An online exhibition, like a physical exhibition, usually involves the curated presentation of archival materials. These might include digital images of traditional exhibition objects, such as scans of letters or photographs of paintings, but they might also include digital media, such as sound files or videos.
Online exhibitions can be more flexible than physical exhibitions, as they can bring together objects that might not be loaned to a physical exhibition, display objects that would otherwise not be shown due to conservation concerns or physical constraints, and incorporate elements of interaction and multimedia that are more complicated in a physical exhibition space.
However, online exhibitions also introduce additional rights questions when you're publishing materials on the web, and require web hosting and maintenance.
Key concerns in making online exhibitions include:
There are a variety of tools you can use to help you in building online exhibitions. These include: