May 25, 2015
MoMA.org Turns 20: Archiving Two Decades of Exhibition Sites

It’s hard to believe that MoMA’s website, which celebrates its 20th anniversary today, is older than Google. It began with two relatively simple (by today’s standards) HTML exhibition sites for the Mutant Materials and Video […]

May 21, 2015
LP Covers—Music in Your Hand

As a member of a pre-mp3 devices generation, I have fond memories of trips to the record store. Holding a great LP cover is like holding its music in your hand; the best are a […]

May 20, 2015
Preserving the Technical History of Media Works

My colleagues in media conservation have spent the last few weeks providing insight into our work at MoMA. This post will give you an idea of one small part of media conservation that is aimed […]

May 19, 2015
Agile Evaluation: User Testing and the Feedback Loop for the Redesign of MoMA.org

MoMA.org is in the process of being redesigned. While it’s not unusual for a museum to tweak and even overhaul a website, it is the first time MoMA is using agile evaluation to help inform […]

May 18, 2015
This Week at MoMA: May 18–24

This week’s picks let you experience MoMA’s exhibitions in interactive ways, through film, music, fashion, and games. Come and explore for yourself.

May 13, 2015
Open-Sourcing MoMA’s Digital Vault

In my previous post we introduced MoMA’s digital art vault, and two of its components: Archivematica (aka “the packager”) and Arkivum (aka “the warehouse”). These systems meet two essential challenges: how to ensure that, far […]

May 11, 2015
This Week at MoMA: May 11–17

Wide-ranging events and exhibitions offer something for everyone this week. Check out these highlights:

May 8, 2015
Do You Know Your MoMA? 5/8/15

How well do you know your MoMA? If you think you can identify the artist and title of each of these works from MoMA’s collection—all currently on view throughout the Museum—please submit your answers by […]

May 6, 2015
Migration Rhapsody: An Aleatoric Exploration of the Journey North

Music plays a big role in The Museum of Modern Art’s current exhibition One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series and Other Visions of the Great Movement North. Songs by a diverse range of musicians—Billie Holiday […]

May 5, 2015
Is There Room for Radicalism? A Trip to Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo

The ideas of experimentation and radicalism live under a worldwide umbrella of cultural institutions. Social practice, community engagement, and the very meaning of the act of teaching are often part of the research pool we […]

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