Presentation on theme: "A Judaica Europeana virtual exhibition: Yiddish Theatre in London Elizabeth Selby Jewish Museum London."— Presentation transcript:
A Judaica Europeana virtual exhibition: Yiddish Theatre in London Elizabeth Selby Jewish Museum London
Why produce a virtual exhibition? A requirement of Judaica Europeana Highlights your collection to remote users around the world and puts it in to historical context Not confined by physical space A range of media can be used to bring your subject to life – images, film and sound Enables interaction with your visitors (user generated content, feedback forms)
Digitisation of collections Yiddish theatre collection digitised for project Includes Yiddish typewriter used by the playwright and prompter Abish Meisels (1896-1959). Have also digitised costumes, programmes and posters
The finished exhibition Web design by Europeana using Omeka – http://omeka.org Simply organised by themes with choice of images for each, highlighting our extensive photography collection http://exhibitions.europeana.eu/exhibits/sho w/yiddish-theatre-en http://exhibitions.europeana.eu/exhibits/sho w/yiddish-theatre-en
Our next exhibition A history of British Jewry in 50 objects Should be online by late November
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