Fine Art Scanning FAQ

I have a good digital camera. Can I photograph my artwork myself?

My artwork is large. What's the largest size you can scan?

What equipment do you use?

How much does it cost?

I have some very high gloss oil paintings. Can you scan them?

I have a painting I just completed that is still wet / tacky. Can you scan it?

Do I have to leave my artwork with you, or can I wait while you scan it?

My art is too expensive / fragile / large to bring to you. Can you come to me?

Who will be scanning my artwork?

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The Digitization Program Office (DPO) is pleased to present its 2018 Annual Report outlining the work and special activities that took place over the course of the year.

DPO works to implement a vision of “Discovery through Digitization” by partnering with others to increase the quantity, quality, and impact of digitized Smithsonian collections.

View and download the report at:
dpo.si.edu/resources
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Now for some music with #smithsonianmusic! We're currently working with National Museum of American History Archives Center to digitize thousands of posters related to WWI and WWII, including this troop morale poster from 1917: collections.si.edu/search/detail/edanmdm:siris_arc_176697

According to an article from the New York Times published in the fall of 1918, the Phonograph Records Recruiting Corps was created by Vivien Burnett, son of novelist and playwright Frances Hodgson Burnett, to collect records, machines, and needles to provide music to soldiers overseas during WWI, by recruiting and drafting "slacker records."

Learn more about the Smithsonian Year of Music: music.si.edu/ and stay tuned as we continue to digitize more collections from National Museum of American History!
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