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.
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.
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.
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.
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.