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posted by CAA — Mar 04, 2020

The Smithsonian Puts 2.8 Million Images in the Public Domain

The Smithsonian opted for a Creative Commons Zero license, which places work “as completely as possible in the public domain.” (Wired)

Louvre Closes to Public as Staff Meets to Discuss Spread of Coronavirus in France

The institution temporarily closed this week to discuss the spread of the virus. (ARTnews)

Refugee Docents Help Bring A Museum’s Global Collection To Life

Attendance at the Penn Museum has shot up since the Global Guides’ first tours in 2018. (NPR)

Meet the Iowa Architect Documenting Every Slave House Still Standing

Since 2012, Jobie Hill has surveyed hundreds of structures that she believes once served as homes to enslaved African Americans. (Atlas Obscura)

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