Google Arts & Culture Launches “Mali Magic” with Brooklyn Public Library




The Miniaka Horns. instruments4africa

Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) is proud to announce that it is the exclusive North American partner of Google Arts & Culture’s Mali Magic project, which highlights the enduring legacy of Mali and the quest to preserve it. Google Arts & Culture has teamed up with community leaders and local and international organizations-including SAVAMA, Timbuktu Renaissance, Instruments 4 Africa and UNESCOto digitally capture, curate, and share Mali’s heritage with the world, including the digitization and translation of more than 40,000 endangered manuscript pages, creating an immersive platform for users and scholars to better understand the unique history living within the manuscript’s pages. Manuscripts, music, and monuments meet machine learning and digitization in this first-of-its kind online hub.

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