The Virtual Peale Museum on your laptop.
Disabilities are left behind when you travel on your laptop
The opening of the Virtual Peale Museum. A replica of the physical museum in Baltimore. Here the group looks at some of the exhibits and hears a panel discussion about the work to make the virtual museum accessible to many with limitations in the physical world.
A crowd gathers at the entrance to the Peale
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"Celebrating our Founder’s Day! Opened in downtown Baltimore on August 15, 1814, Rembrandt Peale’s Museum and Gallery of the Fine Arts was the first purpose-built museum in the United States."
- The Peale Center
- Nearly 50 people at times
- Video capture of the event
- Built with the aid of Virtual Ability, Inc.
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- Update 8/27/2020 Opensim Fest 2020 coming August 28-30
Welcome to the Peale
- The hall was crowded
- This museum remains open 24/7
- Accessible from anywhere in the world.
- Yesterday, Baltimore. Today, the world.
The hall of history (of the Peale)
The Artist in his museum
- 1822 by Charles Willson Peale (1741-1827)
- Reproduction of the original oil on canvas, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.
- In Charles Willson Peale’s museum were displayed portraits of famous Americans, but also natural history specimens.
- The Peale family collected and created elaborate dioramas to give them life and context inside the museum.
- We also see a mastodon skeleton depicted.
The rooms are small
to match the physical museum
- Tour led by David London, Chief Experience Officer, The Peale
- The man in the top hat.
Silhouettes were an art form
- A silhouette was a cheap alternative to a portrait
A touch of natural history
- That bird is a Dodo
Redefine/ABLE: Challenging Inaccessibility
- Redefine/ABLE: Challenging Inaccessibility
- Limitations are left behind when you travel on your laptop.
Challenging space limitations
This room is too large
to fit into the museum
- So it floats above.
- You go there by teleport.
- A museum's limitations are also left behind in a virtual world.
Panel discussion about the project
- Start at 1 hour, 06 minutes on the video:
- Video capture of the event
- Disabled? Not in virtual worlds. Lonely? Not in virtual wolds. Your avatar has superpowers!
- Virtual Ability International Disability Rights Affirmation Conference 2013 "LET ME IN"
- Virtual ability - Disabilities left behind
- Cape Able for people with impaired hearing
- LiveAbility Home at the eXtension fair
- Inspiration from a wheelchair: Jamie Jordan
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