The 16th-century “Florentine Codex” offers a Mexican Indigenous perspective that is often missing from historical accounts of the period.
Digital Benin contains data from about 5,246 objects scattered across 131 institutions in 20 countries.
The archive illustrates the state’s unique social, political, cultural, and artistic DNA while highlighting underheard voices, stories, and perspectives.
“The Louvre is dusting off its treasures, even the least-known,” said the museum’s director.
Hundreds of thousands of entries describe cures, rituals, and healing methods spanning two centuries, with a focus on protecting Indigenous knowledge.
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.
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.
The American Folk Art Museum is digitizing the New York Quilt Project, an archive of over 6,000 quilts and their histories.
The National Palace Museum Open Data represents the first time a museum has created such an archive of material from China’s imperial history.
Letters, speech drafts, and other documents from the ten-dollar founding father Alexander Hamilton, online for the first time from the Library of Congress.
After finding its literary archives inaccessible, PEN America launched a five-year project to digitize 1,500 hours of audio and video.
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.