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The Bata Shoe Museum

I was in Toronto doing archival research and presenting at a conference and came across the gem of the Bata Shoe Museum. It’s the in the northwest-ish section of the city, near the University of Toronto. 363 more words

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Giving Museums A Chance

What if you went to a museum and the exhibits were dusty, turning color and rusting? What if the displays never changed? What if captions barely told you anything about the piece of art? 709 more words

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Chicken Jailbreak

Mr. C. Cow and I LOVE roadside attractions. The ones where you can take your picture with a giant ball of yarn or trout. Every year it seems harder to find any to stop at. 311 more words

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The Vatican

It was a long day, but one of my best. Everything I loved about Italy was waiting for me inside Vatican City. No trip to Rome is complete without a day spent here, whether you’re religious or not. 425 more words

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Mysteries Of This World

Mysteries of this world are beyond our recognition. One of the most impressive exhibits in lebanon, is the museum of stuffed animals near Bnachee. The technical term is taxidermy(the act of preserving animals). 806 more words

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A city so nice they named it twice - Part II

Soon enough we reached the stop, 27th and 7th. It was a bit chilly, or maybe I was trembling with excitement at finally having reached the enigmatic city. 978 more words

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30,000 Getty Museum Images

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The Getty today made available more than 30,000 images of objects in the Getty Museum collection using the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF), which allows researchers to bring together images from different institutional websites for comparison, manipulation and annotation.

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