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  • Our Web resources can now be accessed through the Museology and conservation section of Canada.ca. The Canadian Heritage Information Network’s (CHIN) home page has also moved to Canada.ca.

News

Want to Own a Realistic Looking Van Gogh or a Monet?

October 2016

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3D re-creations of some of the most renowned paintings from the National Gallery of Canada will now be available for purchase. Verus Art, a United States-based company that uses proprietary 3D printing and scanning technology to re-create fine art paintings, recently entered into its first museum collaboration with the National Gallery.

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Canadian Artists Receive Grants to Create 3D Art

October 2016

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Ryerson University and Think2Thing, a Toronto-based 3D printing workshop, recently awarded two Canadian artists $50,000 dollar grants through the Be3Dimensional Innovation Fund.

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A Fresh Take on a Long-Running Series

October 2016

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The University of Ottawa Press has collaborated with the Canadian Museum of History to launch an eBook collection focusing on Canadian history, archaeology, culture and ethnology. The collection, Digital Mercury Series, contains 500 volumes of scientific studies and research projects published by the Canadian Museum of History since 1972.

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University-Museum Partnerships Enable Innovative Research in Child Development

October 2016

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The Canada Science and Technology Museum has announced, as part of the museum’s renewal and 2017 reopening, the establishment of a Living Lab in partnership with the University of Ottawa. The Living Lab will enable participatory research on child development, cognition and bilingualism by connecting researchers with children and their families.

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New Features Now Available on the CHIN Job Board!

September 2016

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During the past few months, the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) has been hard at work updating the CHIN job board to bring users some much sought after features.

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Artefacts Canada Modernization is Moving Forward!

September 2016

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CHIN and various Canadian museum contributors have been hard at work completing a pilot project entitled “150 Years of Canadian Art”. This pilot project was undertaken with the help of eight museums across Canada.

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Google Is Now Rating Museums

September 2016

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When you type a museum name into Google, user reviews and an overall rating on a five-point scale may now appear next to the search results. These ratings appear as part of a relatively recent Google update allowing visitors to give businesses they’ve visited a rating out of five, and provide comments about their experience.

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