Ontario is strengthening the creative economy by helping cultural and heritage institutions harness new technology to attract visitors and make local heritage more accessible.
The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport provides support for technology projects at community museums, art galleries, archives and heritage organizations with provincial and regional mandates through the Museums and Technology Fund. In 2011-2012, 56 organizations will share in $1.4 million of funding through this program.
Art Gallery of Hamilton - $23,900
Interactive Digital Media Art Incubator
Art Gallery of Hamilton will give local, regional and provincial artists with supportive opportunities to create new interactive media artworks through the assistance of local experts in software engineering and video gaming. In collaboration with McMaster University's software engineering department and video gaming experts at Silicon Knights, a video game company, the Incubator program will provide essential technological training to artists, and provide opportunities for public education on the many innovative and creative uses of technology.
Art Gallery of Northumberland - $20,000
AGN Virtual Permanent Collection Catalogue
The Art Gallery of Northumberland will covert existing photographs and slides into a permanent digital format collection and to add photographs of more recent additions to the collection. The catalogue would be available on the gallery's website and in DVD format for schools and researchers. The collection would be searchable by artist, media, date and category. The goal is to create a strong research and educational tool for regional teachers. Some of the many artists represented in the collection are; Paul Kane, Fredrick Verner, Robert Harris, the Group of Seven, and the Painters Eleven.
Ball's Falls Heritage Conservation Area - $18,000
Collections Computerization Project
Ball's Falls Heritage Conservation Area will establish computerized collections to manage museum records for internal and external research, exhibit and program development, and future collections development. This technology will maximize the potential of the collection for exhibit and program development, help form new partnerships and develop new educational opportunities.
Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum - $50,000
CFHOFM - Film Archives
The Canadian Football Hall of Fame will digitize the film collection shown in the Hall of Fame's visitor’s theatre and as part of off-site exhibits. The entire collection will be added to the museum's Past Perfect Database making it easily accessible and will serve as a valuable resource during 100th Grey Cup Anniversary celebrations in 2012.
Centennial Museum of Sheguiandah - $8,165
Integrating Technology into the Museum: The Museum Touch Screen Kiosk Project
The Centennial Museum of Sheguiandah’s purchase of an interactive kiosk system will create a hands-on experience for museum visitors. Through the use of this new technology, visitors to the museum will learn the stories behind the artefacts in the museum's collection. The project will create an educational and engaging experience for visitors and life-long learners of all ages and draw new audiences.
Chatham-Kent Black Historical Society - $20,607
"Digitize the Chatham-Kent Black Historical Society's Collection"
Chatham-Kent Black Historical Society will upgrade existing technological infrastructure, digitize the collection and introduce a new collections management database. This development will assist in the management of the collection and make the materials more accessible to the public.
Chiefswood National Historic Site - $10,070
Sharing Our Resources
Chiefswood National Historic Site will obtain software and wireless technology to enhance the technical skills of staff and create a computing environment that supports organizational efficiency. Wireless technology increase the efficiency of Chiefswood’s digital technology infrastructure and provide staff with on-demand access to a scanner, printer, email and stored files. A portable computer equipped with an eternal hard drive will assist with digitizing collections that are housed off-site, allowing staff to access Chiefswood’s entire collection on-line.
City of Toronto, Museum Services, Culture - $50,000
Toronto Heritage Trail Network
The City of Toronto, Museum Services, Culture will create a virtual Toronto Heritage Trail Network through digital imagery to commemorate the Bicentennial of the War of 1812. This self-guided tour application for smartphones and MP3 devices will connect residents and visitors to Toronto’s story and how the city evolved. Visitors will be digitally guided outside the museum into the streets, connecting historic locations throughout the city. Each section will guide users to sites that further illustrate the theme of the section. The primary trail route will extend from the Humber to the Don River with secondary routes extending to Queen Street and to the north north. This will link historic sites that one day will be the subject of exhibits in the Toronto Museum.
Creative Spirit Art Centre - $14,598
CSAC Audio-Visual Cataloguing and Digitization Project
Creative Spirit Art Centre will increase access to its approximately 3,000 art objects by cataloguing and digitizing the entire art collection. The collection includes VHS and audio-cassettes, DVDs, slides, and photographs. The goal is to make these resources available online. The project will also involve contracting staff and obtaining th e technology needed to catalogue and digitize the collection.
