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Norton Museum Of Art Brings Art to Life With AR

The Norton Museum of Art, which is located in West Palm Beach in Florida, has said it will allow visitors greater accessibility to its collection...

Instagram Adds Smithsonian Museums’ Exhibits With AR

Augmented reality (AR) technologies have been used in museum contexts before but now the approach has been utilised by one of the world’s biggest social...

Akron Art Museum Launches Augmented Reality Experience

The Akron Art Museum in Ohio, USA, has announced that it intends to bring interactivity and a unique art experience to the homes of the...

App Brings Black History to Life With Augmented Reality

A British charity devoted to education and improving mental health has launched an augmented reality (AR) app that it says will highlight the historic roles...

Mayflower 400: how we brought the pilgrims’ ship to life using VR technology

It’s almost impossible, 400 years later, to imagine the scene in September 1620, when groups of English Puritans took their last look at the land...

Museum Heads to Wonderland With Virtual Reality Event

The Victoria & Albert Museum in London has announced that it will stage a major virtual reality (VR) event in the museum to support of...

The AR that ate Disney World 

For years, I had a deep skepticism of Augmented Reality (AR). While I could see the revolutionary potential of AR in the distant future, when...

How virtual reality is bringing historical sites to life

If the purpose of museums is to build a bridge between the past and present, then VR is surely one of the most innovative construction...

What can AR do to bring heritage sites to life?

Augmented reality offers museums the opportunity to bring history to life AR, or augmented reality, has rapidly been inserting itself into our daily lives over...

7 ways VR is changing the museum landscape

Many people make the mistake of seeing museums as stuffy, traditional spaces. They are perceived to be institutions that look backwards and cling to the...

Meaningful museum interpretations using virtual reality

If the purpose of museums is to reflect on our reality, can virtual reality interpretation add a new and valuable dimension? How can people experience...

Mixed Reality Brings Liberation Struggle to Life at Paris Museum

A modern take on the historic struggle to liberate the French capital from Nazi oppression has been launched at the Museum of the Liberation of...

How Are Museums Using HoloLens?

Museums around the world are doing interesting things with HoloLens. In this article we highlight some of the most interesting Museum HoloLens projects from the...

Augmented Reality brings Korean Heritage Site Back to Life

The Donuimun Gate, was one of the Four Great Gates in the City Wall of Seoul. It was destroyed in 1915 during the Japanese colonial...

Bringing 17th-Century Documents from Rembrandt’s day to Life Using Augmented Reality

What if you would take a bunch of 400 year-old, illegible books about Rembrandt, place them in an exhibition space usually frequented by people over...

Tate Britain partners with Facebook on The Virtual Wing

This month, the use of Facebook’s popular Spark AR platform to create a virtual wing for Tate Britain spotlighted the role of augmented reality as...

Apple team up with New Museum for AR art installations

In July, the US tech giant Apple announced that it had entered into a novel collaboration with the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New...

Bring the Museum to the Classroom with VR Field Trips

Most museums regularly welcome field trips through their doors, but unfortunately not every school is able to visit a museum in person. Could virtual reality...

Museum uses Virtual Reality to allow blind people to ‘see’ famous sculptures

Globally, it is estimated that approximately 1.3 billion people live with some form of distance or near vision impairment. Could Virtual Reality offer these people a...

Film: How can Museums use Virtual Reality?

Find more examples in this article on How museums are using virtual reality. – Virtual reality has been going through yet another cyclical revival driven...

Exhibition Blends Virtual Reality and Pop Superstardom

In the depths of London’s Somerset House two trends, one from museums and one from technology have collided with an exhibition that blends virtual reality...

Augmented Reality in the Museum

In October 2010, a pair of somewhat mischievous new media artists staged a wholly 21st century intervention at the Museum of Modern Art in New...