2 nov 2020|News|2 minuti

Smartify launches a new online art platform!

No download needed for a whole world of art and culture

As the world's most downloaded museum app, we know a thing or two about digital art and culture. Smartify was founded in 2015 by Anna Lowe, Thanos Kokkiniotis and Nick Mueller to focus on making meaningful connections with collections and delivers digital tools to museums to enable them to reach global audiences. Originally built to be used in a museum setting, the Smartify app is loved by museum-goers for it’s scanning technology that instantly identifies artworks and offers curated tours.

However, during museum closures this year it quickly became apparent that to increase accessibility from home Smartify needed an interface accessible on desktop. This is where we formed the idea for the Smartify web app ...

The new online platform brings all the best of the award-winning Smartify app without downloading. Simply visit Smartify.org to explore over 2 million cultural objects and artworks spanning across the globe and all of human history.

With content produced by museum specialists from all over the world the Smartify online platform is a one-stop-shop for expert art and culture digital experiences. One platform for all museums, you can now explore by artist, individual collection or connect artworks from institutions across the globe.

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All the works of Leonardo da Vinci in one place

“This is a huge step forward for Smartify in making art accessible. The launch of the platform is a giant step forward in helping museums deliver new types of learning experiences online.” Anna Lowe, Co-founder of Smartify

Discover Leonardo da Vinci’s sketches from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York alongside his iconic portrait of Mona Lisa at the Louvre or take one of the expert tours created by museums specifically for Smartify including: the Belvedere Museum’s grand tour in Austria, a tour of the BP Portrait Award at Aberdeen Art Museum and LGBTQ histories at the British Museum.

So what are you waiting for? Explore online today at Smartify.org!

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Molly Skinner

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