The guide provides themed audio tours featuring stories from the day of 9/11 and the recovery at Ground Zero. It also presents details of the Museum’s archaeological elements and architectural designs of the Memorial and the Museum.
Witnessing History Tour: Narrated by Robert De Niro, this tour provides an overview of 9/11 and its aftermath. You’ll hear about the experiences of first responders, recovery workers, family members of those killed on 9/11, journalists, and others with stories to share. This tour is also available in American Sign Language, Chinese (Mandarin Simplified), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, and Spanish.
Discovering History Tour: Designed for children ages 8-11 years old and their families, this tour takes a close look at Museum artifacts and provides an age-appropriate recounting of the events of 9/11.
Building History Tour: This tour features the voices of architects, recovery workers, and preservationists describing the archaeological remnants of the World Trade Center visible in the Museum, as well as information about the building and design of the original complex and this Museum.
An audio descriptive tour of the Museum is also available.
Audio tours produced by Acoustiguide. App developed by Tristan Interactive.
Opened to the public in 1929 in a beautiful Beaux Arts building on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the Rodin Museum houses some 140 works in bronze, marble and plaster by the great French sculptor Auguste Rodin. A gift to the city from philanthropist and movie theatre magnate Jules Mastbaum, the Museum offers one of the most comprehensive collections of the artist’s work outside Paris.
This application presents thirty-one sculptures by Rodin with audio and visual information on the objects, the artist and the Museum in Philadelphia. Information is presented by a museum curator, conservator and architectural historian. Pinch screen technology allows for extreme close up views of each object. Users can select objects a random, follow one of three related themes, share experiences through social media, and contribute to the Museum’ s online presence through photo sharing.
The Rodin Museum, Philadelphia
Benjamin Franklin Parkway at 22nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Category views, numeric keypad entry and the keyword search function enable you to access the tour anyway you wish.
Through video and sound, our scientists will give you a greater insight into featured artifacts and specimens. Share your favorites with friends or create your own tours based on interest or theme. New objects and tours will be added on a regular basis, so there will always be something new to discover. It’s the best of The Field, now available on your mobile device.
It is designed to be experienced while visiting at the Memorial and Museum or anywhere in the world.
The app's primary features are map and story modes. Rotate the device to switch between modes. Users can explore a content-rich landscape of the memorial and multi-level maps inside the museum. Clickable hotspots along the maps reveal photos, videos, audio and more. In story mode, users can explore this content organized in chapters.
The app also features a new tribute mode where users can leave tribute messages, including their name and where they are from. Tributes can also remain anonymous.
If you plan to visit the museum, the app has everything you need for your visit including interactive maps and a selection of tours. The app uses the Text to Speech function on your device to work as your audio guide. Remember to take this app with you to the museum and make the most of your day.
Some of the highlights:
• The oldest golden mummy mask
• The largest statue at the British museum
• Oldest statue in the world
• Prehistoric tools used by our ancestors
• Relics from the seven wonders of the Ancient world.
Many more await you inside the app!!
• Zoom in to high-resolution images
• Prepare your visit with maps and basic visitor information
• Stay current with event and exhibition updates
• Spanish, French, Mandarin, Japanese, Russian
Timeline brings to life the paintings of such masters as Botticelli, Da Vinci, Micheclangelo, Van Gogh, Monet, Courbet, Klimt, and 73 others in an eye-catching and easy to navigate format.
★ App Features
‣ Complete details of the work including the title, year of completion, actual dimensions, creator, current gallery location, etc. paired with a high-resolution digital image.
‣ Brief artist synopsis including date/location of birth/death, completed works, and more.
‣ Slide navigation at bottom of screen allows for quick scanning through years, artists, and their paintings.
‣ Swipe with a touch of the finger to jump from artist to artist.
‣ Supports Portrait and Landscape modes.
‣ Currently details 80 artists.
"Timeline - Art Museum" presents both public domain artworks and works that are protected by copyright. The works protected by copyright are posted on the application in accordance with fair use principles, because:
1. They are historically significant artworks;
2. The images are only being used for informational and educational purposes;
3. The images are readily available on the internet;
4. The images are low resolution copies of the original artworks and are unusable for commercial use;
"Timeline - Art Museum" uses Copyright term based on author's deaths according to Republic of Korea Copyright Law, that is 50 years. In other countries, the duration of copyright term may differ. Artworks protected by copyright are supposed to be used for contemplation. Images of that type of artworks are prohibited for copying, printing, or any kind of reproducing and communicating to public since these activities may be considered copyright infringement.
