Herreshoff Museum Virtual Model Room

The Herreshoff Museum received funding to develop a virtual exhibit for the Nathanael Greene Herreshoff Workshop & Model Room. What is unusual about this particular project though is that the Model Room & Workshop are not ever usually open to the public (for preservation and collections security reasons) except by appointment, so accessibility has always been a challenge. That also made this exhibit the perfect candidate for a digital experience. After having the two rooms scanned, the museum then populated it with audio recordings of Halsey Herreshoff and more than 700 supporting images and archival documents. The Herreshoff Museum is proud of this small step towards increasing accessibility to the exhibit for visitors both in-person and virtual. The virtual exhibit can be found at https://herreshoff.org/model-room-tour/

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