With over 1,200 museums, galleries and institutions in 70 countries to make their exhibits available for everyone.
Google Arts & Culture is one of Google’s lesser-known apps, but a fine app nonetheless—it lets you take in some of the best art and museum exhibits in the world, without leaving your chair, as well as find culture events near you and identify any artworks or exhibits you might be physically standing in front of.
With Google Arts & Culture you can visit top exhibits, zoom in on artworks in mind-blowing detail and browse thousands of stories, photos, videos and manuscripts.
Be your own curator by finding your favourites, creating your own collections and sharing them with friends. Travel anywhere with tours of iconic sites, famous buildings and natural wonders, on your screen or in VR.
Google Arts & Culture has collaborated with over 1,200 museums, galleries and institutions in 70 countries to make their exhibits available for everyone online. Start exploring, now.
Main Features of Google Arts & Culture
• Zoom views – Experience every detail of the world’s greatest treasures
• Virtual Reality – Grab your Google Cardboard viewer and immerse yourself in arts and culture
• Browse by time and colour – Explore artworks by filtering them by colour or time period
• Virtual tours – Step inside the most famous museums in the world and visit iconic landmarks
• Personal collection – Save your favourite artworks and share your collections with friends and students
• Nearby – Find museums and cultural events around you
• Exhibits – Take guided tours curated by experts
• Daily digest – Learn something new every time you open the app
• Art Recogniser – When visiting a museum you can now point your device camera at artworks to learn more about them, even when offline (at select museums)
• Notifications – Subscribe to receive updates about the top arts & culture stories
• Translate – Use the translate button to read about exhibits from around the world in your language
• Art Selfie – A playful way to discover art.
This app can be a serious time sink but in a good way. You can learn something new every day.