Diggit Magazine: How Google Arts & Culture is challenging and reproducing ‘The Museum’

Diggit Magazine: How Google Arts & Culture is challenging and reproducing ‘The Museum’. “Google launched the Google Arts & Culture project — ‘GAC’ from now on — in 2011 in collaboration with 17 museums (Delacroix, 2018). Today, the project contains content from over two thousand museums and has expanded its activities towards archives, heritage sites and other cultural organizations.” To say that this is a deep dive is to describe Niagara Falls as a bit damp.

Cleveland .com: Google Arts & Culture launches website devoted to the riches of Cleveland’s ‘outsized’ cultural scene

Cleveland .com: Google Arts & Culture launches website devoted to the riches of Cleveland’s ‘outsized’ cultural scene. “Google, the global search engine, wants the world to know more about Cleveland’s vibrant arts and culture community — much more. On Wednesday, November 16, the company is scheduled to launch a new website on its Google Arts & Culture platform devoted exclusively to Cleveland.”

Google Blog: Five spooky filters to try this Halloween

Google Blog: Five spooky filters to try this Halloween. “Think you know Halloween? 🎃 Google Arts & Culture is embracing spooky season with the release of our Spotlight on Halloween — a selection of the creepiest, most disturbing art exhibits created by our partners, ready to instill fear in even the bravest of souls. From terrifying filters to macabre artworks, here are some of the things you’ll be able to play around with.”

Scottish Football Association: Scottish Football Museum announces collaboration with Google’s Arts & Culture platform

Scottish Football Association: Scottish Football Museum announces collaboration with Google’s Arts & Culture platform. “As part of the 150th anniversary celebrations, the Scottish FA has collaborated with Google Arts & Culture to bring to life one of the world’s most impressive collections of football treasures and memorabilia through the online platform. “

National Science and Media Museum: National Science And Media Museum Collaborates With Google Arts & Culture To Unveil Newly Digitised Archive Images In Ai-powered Experiment

National Science and Media Museum: National Science And Media Museum Collaborates With Google Arts & Culture To Unveil Newly Digitised Archive Images In Ai-powered Experiment . “The National Science and Media Museum has collaborated with Google Arts & Culture to digitise nearly 100,000 new images from the Daily Herald Archive, part of the Science Museum Group Collection.”

Google Blog: Digitizing artwork to share Puerto Rican culture around the globe

Google Blog: Digitizing artwork to share Puerto Rican culture around the globe . “10 museums and archives in Puerto Rico have come together through a partnership with Google Arts & Culture, Lin-Manuel Miranda and myself to launch Puerto Rico: The Sum of Its Arts. This new, digital exhibition is an immersive experience of Puerto Rico’s rich multicultural heritage through over 60 expert stories and exhibits, curated from over 1,100 artworks and artifacts by our partners.”

The Hindu: Google launches ‘India Ki Udaan’ to mark 75 years of Independence

The Hindu: Google launches ‘India Ki Udaan’ to mark 75 years of Independence . “Capturing the milestones India has achieved in its journey of 75 years since Independence, software giant Google on Friday unveiled a vibrant online project drawing from rich archives and featuring artistic illustrations to tell the story of the country. Named ‘India ki Udaan’, the project executed by Google Arts & Culture celebrates the country’s achievements and is ‘themed on the unwavering and undying spirit of India over these past 75 years’.”

The Verge: Google celebrates Army’s anniversary with BTS street view tour

The Verge: Google celebrates Army’s anniversary with BTS street view tour. “July 9th marks the ninth birthday of the BTS Army (specifically, the official announcement of its name). As Twitter celebrates the anniversary, Google has released a new street view experiment through its Arts & Culture platform in collaboration with the band. The BTS x Street Galleries exhibition brings viewers on a virtual tour of the group’s favorite artworks.”

Google Blog: A Queer Eye on Art History with Google Arts & Culture

Google Blog: A Queer Eye on Art History with Google Arts & Culture. “In honor of Pride Month and beyond, and in collaboration with over 60 cultural institutions, Google Arts & Culture presents the “A Queer Eye on Art History” hub. It’s a place where you can explore archives and collections to celebrate LGBTQIA+ lives and art and dive into more than 20 newly curated stories, new collections from partners, and much more.”

Google Blog: Preserving languages and the stories behind them

Google Blog: Preserving languages and the stories behind them. “Thanks to a collaboration with our global partners, ranging from language communities to national language institutes, you can now discover the languages of Maya, Tepehua, Sanskrit, Vurës, Kumeyaay/Diegueño, Potawatomi and Serravallese, spoken across Mexico, South Asia, the South Pacific, the United States and Italy.”

Gilberto Gil: Our largest retrospective of a living artist (Google Blog)

Google Blog: Gilberto Gil: Our largest retrospective of a living artist. “Gilberto Gil, the Brazilian singer, songwriter and cultural icon, once said that ‘Brazil was, is, and will be in fashion.’… To celebrate Gil’s 80th birthday, Google Arts & Culture is launching the largest online retrospective dedicated to a living artist. In The Rhythm of Gil, you’ll find a wealth of unique material – including an album believed to be lost forever, over 140 stories, over 900 newly digitized videos and tapes, and exclusive illustrations by artist Raiana Britto.”

Google Blog: ¡Que aproveche! Spain’s culinary heritage

Google Blog: ¡Que aproveche! Spain’s culinary heritage. “Food is at the very heart of Spanish culture, with traditional recipes being passed down from one generation to the next across the nation’s regional communities. It’s a fragile heritage though, and one that can be easily lost in the rapid pace of today’s world. To preserve this heritage, Google Arts & Culture, working with curator and gastronomic researcher María Llamas, and the Real Academia de Gastronomía, presents Spanish Food: Cooking Memories. Following on from Spain: Open Kitchen – our first-ever virtual exhibit about food culture – this is the second installment dedicated to Spanish cuisine.”

Google Blog: Augmented reality brings fine art to life for International Museum Day

Google Blog: Augmented reality brings fine art to life for International Museum Day. “Have you ever dreamt of having your portrait taken by a world-famous artist? Or wished a painting would come to life before your eyes? This International Museum Day, we’re unveiling three new Art Filter options via the Google Arts & Culture app so that you can immerse yourself in iconic paintings by Vincent van Gogh, Grant Wood, and Fernando Botero.”

Google Blog: Milan Cathedral, up close and beautiful

Google Blog: Milan Cathedral, up close and beautiful. “Milan Cathedral Remixed was made possible by Google Arts & Culture technology, in partnership with the Veneranda Fabbrica. This ambitious digitization project led to the capture of more than 50 stained glass windows in high resolution, bringing the Google Art Camera to a dizzying height of 30 meters. This captured the details of more than 2,000 stained glass window panels, many of which can’t be seen from ground level.”