– Scan the art, uncover the story
BBC Arts Editor, Will Gompertz: "Smartify is the most elegant, unobtrusive, information-rich gallery guide I've seen. And it's free!"
New Scientist: “Image recognition app scans paintings to act like Shazam for art.”
Love visiting art galleries but hate not knowing the stories behind the artworks? Wish you could carry your favourite art with you, and show your collection to friends? Join the thousands of people who have used Smartify in museums and galleries across the world to discover and share art.
Hold your phone up to an artwork. The app will recognise the image and you'll be able to find out more about it immediately on your phone. Use the screen just like your phone camera - Tap the screen to focus and brighten, pinch to zoom in and out. No more squeezing through crowds to read that little label!
- Scroll down to access audio commentary and additional information.
- Swipe left to read about the artist.
- Want to remember your favourite artworks? Simple. Tap the heart in the top right corner to add works to your personal collection.
- Create a profile to keep art saved for you. Visit the ‘Profile’ page to sign in and edit settings.
- To find out where you can use Smartify, plus trending artworks and highlights, hit ‘Explore’.
- No fees or charges.
***Please note SMARTIFY partners with museum and galleries to protect artist copyright and can only be used in specific venues. Visit the Explore page of the app for details***
***Where’s my art?***
You love the app but your favourite artwork or collection is not available yet. Drop us an message at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will move mountains to make things happen!
SMARTIFY is a social enterprise whose mission is to help people make meaningful connections with art. We believe nothing beats the physical experience of visiting a museum and want to make it easy to discover, remember and share art. If you are inspired by our story and work, get in touch: email@example.com.