Wiesbaden (dpa/lhe) - The state of Hesse wants to advance the digitization of its cultural institutions. As the Ministry of Science and Art announced on Friday in Wiesbaden, a total of 22 new jobs are to be created. In addition, the state theatres, state museums, palaces and gardens, the State Office for the Preservation of Monuments, the State Archives and the State Office for Historical Regional Studies are to receive a total of four million euros for corresponding projects this year.
According to the information, the state government wants to make it easier for people to access cultural assets or reopen them. Among other things, according to the ministry, the digital recording of Hessian monuments and museum collections should be further promoted. After the Hessen Kassel Museum Landscape and the Wiesbaden Museum, the State Museum in Darmstadt is also getting an online database.