Carnival of the Commons: Tweets, Rankings & Movie EnvyPosted by zyrcster in Carnival of The Commons
Heard around the Commons:
- TwitterLeague puts the Library of Congress as top-ranked Twitter library! NYPL isn’t far behind … and NLNZ is edging its way up the list!
- Don’t despair, museums, AOL Search has got your rankings! Getty’s at #3, and the Brooklyn and Field are on that list too.
- Tweets from the Getty:
Feathers, guts, lipstick, mummies… American art conservators are in LA @ annual meeting discussing techniques! Follow along at #AIC20
- Apply for the Web and eComm Summer Internship at the Field Museum in Chicago!
- The Multi-Platform Museum: A talk given by Nina Simon at the Smithsonian’s Museum of Natural History on 18 May. Take in the rest of her blog while you’re there, too.
- “Flickrization is also another step to preservation of urban history in the virtual realm,” by Jaunted: The Pop Culture Travel Guide.
- Digital Cultural Heritage: Concepts, Projects, and Emerging Constructions of Heritage, by Marija Dalbello.
- Past meets present in Flickr’s museum project, an article in the Vancouver Sun.
- Spotlight on Click! You can use the Smithsonian’s Flickr Commons images (or your own) with your stories to add to a growing collection … and Smithsonian curators will be looking at your entries!
- Did you know the Smithsonian is on UStream? They’re working on their social skillz.
- Smithsonian Hopes To Cash In On Stiller Movie, by Elizabeth Blair, NPR’s Morning Edition.
- The Library of Congress discusses the magic of Hollywood; visitors up nearly 70%!
- And the Brooklyn Museum was in the movies before either of them: Robert Redford, The Hot Rock.
- Crowdsourcing the Clean-Up with Freeze Tag! A new tagging game from the Brooklyn Museum.
- Book discussion of The Holy Woman by Qaisra Shahraz: A podcast from the D.C. Public Library.
- Below Ground: Tales of HVAC pipes at the George Eastman House.
- Carnival of Space: a round-up of Hubble news by the Chandra blog at the Smithsonian.
- Ludwig Marx: A Unique Australian’s Story, by the Australian War Memorial.
- Chirp, chirp: new Flickr Commons set! It’s spring and time to look at the pretty birds … from the Oregon State University Archives.
- Milstein joins the Flickr Commons! And the New York Public Library tells you all about it.
- Uncle Sam 2.0: U.S. Government Goes YouTube — from the Library of Congress.
Dear beloved Library of Congress: Can haz these short videos on Flickr, plz? KTHXBAI!
22 May — Ernst & Young 3-D Theater opens at the Field Museum. Dinosaurs Alive!
23 May – RIT Student Honors Show at the George Eastman House’s Drysdale Theatre. The annual Honors Show highlights some of the year’s best student work from RIT’s School of Film & Animation.
27 May – Looted Art in Europe 1938-45 and its restitution since the Second World War, a talk by Professor Richard J. Evans, a renowned historian and one of the leading experts on the Nazi period, at the National Library of Wales.
Tags: Brooklyn Museum, D.C. Public Library, Field Museum, George Eastman House, Getty Research Institute, Library of Congress, National Library of Wales, New York Public Library, Smithsonian Institution