1.8 Million Free Works of Art from World-Class #Museums: A Meta List of Great #Art #Collections Online | Open Culture #culture #digital


Since the first stirrings of the internet, artists and curators have puzzled over what the fluidity of online space would do to the experience of viewing works of art…online galleries have long been “making works of art widely available, introducing new forms of perception in film and photography and allowing art to move from private to public, from the elite to the masses.” The vast collections in the virtual galleries listed await your visit: 1.8 Million Free Works of Art from World-Class Museums: A Meta List of Great Art Available Online | Open Culture

Virtual Library Launched in a Philadelphia Train Station – The Digital Reader


“Cities all over the word are discovering that virtual libraries need little physical space, making it possible to place them in locations that would otherwise not be able to hold more than a handful of books. Cities as diverse as Mexico City and Bucharest are putting virtual libraries in transit stations, and earlier this week Philadelphia followed suit.”

via Virtual Library Launched in a Philadelphia Train Station – The Digital Reader.