Digital Benin contains data from about 5,246 objects scattered across 131 institutions in 20 countries.
Why One Organization Is Rushing to Digitize Decades of Broadcast Media
The archive illustrates the state’s unique social, political, cultural, and artistic DNA while highlighting underheard voices, stories, and perspectives.
The Louvre Digitizes 482,000 Artworks From the Depths of Its Collection
“The Louvre is dusting off its treasures, even the least-known,” said the museum’s director.
The Archive of Healing, a Trove of Medicinal Folklore, Is Now Online
Hundreds of thousands of entries describe cures, rituals, and healing methods spanning two centuries, with a focus on protecting Indigenous knowledge.
7,600 Edvard Munch Drawings Now Available to Discover Online
The Munch Museum in Oslo digitized not only its own holdings of Munch’s works on paper, but also those from other museums and private collections.
New Online Exhibition Chronicles the Many Facets of Frida Kahlo’s Life and Work
Faces of Frida, a partnership between Google Arts & Culture and 33 partner museums, brings together some 800 artifacts from ultra-high resolution images of her work to personal objects and rarely-seen photos.
An Important Archive of New York Quilt History Is Being Digitized
The American Folk Art Museum is digitizing the New York Quilt Project, an archive of over 6,000 quilts and their histories.
Taipei’s National Palace Museum Digitizes Its Entire Collection
The National Palace Museum Open Data represents the first time a museum has created such an archive of material from China’s imperial history.
Library of Congress Puts Alexander Hamilton’s Papers Online for the First Time
Letters, speech drafts, and other documents from the ten-dollar founding father Alexander Hamilton, online for the first time from the Library of Congress.
From James Baldwin to Susan Sontag, Listen to Recordings from PEN America’s Vast Archive
After finding its literary archives inaccessible, PEN America launched a five-year project to digitize 1,500 hours of audio and video.
Brooklyn Academy of Music Digitizes 70,000 Objects Spanning 150 Years of Performance
The Brooklyn Academy of Music’s new digital archive features playbills, photographs, videos, audio, and ephemera from a century and a half of theatrical history.
When 5.5 Million Polish Citizens Signed a Birthday Card for the US
Ahead of July 4, the Library of Congress made all 111 volumes of a 1926 birthday card signed by 5.5 million Polish citizens available online.