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Archive: April, 2007

AGO launches www.Collectionx.museum

April 27th, 2007

untitled, Christine Ng, June 2006

With the launch of Collection X the Art Gallery of Ontario and its project partners have created an open-source museum created by the public for the public. This unique online initiative represents an experiment in sharing and community-building that celebrates art and life and encourages everyone to be creative. How Collection X evolves depends entirely upon its users and the kind of content that is created. That’s what makes it exciting and new. Click on www.collectionx.museum to browse the collection, upload content, create an exhibition, make a connection and start a conversation!

More of what you can do with Collection X:

- search and browse artworks, artifacts, videos and audio clips held in public collections
- contribute your own content in the form of images, video and audio to – help build the collection
- use tags to describe your content as well as any other content you find
- create exhibitions using your content and/or other people’s content
- connect exhibitions together around common themes, issues or ideas
- share your thoughts and engage in dialogue around what you see, read, hear and discover
- subscribe to RSS feeds and podcasts that let you know what other people are doing