Art

3D printing used to recreate 12th century candlestick

A 12th century candlestick with a long and fascinating history is now returning to its original home in Gloucester, England…

1 day ago

New exhibit features life-size 3D replica of ancient Buddhist Yungang Grottoes

The Zhejiang University Museum of Art and Archaeology (ZJUMAA) in China has inaugurated a new exhibit, called "Grace and Grandeur:…

2 months ago

Tune in for a Q&A session with Neri Oxman on Material Ecology

Tune in Thursday, May 14, at 8:00 p.m. EDT for a live Q&A with Paola Antonelli, Senior Curator, Department of…

3 months ago

MIT Media Lab and artist Thom Kubli explore floating 3D printed sculptures

Artist Thom Kubli has partnered with MIT Media Lab’s Tangible Media Group to create a 3D printer that defies gravity…

4 months ago

Harvard Semitic Museum 3D scans Ancient Egyptian sarcophagi

A team from the Harvard Semitic Museum has 3D scanned a series of three sarcophagi from Ancient Egypt, which are…

5 months ago

Amy Karle uses 3D printing in thought-provoking futurist art

To mark Women’s History month this March, 3D printing company HP is highlighting an ongoing collaboration with artist Amy Karle.…

5 months ago

Factum Arte digitally unveils life-size partly 3D printed replica of Raffaello’s tomb

The Covid-19 pandemic is forcing all social venues - including museums and exhibits - to close their doors to slow…

5 months ago

Sketchfab introduces 3D model CC0 dedication for cultural institutions

3D content platform Sketchfab made an announcement this week which will see high-quality 3D scans and models of cultural artefacts…

6 months ago

Smithsonian Institution acquires full-color Mimaki 3D printer

The Smithsonian Institution has installed a full-color 3D printer from Mimaki at its Smithsonian Exhibits (SIE) studios in Landover, MD.…

7 months ago

Recreating the voice of a 3,000-year-old mummy using 3D printing

We know that 3D printing is being used as a tool to help preserve artefacts and share cultural histories, but…

7 months ago