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Google Arts & Culture is an online platform through which the public can view videos of artworks and cultural artifacts from cultural organizations around the world.
Availability: Online. Download app for Android and iOS
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Quick Guide to Google Arts & Culture
Here you will find basic guidance and links on how to use Google Arts & Culture for teaching, training, learning and development.
Google Arts & Culture is “for the culturally curious” It offers the opportunity to view content from over 2,000 leading museums and archives around the world.
This video lets you discover Google Arts & Culture collections through the eyes of YouTube creators and music artists: dive into +50 collaborations showcasing iconic institutions and cultural gems from the Versailles Palace and Guggenheim museum, to the Holi festival and endangered food.
The Google Arts & Culture App also allows people to find their fine art likeness by snapping a selfie. The app matches the user’s face to old art museum portraits from Google’s database. Here’s how to do it
- Scroll down the home screen to find Art Selfie, then tap Get Started.
- In the Search with your selfie pop-up again tap Get Started.
- Allow permission to take pictures and record video when prompted.
This video explains more
- How Google Arts & Culture is Reinventing VR Travel, Outlook Traveller, 13 July 2020
- Google Arts & Culture Booms as Art World Moves Online, Oculi Magazine, 30 March 2020
- The Google Arts & Culture App and the Rise of the “Coded Gaze”, The New Yorker, 26 January 2018
Last updated: August 26, 2022 at 16:15 pm