With MoMA, hear from artists and curators, plan your visit, and see a calendar of events and exhibitions. Explore the Museum’s world-class collection of modern and contemporary art and design, create personal collections of media and artworks, snap photos, and share with friends and family.
This app allows users to create their own digital silkscreen prints and share them with friends. Users can learn more about the silk-screening process as well as about the museum.
Musée du Louvre
This is the official app of the Louvre. It has hundreds of zoomable images with augmented information. It also information about and history of the Louvre. It also allows for Facebook sharing.
Museum of London
“Streetmuseum gives you a unique perspective of old and new London whether you’re discovering the capital for the first time or revisiting favourite haunts. Hundreds of images from the Museum of London’s extensive collections showcase both everyday and momentous occasions in London’s history, from the Great Fire of 1666 to the swinging sixties.
Select a destination from our London map or use your GPS to locate an image near you. Hold your camera up to the present day street scene and see the same London location appears on your screen, offering you a window through time. Want to know more? Simply tap the information button for historical facts.
Once you’ve got the hang of it, use Streetmuseum to create your own trails around London. At home, on the way to work or enjoying a trip to the capital – whatever you’re doing, Streetmuseum offers you a different outlook on London.”
Cultural Heritage Informatics Fieldschool, Matrix
msu.seum, a native iOS and Android application
msu.seum connects cultural heritage directly to place, highlighting both what is known as well as the scholarly narrative of the archaeological and historical research. Compared to other geolocative mobile applications, msu.seum functions less like a “check-in” system and more like a museum tour guide that will address the cultural heritage of campus. The ultimate goal of msu.seum is to provide an engaging way for users to interact with the cultural heritage of Michigan State University.
Corning Museum of Glass
“Explore 35 centuries of glass art. This app from The Corning Museum of Glass showcases more than 100 highlights of the world’s best glass museum, from an ancient Egyptian glass portrait of a pharaoh to Venetian glass masterpieces to works by modern and contemporary artists like Louis Comfort Tiffany, Emile Galle, Dale Chihuly, and Josiah McElheny.”
National September 11 Memorial & Museum
Gives you a walking tour of the site, augmented reality photo
tours, and an interactive timeline with witness accounts of what happened (2011).
1001 Stories of Denmark
“1001 stories about Denmark” is a social website about cultural heritage in Denmark. Use this app to read and listen to stories about 1001 interesting places in the country – ancient monuments, architectural pearls and buildings, sceneries.You can also contribute to the website with your own stories and experiences, comments, photos, links, and put your favorite places on the map (2011).
Uses QR codes, but since the exhibit is a collection of works from artists around the world, each QR code takes you to more information about that artist and other work that they have done (2012).
Denver Art Museum
Use DAM_SCOUT to scan QR codes wherever you see them in the museum and tune into conversations with artists, seek out hidden information about the museum, and tap into related content.
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