August 20, 2014

Art: Walters Museum Uploads 19,000 Photos to Wikimedia Commons

From the Wikimedia Blog Post: The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland, has donated more than 19,000 freely-licensed images of artworks to Wikimedia Commons. The Walters’ collection includes ancient art, medieval art and manuscripts, decorative objects, Asian art and Old Master and 19th-century paintings. The images and their associated information will join our collection of […]

Europeana Launches Its First Virtual Exhibit Based on User Generated Content

From the Europeana Web Site: We are excited to announce the launch of our first ever vir­tual exhi­bi­tion based on user-generated content. “Wiki Loves Art Nou­veau” is an online exhi­bi­tion made up of 50 images taken by Wiki­Com­mons mem­bers, rep­re­sent­ing some of Europe’s best exam­ples of Art Nou­veau archi­tec­ture. With over 165,000 entries in the Wiki […]