National Gallery of Art

Date: Wednesday, August 13
Time: 1:30-3:00 p.m.
Minimum Number of Participants: 5
Maximum Number of Participants: 20

Pre-registration required. 

Contact Information:
Maygene Daniels, Chief, Gallery Archives
202 842-6175

Description of Tour:
This tour will visit the Gallery Archives of the National Gallery of Art to explore recent developments in the transition from legacy analog documents to a digital environment in a traditional museum archives.   The tour will include an introduction to the scope and functions of the Gallery’s archives and will investigate recent experiences with digitization projects and the acquisition and preservation of born digital museum records.  The presentation also will examine elements of the museum’s digital archival repository, including storage, the purpose-built archival management database, a digital asset manager and other tools. 

National Gallery of Art West Building
6th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW

No parking available.

Closest Metro and/or Metrobus: Metro - Archives/Navy Memorial [Green or Yellow Line]

Meet at 1:30 p.m. in the National Gallery of Art West Building [6th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW] in the Constitution Avenue Lobby.

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