Dufferin County Museum & Archives - $46,472
"Duff-Stuff" - Archival Digitization and Online Presentation Project
Dufferin County Museum and Archives will create and implement a web-based "Duff-Stuff" online searchable database, linked to the existing website in order to make its archival collection more accessible to patrons, members and researchers. The more than 4,000 items from the museum’s permanent archival newspaper, photo and map collections will be indexed, transcribed and digitized. This online database is Phase 1 of the project and will include items not yet indexed, including local newspapers, photographs and regional maps, and will make searchable genealogical categories available to online members and in-house users. The project will increase public awareness of and access to a large number of archival items previously inaccessible.
Elgin County Railway Museum Inc. - $12,818
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words - Visual Digitization of Collections
Elgin County Railway Museum Inc. will upgrade an online collection database to allow digital images to be attached to catalogued items and artifacts as part of five year strategic plan that identifies the need to improve the collections management systems and formally document its unique artifacts in the collection. Other member museums can also add images to their collection records and this will give Ontarians better access to their history and heritage. The project will also help the organization meet its collection and research needs.
Elman W. Campbell Museum (Town of Newmarket) - $6,421
Newmarket Historical DVD Presentation
Elman W. Campbell Museum will convert a a slide presentation on Newmarket's history into DVD format. The new format will permit expanded interpretive possibilities, including closed captioning, descriptive audio, bilingual narration and music. This in turn will allow it to reach an audience of various abilities and in both official languages. The presentation will be used for outreach and in-house programming as an introduction to Newmarket's history, to accompany educational programmes for school and community groups, and for casual visitors.
Fort Erie Historical Museum - $40,000
Digital Collections Management Phase II
The Fort Erie Historical Museum will create a computerized database containing the history and information about the Fort Erie Historical Museum's artifacts. This new technology will assist the museum to effectively meet the collection, research, programming and stewardship needs of the community; allow the public universal access to heritage information, and bring it in line with the required provincial standards for community museums. This project has four phases and is also supported by the knowledgeable volunteers of the Bertie Historical Society, the museum’s founding organization.
Fort York National Historic Site - $50,000
Fort York Visitor Centre - Using New Technology to tell Our Stories in New Ways
Fort York National Historic Site will engage visitors at the new Visitor Centre at Fort York National Historic Site, to take advantage of new technologies to improve public access, interaction and engagement in a museum environment, in commemoration of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812. The Exhibits Gallery - How the War of 1812 Shaped Modern Canada explores three outcomes of the war: Borders, First Nations and Identity, and includes digitally recorded histories of Torontonians who have lived through conflict and immigration. Visitors may also record their own stories in an online archive on-site. The Plan-Your-Visit way-finding kiosk employs new technologies geared toward the development and delivery of information and services to multiple audiences.
Glanmore National Historic Site - $21,500
Textile Collection Digitization Project
Glanmore National Historic Site will create a digitized database of the textile collection, consisting of approximately 2,000 textiles from Belleville and Hastings County dating from the 1820's to 1970's. The collection includes very fine examples of quilts, coverlets, tatted runners, hand-made laces, doilies and linens. Also included are historic women's, men's and children's clothing. The objective is to upload this collection to Artefacts Canada, which will be made available to a broader, national and international audience of researchers, students and the general public.
Goderich, Town of -$21,278
Heritage Goderich - Making the Past Accessible to Everyone
The Town of Goderich will create a digitized collection of handwritten records of the ancestry of the community. This project will be accessible on the Town's website and will have a link from the heritage page.
Grey Roots Museum & Archives - $9,321
Archives Database Acquisition and Data Migration Project 2011-2012
Grey Roots Museum and Archives will create a collection database which will improve holdings management and acquisition practices. Over 850 collection spreadsheets will be migrated into a single database. Deed of Gift and Accession information will be tracked electronically and photographs will be better showcased. This will increase efficiency in searching and retrieval, and improve public access to materials and behind-the-scenes research for exhibits, events and educational programs. The database will also give patrons access to the Archives online.
Ingersoll Cheese Factory Museum - $16,704
The Next Step: Enhancing Technological Systems and Collections Accessibility
Access to the museum’s technological infrastructure and collections will be improved by implementing an updated collections management database and other upgrades to the computer systems. These upgrades will help ensure the continued preservation, documentation and interpretation of the Ingersoll Region's unique history. The museum will collaborate with the Oxford County Museum School, helping to reach a wider audience and increase the presence of the site on a local, regional and provincial level.
