Thursday, March 21st, 2013

Technology That Serves to Enhance, Not Distract

“EVERY museum is searching for this holy grail, this blending of technology and art,” said David Franklin, the director of the Cleveland Museum of Art, in a tour of a ground-floor gallery in which touch screens loaded with interactive features offer new ways of viewing painting and sculpture. In recent...

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/21/arts/artsspecial/at-cleveland-museum-of-art-the-ipad-enhances.html

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Cleveland Botanical Garden's Big Spring celebration welcomes families and flower fans

Expect imagination-fueled fun and gorgeous blooms in Big Spring, Cleveland Botanical Garden's multisensory salute to the season of renewal.

The garden's spring fling, happening Saturday, March 23, through Sunday, April 28, will appeal to families and people who love gardens. Not even spring showers can dampen the fun, because indoor as...

http://www.cleveland.com/insideout/index.ssf/2013/03/cleveland_botanical_cleveland.html

Monday, March 04th, 2013

Cleveland Museum of Art's big Pompeii show smolders with excitement

Disrespectful as it may sound, the Cleveland Museum of Art’s big new exhibition on “The Last Days of Pompeii” is downright entertaining, sometimes outrageous and often loads of fun.
 
This may not seem like the appropriate response to a show packed with death and destruction. But what else can...

http://www.cleveland.com/arts/index.ssf/2013/03/cleveland_museum_of_arts_big_p.html

Monday, February 18th, 2013

Western Reserve Historical Society helping people dig up family roots

Lisa Edgehouse burst into tears Saturday at the Western Reserve Historical Society research library. She had just found her mother's grandparents in census records -- names that she feared were lost in antiquity.

It was the kind of serendipity that the society encouraged because this is Family History Weekend there,...

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2013/02/wrhs_helping_people_dig_up_fam.html

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Videoconferencing opens enjoyable virtual realities-and real-time learning-for elders

University Circle Interactive Cleveland (UCIC) is on a mission: to promote education and lifelong learning through the use of videoconferencing. Developed more than a decade ago through a National Endowment for the Arts grant as an educational videoconferencing initiative,
UCIC programming involves cultural institutions in and around Cleveland—from the Cleveland...

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