Collection Connections

As a new member of the Digital + Emerging Media team here at the Cooper-Hewitt, I've been spending a lot of time learning about our various projects in process. One of the most enthralling resources I've encountered so far is the collections database. Try it out, if you haven't already; you'll see why it's so satisfying to explore.
collections, database, Alexander Girard, connection

Collections Candy: Very Pinteresting!

If you're not familiar with Pinterest, let me try to paint the picture a bit for you. It's a pretty low-commitment social networking site with a simple signup process and an easy-to-use interface. The logo is swirly and red like a peppermint candy.
Pinterest, social media, collections, Collectors and collecting

Santos from Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico, devotional figures, santos, saints, carving, handicrafts, wood, collections

The Japanese Sword and its Fittings: From the Collections of the members of the Japanese Sword Society of New York and the Cooper Union Museum

swords, sword fittings, Japan, Japanese, tsuba, sword guards, collections