Generous contributions to Destination 2012’s digital initiatives have made possible the creation of the Kowalski Digital Media Center, conversion to a new collections management database that will make it possible to launch digital images of a large portion of the Collection online by 2012, a new Penn Museum website, and several archival databases making the Museum’s excavations at Gordion, Turkey, and Hasanlu, Iran, online.
Penn Museum seeks funding to create a Maya Digital Archive, preserving and sharing the records from its historic excavations at Tikal and Quiriga in Guatemala and Copan in Honduras, and to continue to digitize the objects in its extraordinary, one-million-piece Collection until they are all available online.
Through Destination 2012, friends and family members can support the Museum’s digital initiatives with a gift of any size to the Director’s Digital Initiatives Fund, and may choose to:
For more information on making a term funding or endowment gift to support Digital Initiatives at the Penn Museum, please contact Amanda Mitchell-Boyask or Therese Marmion.
Amanda Mitchell-Boyask, Director of Development
Therese Marmion, Major Gifts Officer