Shelly and Will gave us "1st Fans" members of the Brooklyn Museum a sneak peek at their new tech project last night. I was sworn to secrecy, but I will say this: it will change how you visit the museum… forever.
Ok, maybe that's a bit of an over-sell.
Still, it's a neat initiative that builds upon the Museum's core mission of supporting the local community and increasing their engagement with the visual arts. And it fits in the palm of your hand! (Ok, I said too much.)
Also, we got to meet artist Vadis Turner, talking about her lush and evocative installation "Reception" which "addresses women’s worth as represented in dowries provided at the time of marriage." Ms. Turner was adorned, appropriately enough, in a wedding dress, while she gave a brief presentation about her work and her interest in dowries. It turns out she herself is getting married in the next two months!