Another rolemodel in how to use Twitter for cross organisational collaboration, staff training, outreach, building a dialogue and create awareness among the staff for the use of social media: Yesterday the National Gallery of Art in Washington participated in a Twitter initiative. A Twitter discussion with the National Gallery of Art, the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, the National Archives, and the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. Two experts were available to answer questions.
During World War II, American “Monuments Men” were deployed as military officers to protect historical monuments, art, and archives in war theaters throughout western Europe. These men and women worked to protect cultural heritage, ensuring its safety in the aftermath and returning works, when possible, to their rightful owners once peace and security were restored.
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