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Part 1: Who are online museum collections for? by Pınar DURGUN It has been a year since Bette Midler tried to shame three teenage girls on her Twitter for looking at their phones in an art museum (Fig. 1). How the world has changed since then! Now that most museums worldwide are in lockdown, only […]
We are happy to announce a new member of the AAI / Open Context team. Dr. Pınar Durgun joins us today in a new position as Curator for Digital Collections Interpretation and Public Engagement. Pınar is an archaeologist with a background in art history, anthropology, and cultural heritage. She received her PhD from Brown University and […]
The Alexandria Archive Institute team is delighted to welcome Dr. Christine Szuter to its Board of Directors. Christine received her BA (sociology and psychology) from Bowling Green State University, her MA (anthropology) from Loyola-Chicago, and her PhD (anthropology) from the University of Arizona. Dr. Szuter served as President & CEO of the Amerind Foundation in […]
We are delighted to introduce two individuals who are joining the AAI / Open Context team to lead our Data Literacy Program, a new undertaking supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Data Literacy Program aims to widen and diversify uses of cultural heritage data by crafting […]
Thanks to support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities, we are now accepting applications for two new full-time postdoctoral positions to help develop our new Data Literacy Program. Please visit the job postings here and share this announcement widely.