Struggling Museum Now Allowing Patrons to Touch... →
A clever friend of mine working at an art gallery spotted this one. Happy Friday everybody!
Titanic on Twitter →
Hey Tumblr, you might not know this- the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic is tweeting the wireless messages sent by the RMS Titanic in real time tonight, starting at 11:55 ADT. Follow the hashtag #ns_mma to follow along. Also: my former co-worker made this amazing 6-foot long model of the Titanic wreckage for a museum in Newfoundland. Pretty impressive stuff.
Archaeologists looking at new library site (CBC... →
Interesting article about the upcoming archaeologist work that needs to be done before the construction on the new public library in downtown Halifax can begin. From the article: The work is under permit by the heritage division of the provincial legislation of Special Places Protection Act. Under the act, no one can carry out activities anywhere in the province, including underwater, that...
Lessons Learned: Live-Tweeting @YAWMuseum's...
This weekend, I was fortunate enough to engage in one of my hobbies at and for work, for a major event in the museum. Every spring, the Shearwater Aviation Museum hosts an Annual Spring Hobby Show. This year, the show was in its’ 13th season. The hobby I got to engage in over the weekend was social media. As the admin person, and staff member with probably the most interest in twitter,...