Child Exhibit at National Gallery of Art, 1930. Record Unit 311- National Collection of Fine Arts, Office of the Director, Image No. 2002-32218, Smithsonian Institution Archives

Link Love: 10/26/2018

Link Love: a weekly post with links to interesting videos and stories about archival issues, technology and culture, and Washington D.C. and American history.

Matthew Willey’s bee mural, in progress at the National Zoo, raises awareness of pollinators and their integral role in the ecosystem. [via DCist]

A man on a ladder paints bees on the Great Ape House building during the day. Visitors walk into the

Thanks to the input of a historical advisor, a new video game recreates Ancient Greece with surprising accuracy. [via Hyperallergic]

The Library of Congress has just launched Crowd, a web portal connecting volunteer transcribers to digitized pages from Library collections. Welcome to the club! [via infoDOCKET]

The newly launched Smithsonian Profiles directory helps you locate experts for those moments (or symposia...or research projects) when you need a scholar. [via Smithsonian Libraries Unbound]

As part of its web redesign, the Art Institute of Chicago has released over 44,000 images from its collections into the public domain! [via infoDOCKET]

Now's your chance to explore seven hundred hats recently digitized by a volunteer at the Minnesota Historical Society. [via Mill City Times]

Child Exhibit at National Gallery of Art

In a piece for the American Alliance of Museums, an exhibit designer extols the virtues of the trusty museum bench. [via AAM-US]


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