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Curtain up on education as first NFT museum aims to show their ...

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Curtain up on education as first NFT museum aims to show their value

The Seattle venue wants to help people understand blockchain-based digital assets

Matt McKnight

The world’s first permanent NFT art museum has opened in Seattle, aiming to “pull back the curtain” on blockchain-based digital art.

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are a type of digital asset that have exploded in popularity, with NFT artworks selling for millions. NFTs exist on a blockchain, a record of transactions kept on networked computers.

The museum opened its doors on January 14 and has been providing an outlet for artists, creators and collectors to display their NFTs in a physical setting, while aiming to educate the public about this fairly new market for digital art...

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