Hello everyone!Please accept our invitation to www.msquare4.ning.com (Msquare4). Our aim is to bring together museum professionals, artists and art lovers in order to achieve the best possible results for the creation of a future 3D virtual museum that will enable people from all around the world to have the opportunity to experience collaborate and interact in real time.See More
"Thanks Mary for your reply! At OpenMuseum.org we are collaborating with two college museums (as well as others) in preparation for our public release. Although Open Museum is not intended to be a university, it is structured in such a way as to…"
"Maureen's definition of a museum as a public space to share experiences surrounding art and culture really resonates with me. I am particularly glad that Maureen used the word "sharing". One thing I noticed recently when I visited the…"
"I think that first and foremost a museum is a public space for personal and/or shared experiences of the arts and culture. Yes, culture is one of those word (like "arts") that defies a singular definition. Thinking of museums, I believe…"
"I can share some my personal views based on the case of China.
The word "museum" in Chinese language is "bowuguan", which literally means "place of various objects". This could be seen as China's first or early…"
"I have been looking into this as a part of a research I compile to derive the design of one. I've asked several people and getting different responses such as "its a place where history is dictated" or a something as simple as…"
"This sounds like a reasonably innocuous question - but I think it is a critical one as museums strive for a place of relevance within the societies of the 21st century. There may be a tendency to think that the role of museums will be largely…"
"Wow! This is fantastic. Took a while for me to download the sites (about 14 minutes each) but the result is amazing. Application is mind-boggling. Can't wait to send a link to the Australian Memory of the World Committee tomorrow!!
"Exactly right Helen...the 'either or argument' will always be around as long as people feel they have to close one door to open another. The important thing is to keep the locks off and the handles on so we ensure choice is around for the…"
I am a passionate supporter of virtual museums as an extension of museums and galleries. They support these facilities through extending the reach to audiences that are either anable or don't wish to enter the facility itself. Instead…"
"This question raises a topic that over and over again is the core in many aspects of museum work as well as the future of museums - authenticity. In my opinion we need to come a long way technically before a virtual museum can come close to threaten…"
dsl collection, a chinese contemporary art collection has been using internet and 3D as a tool to show its collection.
Today we have nearly 300 visitors a a day.
even if it will never replace a physical contact with the artworks it is another…"
"Hey i was just checking it out it looks amazing and the concept is amazing as well. I didn't manage to download it because i am a mac user i send a message tho to see if there is a possibility. Other than that i think its amazing. What made you…"