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A new campaign makes museum art more accessible to the visually impaired using haptic VR gloves to touch sculptures.
Using addresses of empty properties, a UK-based charity gives those who are experiencing homelessness the opportunity to register for services.
Nine-meter high replicas are positioned alongside one of the country’s main highways, with local radio stations providing commentary to encourage people to re-engage with art.
A new app helps promote the connection between train and subway services and the São Paulo art museum.
A new 4K screen offers mixed-reality experiences without the use of special eyewear.
A museum has partnered with a creative agency to launch over twenty live streams of exhibitions in well-known places across New York.
The mobile device allows users to analyse samples of material anywhere and can be used in almost any industry.
VR headsets take art lovers to the final studio of renowned creator Amedeo Modigliani.
A chandelier has been developed that mimics biological processes, absorbing carbon dioxide and ‘exhaling’ oxygen.
The robot features a head, two arms and a light and is part of an exhibition at the Evangelical Church in Hesse and Nassau, Germany.
A free app, SMARTIFY works in partnership with a number of galleries and museums to provide personalized digital tours of the artworks.
Moscow-based startup is creating a digital database for objects with high quality images and descriptions.
US based Twitter bot, New York Public Library, finds emoji alternatives.
TumbVR is a simple web tool, which converts any Tumblr into a virtual reality gallery, complete with marble flooring and framed images.
Much of the art made since the 1940s contains plastics, posing a conservation challenge that a group of experts are addressing with the Nanorestart project.
ASK Brooklyn Museum is a free app that enables visitors to ask questions about exhibits and receive real-time answers from art historians and educators.
Bruegel / Unseen Masterpieces brings the painter’s works online and offers art lovers a chance to virtually float through the paintings.
Artist Pension Trust enables participating artists to contribute works over 20 years and create a long-term income for their community.
Design Museum Dharavi is a mobile platform for local makers to connect with clients, run workshops and promote social change in the Indian ‘slum’.
Yondr are smartphone-locking pouches, which enable artists — including Dave Chappelle — and venues to create phone-free environments during performances.
Muzeums is a mobile app that offers curated museum guides for each visitor, based on their profile, interests and learning style.