Iroquois Falls Pioneer Museum - $4,400
Negatives, Photos & Document Digitizing Program
The Iroquois Falls Pioneer Museum will digitize, copy, store and identify thousands of pictures, and document unidentified negatives in the museum. The need for this project is made more urgent due to the fact that as time goes by, there are fewer community members able to identify the photographs. Once completed, the collection will provide information to the public for the 100th Anniversary in 2012.
Joseph Brant Museum - $9,750
Digitization of the Eileen Collard Costume Collection
Joseph Brant Museum will digitize the collection of costumes and accessories dating from the 18th century to today, one of the finest in the province. This will allow the museum to digitize an important segment of the collection for collections management; upload images and relevant information onto the Artefacts Canada website to expand its presence regionally, provincially and nationally; upload the images to the Museums of Burlington website to increase access to important aspects of the collections; develop a core grouping of images that will enable the museum to develop an online exhibition; provide the infrastructure to complete the digitization of the entire collection; and develop a well trained group of staff and volunteers.
Killaloe Hagarty Richards Heritage & Ecology Centre - $16,709
Implementation of a Electronic Database of the Museum's Collection of Artefacts, Historical Records and Documents
Killaloe Hagarty Richards Heritage and Ecology Centre will contract one employee, working under the supervision of the Board Members in order to implement an electronic database of the collection of tangible objects, historical records and documents, and oral histories. The goal is to collect, record and preserve local Aboriginal and pioneer history and culture of the area, and to join the digital network of the Renfrew County Museum Network in order to make the collection universally accessible.
Lake of the Woods Museum - $15,256
IPad Mobile Tour
Lake of the Woods Museum will develop a mobile, interactive tour of the semi-permanent exhibit gallery. The program will be presented on iPads to provide an audio/video tour experience by engaging visitors to the museum through a high tech, non-traditional approach to learning. This audio/video program will allow the user to delve deeper into the museum collection through fact presentation, story-telling, music (locally produced by museum staff, board members and volunteers). The content will also be available online.
Lindsay Gallery Inc. - $14,700
Permanent Collection Technology Project
The Lindsay Gallery Inc. will redevelop the website to allow for an online exhibition and access to the collection data. This will support a web-based marketing strategy, allow staff to have complete updating access through a content management system, make the site more accessible for people with disabilities and allow for social media integration. The Gallery will also purchase four digital display kiosks which will allow for promotion of the permanent collection outside of the gallery in places like libraries, seniors centres, and public buildings, increasing public and academic access and increase educational opportunities and awareness.
Little Schoolhouse and Museum -$28,872
Moving the Past to Present
The Little Schoolhouse and Museum will upgrade existing technological infrastructure by purchasing and implementing new computer workstations, a new electronic collections management database, a network server and design software to digitize the collection of artefacts and photographs. This will increase public access to a selection of works in the permanent collection. A contract clerk will be engaged to assist in entering data and digital images into the new system, and the curator and volunteers will be trained in the use of the new programs. With the digitization artefacts from the museum and the Michael's Bay Historical Society, a local group endeavouring to record the history of the Michael's Bay, an identified Ontario ghost town, could be accessed through an established website. In the future, the museum website could contain curriculum-related information for use in the educational system.
MacLaren Art Centre - $27,800
MacLaren Art Centre will pilot a project to document part of the collection, create a searchable database and make images of artworks accessible to the public on the website. This will establish a foundation on which the gallery can build its collections management; streamline its collections management activities, such as inventory control, exhibition research, loans of artworks, insurance and reporting; digitize other works in the collection, facilitate access online by scholars, curators, educators and students; enhance cultural and educational collaborations and attract new audiences for gallery programming.
Markham Museum & Historic Village - $23,289
Mapping Markham, Phase II
The Markham Museum and Historic Village will enable the public to search for photographs on a timeline, register information, save and share collections with friends and followers, order prints and take a survey. These photographs, along with user uploaded photographs, can be pinned to a map of Markham to show how the landscape has changed over time. Visitors to the site will also have the ability to submit comments and add stories about the photographs, creating an ongoing online dialogue.
