Museum Aims To Be A Model For Making Collections Available Via 3D Printing

Category: Technology

This quick read explores how allowing the public to 3D print your museum’s collection can have interesting implications for their engagement with the works of art.

“This forward-looking initiative will open up an extraordinary range of original materials for exploration that have never been accessible in this way before…”

– Charlie Hyde, President and CEO, Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site

 

The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site in Indianapolis was one of the first museums to offer free 3D printing of its art collection, all in an effort to make it more accessible to the public. It now hopes to be a model for other museums around the country.

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