app Google Arts & Culture

Google Arts & Culture

3650 reviews
4.3
Downloads
14.2M
Latest version
10.9.5
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Visiting museums is definitely an entertaining pastime and an enriching activity. Who doesn't like to promenade through endless rooms decorated with beautiful works of art? Sometimes, either because of distance, time or money, we can't have an hour of relaxation inside our favorite museum. But not to worry! Google Arts & Culture is here. From paintings, furniture, art objects and costumes, Arts & Culture has it all!

Every museum at your fingertips

Google Arts & Culture is a digital platform that offers users the ability to explore works of art, museums, exhibitions, and collections from around the world from the convenience of their mobile devices. This app is an innovative tool that allows people to enjoy and learn about art and culture in an interactive and accessible way.

Google Arts & Culture was launched in 2011 under the name “Google Art Project” as part of a project to digitize and make accessible art and culture collections from around the world. The Google Arts & Culture app allows users to explore art collections, visit museums in virtual reality, access virtual exhibitions, discover details of high-resolution artworks and learn about the history and cultural context of different pieces. In addition, the app offers the ability to download and save favorite works of art, share content on social networks and receive personalized recommendations. Several of the world’s most remarkable museums, collections, and galleries have joined the app in displaying their treasures, such as:

  • The Louvre Museum (Paris, France)
  • The British Museum (London, UK)
  • The Palace of Versailles (Versailles, France)
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, United States)
  • The Kunstgewerbemuseum (Berlin, Germany)
  • The Prado Museum (Madrid, Spain)
  • National Museum of Fine Arts (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Google Arts and Culture’s Features

One of the main advantages of Google Arts & Culture over other similar applications, is the large number of museums and collections available to explore, as well as the possibility of accessing detailed and contextualized information about the works of art. In addition, the app offers an interactive and visually engaging experience that allows users to immerse themselves in the world of art and culture uniquely. All of this could not be possible without Arts & Culture’s cutting-edge features coupled with a user-friendly interface and a clean and smooth functioning. These features are:

  • Artwork Collections: Users can browse through a vast collection of artworks from museums, galleries, and cultural institutions worldwide.
  • Virtual Tours: Google Arts & Culture offers virtual tours of famous museums and exhibitions, allowing users to explore these spaces from the comfort of their own home.
  • Art Recognizer: This feature allows users to point their phone's camera at a piece of artwork to instantly learn more about it.
  • Art Selfie: Users can take a selfie and find artworks from museums around the world that resemble their features.
  • Art Projector: This feature allows users to virtually display artworks on their walls using augmented reality technology.
  • Art Explorer: Users can explore artworks by color, time period, and art movement, allowing them to discover new artists and styles that match their interests.

Long story short

Google Arts & Culture provides its users with instant access to a vast collection of artworks, cultural landmarks, and historical artifacts from around the world. With just a few taps, you can engage in virtual tours of famous museums, learn about different art movements, and discover interesting facts about famous artists in a simple ad fun way, even in HD.

The app also offers educational resources and an interactive experience that make learning about culture and history engaging and accessible. Whether you're a history buff, art enthusiast, or simply curious about the world, Google Arts & Culture is a valuable tool for expanding your knowledge and appreciation of the arts.

Pros:

  • Access to a wide variety of museums and art collections worldwide.
  • Explore virtual exhibitions and visit museums using Virtual Reality.
  • Visually engaging and interactive experience.
  • Detailed and contextualized information on every piece.
  • Free to download and use.

Cons:

  • It requires a very strong internet connection.
  • Interface can be overwhelming for users new to the world of art and culture.
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Rating
4.3
3650 reviews
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