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Smithsonian Community of Gardens - crowdsourcing stories on the meaning of gardens in America

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Kate Fox and Cindy Brown, Smithsonian Gardens, presents Community of Gardens a digital archive hosted by Smithsonian Gardens in partnership with our Archives of American Gardens and created through the contributions of the users through images, videos, and stories. Community of Gardens wants to communicate the meaning and value of gardens to American life -- today and in the future. Community of Gardens is the Smithsonian's digital home for sharing and preserving the stories of gardens and the gardeners who make them grow. https://communityofgardens.si.edu/

MagnifiAR at the National Postal Museum

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Emily Murgia & Allison Wickens from the National Postal Museum, along with Bernhard Mueller-Anderson & Jane Levine from Quatrefoil, present the new augmented reality app "magnifiAR". The app can be downloaded here: https://itunes.apple.com/it/app/magnifiar/id888013582?l=en&mt=8

Mobile distribution at the Whitney 24 April 2013

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Dina Helal, Manager of Interpretation and Interactive Media at Whitney Museum of American Art, describes the Whitney's 20 year history of mobile device distribution and answers questions from Smithsonian Mobile participants via webinar on 24 April 2013.

Skin & Bones app demo'ed at the 2013 SI Mobile Review

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The upcoming Skin & Bones app from the National Museum of Natural History is demo'ed at the 2013 SI Mobile annual review.

Welcome Wednesday 7 Aug 2013: Mobilizing the permanent collection

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Welcome Wednesday 7 Aug 2013: Mobilizing the permanent collection

View NMAAHC App demo'ed at the 2013 SI Mobile Review

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Steve Gemmel on Mobile Device Distribution at the Getty, 5 June 2013

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Steve Gemmel discusses mobile device distribution, marketing and security with Nancy Proctor and others from the Smithsonian's Welcome Wednesday mobile meet-up, 5 June 2013.

04 Changing America: to be free | Smithsonian Museum of American History

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Marcella Florence presents Changing America: To be free, an iPad app that allows to discover firsthand accounts of individual circumstances and reactions to the Emancipation Proclamation Download: http://www.si.edu/apps/tobefree

08 Stories Of World Heritage Sites | Smithsonian Institution

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Joanne Flores and Nancy Proctor present the app Stories of World Heritage Sites and the plans for its redevelopment. Thorugh this app, available for iPhone and Android, users can hear what locals and visitors have to say about the beauty and importance of ten World Heritage sites and add their voice to the conversation. Download: http://www.si.edu/apps/world-heritage

What are the trends in mobile technology for museums?

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Dave Asheim, CEO and founder Guide by Cell, talks about the four trends in the mobile market for museums, showing examples and discussing pros and cons of different approaches. Founded in 2004, Guide by Cell has been working with thousands of organizations in 20 different countries providing mobile technology solutions integrated into the consumer or visitor experience. For more information: http://guidebycell.com/

MuseumHack

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William the Hippo at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on our Sept 23, 2013 #MuseumHack tour

National Portrait Gallery's Outwin Boochever Portrait Compe

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09-25-13 PEEPS Accessibility Session

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09-25-13 PEEPS Accessibility Session

Thoughtful Thursday - Meet Chris Smith from Stqry

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Welcome Wednesday: a glimpse into Social Media at the Smithsonian and beyond

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Francesca De Gottardo, a visiting professional working with Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES), Museum on Main Street (MoMS) and Smithsonian Affiliates, presents the results of her research project on Social Media at the Smithsonian. ***Please note that between minute 6 and 10 the audio is not working properly due to technical issues during the recording of the session*** The presentation can be dowloaded at this link: http://bit.ly/social-media-in-the-museum-field

02 Collecting Korea at the Freer Gallery | Smithsonian Freer | Sackler Galleries

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Valeria Gasparotti presents the iPad app Collecting Korea at the Freer Gallery. This app allows to follow along with museum founder Charles Lang Freer (1854--1919) as he gathers the objects that now form the Korean collection of the Freer Gallery of Art. "Collecting Korea" takes a chronological approach, tracing Freer's life and collecting history, decade by decade.

14 The Will To Adorn | Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage

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Diana N'Diaye presents the Smithsonian's "The Will to Adorn" app, designed to collect your stories about the choices you make everyday when you dress for school, work, fun, or special occasions. The Will to Adorn: African American Dress and the Aesthetics of Identity is a multi-year, collaborative folk cultural research and public presentation project based at the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. To learn more about the project visit http://www.festival.si.edu/2013/Will_to_Adorn/project/index.aspx. Download: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/the-will-to-adorn/id645183356

01 The Peacock Room Comes to America | Smithsonian Freer | Sackler Galleries

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Lee Glazer and Maya Foo present the app the Peacock Room Comes to America. This mobile app allows to explore artist James McNeill Whistler's famed Peacock Room in the Smithsonian's Freer Gallery and learn about its dynamic, cosmopolitan history in this fully interactive, visually stunning app. Available for iPhone and iPad, it can be downloaded at the following link: http://www.si.edu/apps/PeacockRoom

The Officer

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Half-length portrait of a male figure in uniform, titled "The Officer," and outlined within a circular frame.
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