the largest displayed at 14,000 megapixels. Beside this, an online virtual gallery available in the website is a valuable resource for visitors: over 1.000 works are easily accessible with full description in English and more than 5.000 works are available in Spanish version. Continue reading


Handbook on virtual exhibitions and virtual performances

This handbook is targeted to cultural heritage professionals (curators, archaeologists, art historians, archivists, librarians, designers and web designers, information scientists, communication managers, etc.) working in the valorisation and dissemination of knowledge also through exhibitions and performances made available online. Continue reading


Leaving Europe: A new life in America

Jointly curated by the two digital libraries, the exhibition uses photographs, manuscripts, broadsheets, paintings, letters, audio, government documents and other unique materials to chart people’s journeys across the European continent and their settlement in the United States. The DPLA and Europeana—guided by a common mission to make the riches of libraries, museums, and archives openly available to everyone in the world—collaborated regularly with curators, content partners, project staff, and others to design and build the exhibition cooperatively. Continue reading


Virtual Exhibitions by Museum With No Frontiers

With its program of virtual exhibitions opened in 2005, and a series of 18 exhibitions of Islamic Art in the Mediterranean, Museum With No Frontiers for the first time realized real exhibitions, designed specifically for the web and realized in virtual form as a product in its own right, with the aim of encouraging the visit through the original approach to the theme and the variety of exposed materials. Continue reading


Re-discovering Vrouw Maria: virtual reality simulation

The Vrouw Maria was a 18th century Dutch vessel, headed for Saint-Petersburg, that sank in Finnish waters. The shipwreck had been studied in many national and international projects: now, an interactive, virtual reality simulation has been created for an exhibition at the Maritime Museum of Finland. Continue reading


The first sound of the future: Hatsune Miku

Hatsune Miku is a singing synthesizer application with a female character, developed by a well-known Japanese company. She had risen as a virtual idol with thousands of real followers, and – as the company decided to replace her with a new software – her farewell concert series went sold-out. Continue reading


Tokyo: from Florence with love

In Japan a revolutionary exhibition was recently presented: the most appreciated masterpieces that cannot be moved from Florence were showing in Tokyo, thanks to advanced digital tools. Continue reading