Meaford Museum - $21,584
Meaford Museum Audio Tour Project
The Meaford Museum will develop audio tours for visitors to enjoy while visiting the museum and to add more context to the exhibits to improve their museum experience.
Mississippi Valley Textile Museum - $40,733
Digitizing Historical Publications held by the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum & the Almonte Public Library
The Mississippi Valley Textile Museum will digitize the heritage collections to improve accessibility by creating on-line searchable databases available on the museum and library websites and through the museum and library in-house searchable databases and through the Ontario Library system. These digitized resources will provide new opportunities to explore the history of rural mill towns and the importance of the industrial textile industry to Ontario's economic and cultural development. The collections will be more accessible to curators, scholars, researchers, hand weavers, genealogists and visitors. This will assist Almonte to be one of the premier locations for researching Ontario's textile industry.
Muséoparc Vanier Museopark - $7,712
Réaménagement du site web et mise en oeuvre des médias sociaux
Muséoparc Vanier Museopark will create an online interactive website which integrates social media and features a news bulletin and public access to information about objects in the collection and educational programs. The new website will also allow the public to make donations and pay their memberships and obtain receipts online, among other functions. Staff will have complete access to the site in order to do updates more regularly. Web visibility will be highlighted because of links between social media and the website, and this in turn will facilitate communication with the museum’s community. People will be able to tell stories and share historic photos. The website will also allow us to conduct surveys which will help us to discover the needs and demographics of our visitors.
Museum of Health Care at Kingston - $17,960
Incorporation and Presentation of the Crawford Dental Artefact Collection
Museum of Health Care at Kingston will digitize, photograph and create a searchable database that can be accessed on the museum’s online artefact catalogue for the "Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Dental Collection" – the most comprehensive collection of its kind in Canada. The project will assure the preservation of the most significant collection for current and future generations and serve as a research and educational resource for historians, health care professionals, students and lifelong learners.
Museum London - $23,650
Fostering Community Engagement through Constituent Research and Relationship Management: Museum London will obtain new technology to conduct donor research and manage donor, visitor, customer, membership and volunteer relationships. This will enable the museum to better manage stakeholder communications and engagement and provide an opportunity to broaden its reach through electronic communications and social media. This will also provide an opportunity for staff and volunteer training to develop new skills for the sector.
Nebenaigoching Heritage Inc - $48,984
Heritage Program Development and Artefact Digitization
Nebenaigoching Heritage Inc. will hire a museum professional to curate museum quality displays, develop heritage programs, digitize the 20,000 artefacts and create museum discovery kits for educational programs. The professional Heritage Program Developer will digitize more than 20,000+ artefacts in the collection and integrate them into a new online database for research. The digital images can be combined with historical information for museum labels, to develop museum discovery kits that the Algoma School District can access for their Aboriginal Education Strategy and to engage cultural tourists in the museum experience. The project will delight recreational visitors and be promoted as a cultural destination.
Niagara Historical Society and Museum - $21,046
Niagara on the Lake Oral History Project
Niagara Historical Society and Museum will create exhibitions based around the recorded interviews of local residents and to share them in an audio/visual exhibition, using voice recording technology, a laptop, media player and headphones and through a virtual exhibition on the website. Also to digitize archival material and artefacts related to the stories told by the interviewees. These will be displayed visually and will accompany the audio to create an audio/visual exhibition in the gallery.
North Lanark Historical Society - $21,452
"Digitally Preserving the Past for the Future"
The North Lanark Historical Society will upgrade its technological infrastructure and digitize and preserve the integrity of fragile heritage artefact records and images, which will be made accessible to a new and wider audience. Elders with a vast and priceless knowledge of the history and heritage of the North Lanark region will be interviewed and their oral histories audio and video recorded, preserving this legal for future generations of visitors and researchers of all ages. The digitized information will be stored on and off-site.
Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame - $23,400
Playing it Forward - Digitizing Northwestern Ontario's Sports History
The Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame will acquire the appropriate software, hardware and human resources required to introduce computerization and digitization into the museum’s records management system. The project will facilitate the migration of the regional sports museum’s collection records from paper to electronic format and consolidate the records into a more efficient system making it more searchable, updatable and more accessible for museum staff, volunteers, researchers and the general public.
