Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth

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American Edmonia "Wildfire" Lewis is considered the first woman of Native American and African descent to achieve international fame as a sculptor at a time when artists of color were hardly celebrated and slavery was still legal. Artemisia Gentileschi, a shero of the ancient times, was an Italian painter and is considered one of the greatest and most progressive artists of her generation. she·ro (pl. sheroes) : a woman regarded as a hero.

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Games and Cultural Spaces: Live Blog Notes from Games for Change

Amy Sample Ward

Elaine Cohen: The New York Public Library. 100 Years of the flagship library in New York. Goal of the centennial project was to shine the light on the library’s resources and get new audiences engaged in the collections and connected to the curators and staff. Trying to engaged the teen-to-twenty-something who normally may not use the research library. In our digital space, we have a new innovation called the Explorer.

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ISO Understanding: Rethinking Art Museum Labels

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I don't usually fist-pump while reading the New York Times. But I’d been scribbling notes for an art museum label post for awhile, and then yesterday, the NY Times had a review of a new show at MOMA, Comic Abstraction. If you are new to art, you don’t know what you are missing.

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Games and Cultural Spaces: Live Blog Notes from Games for Change

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The speakers for this panel include: Tracy Fullerton - Electronics Arts Game Innovation Lab Ruth Cohen - American Museum of natural History Elaine Charnov - The NY Public Library Jason Eppink - Museum of the Moving Image Syed Salahuddin - Babycastles Elaine Cohen: The New York Public Library 100 Years of the flagship library in New York. Trying to engaged the teen-to-twenty-something who normally may not use the research library.

Six New Games for Change: Check Out the Future of Gaming for Good

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This " Demo Spotlight " highlighted six upcoming games to present their work in front of a stellar jury: Frank Lantz of Zynga New York and NYU, Ken Perlin of the Games for Learning Institute , and Connie Yowell from the MacArthur Foundation.

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