The Manacor Museum Uses 3D Printed Replicas to Encourage Visitors to Touch Its Exhibits

The Manacor Museum in Mallorca, Spain was founded in 1908 as an archeological museum, but has since evolved into a true historical museum, showcasing objects from across the historical spectrum….

Reconstructing the Extinct Cave Lion through 3D Printing

The Slovak National Uprising Museum (SNP) is located in Banská Bystrica in the middle of a grassy park. The unusual building holds displays and important archival materials related to the development…

Chinese Studio Replicates Ancient Art Through 3D Printing

It’s really quite remarkable what 3D printing is capable of in the art world. Talented artists are using the technology to create works of art the likes of which have…

ZMorph 2.0 SX Multitool 3D Printer and the PancakeBot Among Tech On Display at MODA’s “Food by Design” Exhibit

A few years ago, I took a short trip to Washington D.C. I checked out all of the usual tourist spots, such as the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial, and also visited several…

Museum of Discovery and Science Welcomes Traveling Egyptian Exhibit, Featuring “Annie” the Mummy and Her 3D Printed Skeleton

One of my all time favorite movies is The Mummy…the 1999 version starring Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz (to all the purists out there, I’ve never seen the original with Boris…

The Belvedere Museum Presents ‘The Kiss’ in 3D Print

Gustav Klimt’s The Kiss is one of the most popular works of art in the Western world. The original painting, created at the beginning of the 20th century, was executed as…

King Tut on the Tablet: Does the Creaform 3D Scanning Project Signal a Transition in Museum Exhibits?

Our fascination with King Tutankhamun (ruling circa mid-1300s BC), the young pharaoh, the boy king, is as infinite as are the options continually being discovered with the new technologies today—all…

Replicating Artwork in 3D: Is it Ethical to Reproduce Valuable Artwork Destroyed by Terrorists?

I attended a wonderful high school up on the Cumberland Plateau in Tennessee. The mountain landscape and fresh air were inspiration in themselves, the backdrop for a small campus where…

The Largest Library in the World Begins 3D Scanning Its Massive Collection of Historical Texts and Artifacts

The past few years have seen a radical shift in the use of 3D scanning and 3D printing technology from museums and how they use their digital assets. Using advanced…

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