Ontario Genealogical Society, Norfolk County Branch - $31,419
Heritage Digitization Project
In partnership with the Norfolk County Public Library (NCPL), the Ontario Genealogical Society, Norfolk Branch, will digitize the collections. Archivists will be hired and trained to digitize and tag the collection, and two digital scanners will be obtained. Once the information is digitized and secured, the Norfolk County Public Library and the OGS will upload the digitized material and make it available to the public via the NCPL website.
Ontario Museum Association - $49,500
Mobile Insider's Look at Ontario Museums (MiLOM) Building Capacity and Relevance in Ontario's Museums
The Ontario Museum Association will create a cross-platform smartphone application that will serve as the mobile face of the Insider's Look at Ontario Museums. The application, targeted for iPhone, iPad, Blackberry and Android devices, would take advantage of the latest location-based technologies to assist users in finding local museums and allow them to look up information, browse interactive multimedia content, and share their stories using the latest social media technologies. Museums will be given the chance to promote their existing mobile applications through the app store, providing a unique marketing opportunity and adding an additional layer of interactivity for the users.
Paris Museum & Historical Society - $9,743
Paris Museum and Historical Society will add audio-visual capabilities to the new facility at Syl Apps Community Centre. This would include a standalone theatre component, online virtual exhibitions and online curriculum-based education modules. This will allow museum patrons to enjoy an interactive virtual walking tour of Paris by selecting from a number of short videos highlighting the distinctive heritage and history of the community. The theatre will also feature audio-visual capabilities to meet the special needs of the visually impaired. The walking tours and tour of the facility will also be accessible on-line.
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum & Archives - $8,760
Penetanguishene Past & Present
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives will purchase and implement new touch-screen kiosks to increase public accessibility to the museum. This will also enable the museum to provide access to a wider range of objects and photos than would normally be displayed. The new database will include access to all of our photographic collections as well as videos about the museum and oral histories. The portable kiosks will be used for outreach programming to senior centres, schools, and the tourist information centre, allowing access to all of the museum's archival material on Penetanguishene.
Perth Museum - $20,000
Digitization Project - Perth Museum
The Perth Museum will digitize its collection and build an online portal for scanned and previously un-indexed material. The website will showcase digital copies of images and interactive features such as maps that allow users to see current and past photographs along with the history about the community and inhabitants. A series of physical exhibits and interactive walking tours will also be created.
Prince Edward County Public Library and Archives - $29,310
Prince Edward County Public Archives will digitize the collection and populate the online database to enable access to the holdings by those who are unable to visit the archives in person. The history of Prince Edward County will be made available online as told through the diaries, journals, records and scrapbooks that comprise the collection.
Queen's University Archives - $48,396
Accessible Archives: Merging Databases and Digital Archives into One Portal
Queen's University Archives will migrate existing holdings databases into one system to support the processing and presentation of digital records online. This will enable links to digital objects through detailed archival descriptions, using open-source software designed to meet national and international archival descriptive standards, web accessibility guidelines and support multilingual descriptions. This project will build the capacity to provide greater digital content online for all Ontarians.
Ruthven Park National Historic Site - $12,200
Digitization and Searchable On-Line Data Base for the Thompson Family Papers at Ruthven Park
Ruthven Park National Historic Site will digitize its collection so that information can be accessed on-site and available online. Enhanced public access to the results of archaeological excavations at the site will nurture research and provide Ontarians with an understanding of our heritage from the perspective of Ontario’s prominent Thompson family from the 1830's to the 1990's. The project will assist staff to easily access information using a searchable database to enrich and expand programs.
St. Marys Museum - $15,000
Digitization of 3-Dimensional Artefacts
St. Marys Museum will digitize its collection to improve access to its archival records for researchers, students, educators and the general public. The project will involve upgrading to a microfilm reader that reads/scans and prints; scanning and microfilming the remaining seven years of Journal Argus Newspaper; and digitizing the museum’s archival collection. This project will improve accessibility to current microfilmed records and allow for new records to become accessible both digitally and on microfilm.
Sioux Lookout Museum - $50,000
Sioux Lookout Museum - Paper Archive & Artefact Digitization Initiative
The Municipality of Sioux Lookout will digitize collections and purchase new archival software that will enable the new collection to be available to more people in a greater number of formats including in print and online.
Sir John Johnson Manor House Committee - $20,000
Go Digital - Phase One
Sir John Johnson Manor House Committee will revamp its website and digitize its unique collection of over 200 local genealogy books, numerous private collections and 50 photographable land books. Temporary staff will be hired to begin on digitally cataloguing the collection.
