Tag: Historical

San Francisco GLBT History Museum

San Francisco GLBT History Museum

Hi, YouTube Today we are here in The Castro, and for those of you who may have not been, or who may have not had the opportunity to see it. This is possibly one of the biggest LGBT communities in the United States. Just a quick little factoid about history about The Castro. it was

What is art?

What is art?

For over 22 episodes we’ve been asking you guys one of the most fundamental questions in art.. whether or not something is actually.. art. So, it only seems fair to dive a little deeper into this question. And what role do museums play in all of this? We will answer all of these questions by

Japan | Hiroshima Memorial Museum and Peace Park | Virtual Tour

Japan | Hiroshima Memorial Museum and Peace Park | Virtual Tour

**peaceful music** **fire and airplane engine roaring** At 8:15am on August 6th 1945, the city of Hiroshima fell victim to the world’s first atomic bombing. **music plays over silent video** Kengo Nikawa was exposed to the bomb on the way to his assigned building demolition site in the center of the city. He suffered major

Online Museum Training – Creating a Small Exhibition

Online Museum Training – Creating a Small Exhibition

Creating a small themed exhibition is a great way to showcase a particular story from your collection without having to rethink your permanent exhibition space. A small exhibition could be relating to an event or anniversary in your region, and could be changed over a few times a year. This video will illustrate how you

Longthorpe Tower: Wall Painting Conservation

Longthorpe Tower: Wall Painting Conservation

The entire room here at Longthorpe is covered with wall paintings and the imagery is amazing. There are religious scenes and there are scenes referencing royalty. There’s an amazing survival of a wheel of the five senses. The paintings were made around 1330 by a man called Robert Thorpe and this was a private space

Save our Story: Help Protect Wall Paintings

Save our Story: Help Protect Wall Paintings

For centuries, England’s story has been written on church walls and castle ceilings in every corner of the nation. Conserving these precious wall paintings is like drawing back the curtain on the lives of those who shaped who we are. From the damp English climate to failed early 20th century restoration attempts, to the very

r/Place: My Little Pony’s Battle – The Brony Faction

r/Place: My Little Pony’s Battle – The Brony Faction

R-Slash-Place, or Our Place, was a Reddit social experiment taking place April 1st of 2017. It consisted of a 1,000 by 1,000 grid of pixels. Any Reddit user could draw on this canvas, but there was a catch. Only one pixel could be drawn every five or so minutes. Anyone could draw over your pixels