South Nation River Conservation Authority - $30,000
Reflections of the South Nation Watershed: An Archive of the Social & Environmental History of the River and its People
South Nation River Conservation Authority will implement a new collections management database of its collection of rare photographs, artefacts and historical materials and data of the people and natural environment of the South Nation Watershed. The project will give local communities better access to their history and heritage., and will also be used as an educational tool to inform local decision-making e.g. verifying historical flood information to cross reference current floodplain mapping limits. This will assist in meeting research, program, education, stewardship and promotional needs, increasing exposure to and collaboration with historical societies and other new audiences.
Textile Museum of Canada - $50,000
Hand Held: Touch, Technology and the Textile Museum of Canada
The Textile Museum of Canada will digitize a core of its teaching collection and acquire hardware required to deliver and integrate the new media assets into its physical gallery space. This pilot program will provide the basis for a new level of interactivity as part of a unique program which will focus on the integration of tangible objects from the teaching collection.
Timber Village Museum -$49,083
From Paper to Electronics: Digitizing the Collection
Timber Village Museum will establish a new electronic collections management system and to digitize its collection. The project consists of the purchase of required hardware, staff training, and digitizing 500 paper objects over a one year period. Training in digitization will also be offered to other heritage and cultural workers within the regional museum network. This system will allow for all artefact records to be housed in one program and be searchable, and to provide better access to the collection for staff, researchers and the public.
Toronto International Film Festival - $50,000
The Worlds of David Cronenberg: An Augmented Reality Game
The Toronto International Film Festival will create an online experience with a multi-platform augmented reality game, "The Worlds of David Cronenberg". This web application will allow users to explore items in the archive and use them in an interactive, online experience. The application is staged in phases that progress into an augmented reality experience and will use a combination of social media technologies, locative services and 3D-photo modeling technology in stylized social-media-meets-physchological-thriller game play.
United Empire Loyalist Heritage Centre and Park (Loyalist Cultural Centre) - $12,280
Digitizing Loyalist-related Artefacts & Documents
United Empire Loyalist Heritage Centre and Park will digitize the collection of artefacts and documents to aid public research for genealogical and general information on the Loyalist families and their history. The digital images will be used to enhance the current website, make sources available for outreach presentations to other groups and schools and facilitate pubic access to the collection.
University of Toronto (Blackwood Gallery) - $13,500
Blackwood Gallery Permanent Art Collection
Equipment Upgrade and Digitization for Preservation and Online Presentation: The University of Toronto (Blackwood Gallery) will digitize the Permanent Art Collection and implement an upgrade to its collections management database and connected computer systems, software and website. This will transform the collection into a usable research and pedagogical tool as well as provide wider public online access.
Walpole Island First Nation - Walpole Island Heritage Centre - $50,000
Increasing community youth access to heritage/cultural resources
Walpole Island First Nation- Walpole Island Heritage Centre will coordinate, develop and implement a culturally relevant curriculum and resources for Aboriginal children at the Walpole Island Elementary school. The project will compile community-based research, audio, visual, qualitative and quantitative material which will be re-drafted in an accessible way for online cultural education material.
Welland Historical Museum- $3,000
The Welland/Pelham Wall of Fame
The Welland/Pelham Wall of Fame will digitize a collection of photos from the "Famous Sons and Daughters" exhibit and make it a permanent attraction. This will make information available to residents and tourists about personalities from Welland and Pelham who have achieved extraordinary professional success nationally or internationally. The exhibit will be shown continuously on a large computerized TV screen and will be updated yearly. Since Welland is a bilingual community, the project will be executed in both English and French and will become part of the Museum's educational programming.
Wellington County Museum and Archives - $11,242
WCMA & WCHS Digitization Project
Wellington County Museum and Archives will digitize its heritage collection. This will attract new audiences and enable all Ontarians to take a virtual walking tour of the towns and villages in Wellington County.
Whitby Arts Inc - Station Gallery - $34,000
The Project: The Barrier-Free Gallery
Whitby Arts Inc- Station Gallery will develop an interactive Station Gallery website that will be universally accessible, including to people with disabilities. The site will utilize social media tools and functionality to launch and increase site visits. It will also serve as a broader arts and culture information portal highlighting regional cultural activities and bringing the broader arts perspective to all Ontarians.