You can see the high-resolution images and descriptions of approximately 1,000 national treasures and important cultural properties owned by the four museums: Tokyo National Museum, Kyoto National Museum, Nara National Museum, and Kyusyu National Museum. The images of the items can be freely enlarged, and this allows you to fully appreciate every single detail. Some of picture scrolls and scriptures can be seen throughout from the beginning to the end. Additionally, you can quickly call up your favorite scenes or parts after adding to bookmarks.
Please enjoy excellent cultural properties from clay dolls in the Jomon period to modern oil paintings in a new style.
- By freely scrolling, enlarging, and reducing, see the high-solution images of national treasures and important cultural properties owned by the four museums of National Institute for Cultural Heritage.
- Search items by categories or keywords.
-This application and descriptions are available in Japanese, English, French, Simplified Chinese, and Korean. The language will be automatically switched depending on the application settings.
- A part or scene can be registered in Bookmarks and can be recalled later. In addition, the association with a Twitter account allows Bookmarks to be shared with other users.
- When using this application, you will need an Internet connection via 3G or Wi-Fi. Make sure your device is connected to the Internet before using it.
The application provides information about a selection of the National Museum of Beirut collection:
- By chronology
- By type of objects
- By location
On site, this application offers an Audio Guide, in three languages, commenting around fifty masterpieces of the archaeological collection on display in the National Museum.
Beautiful images from baroque period.
You will feel like you are in an art museum.
Does not require internet :), images are in the app.
Some info from Wikipedia about Caravaggio:
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (29 September 1571 – 18 July 1610) was an Italian artist active in Rome, Naples, Malta, and Sicily between 1593 and 1610. His paintings, which combine a realistic observation of the human state, both physical and emotional, with a dramatic use of lighting, had a formative influence on the Baroque school of painting.
Caravaggio trained as a painter in Milan under Simone Peterzano who had himself trained under Titian. In his early twenties Caravaggio moved to Rome where, during the late 16th and early 17th centuries, many huge new churches and palazzi were being built and paintings were needed to fill them. During the Counter-Reformation, the Roman Catholic Church searched for religious art with which to counter the threat of Protestantism, and for this task the artificial conventions of Mannerism, which had ruled art for almost a century, no longer seemed adequate.
Caravaggio's novelty was a radical naturalism that combined close physical observation with a dramatic, even theatrical, use of chiaroscuro. This came to be known as Tenebrism, the shift from light to dark with little intermediate value. He burst upon the Rome art scene in 1600 with the success of his first public commissions, the Martyrdom of Saint Matthew and Calling of Saint Matthew. Thereafter he never lacked commissions or patrons, yet he handled his success poorly. He was jailed on several occasions, vandalized his own apartment, and ultimately had a death warrant issued for him by the Pope.
An early published notice on him, dating from 1604 and describing his lifestyle three years previously, tells how "after a fortnight's work he will swagger about for a month or two with a sword at his side and a servant following him, from one ball-court to the next, ever ready to engage in a fight or an argument, so that it is most awkward to get along with him."In 1606 he killed a young man in a brawl and fled from Rome with a price on his head. He was involved in a brawl in Malta in 1608, and another in Naples in 1609, possibly a deliberate attempt on his life by unidentified enemies. This encounter left him severely injured. A year later, at the age of 38, he died under mysterious circumstances in Porto Ercole, reportedly from a fever while on his way to Rome to receive a pardon.
Famous while he lived, Caravaggio was forgotten almost immediately after his death, and it was only in the 20th century that his importance to the development of Western art was rediscovered. Despite this, his influence on the new Baroque style that eventually emerged from the ruins of Mannerism was profound. It can be seen directly or indirectly in the work of Rubens, Jusepe de Ribera, Bernini, and Rembrandt, and artists in the following generation heavily under his influence were called the "Caravaggisti" or "Caravagesques", as well as Tenebrists or "Tenebrosi" ("shadowists"). Andre Berne-Joffroy, Paul Valéry's secretary, said of him: "What begins in the work of Caravaggio is, quite simply, modern painting."
★The paintings of fine arts can be perused smoothly quickly.
★There are a button which moves to the page of order, a fast forward button, and a music play button.
Since the tap of the screen is only carried out, a child can also use. will study history.
Please touch overseas wisdom, the way of thinking, curiosity, knowledge, culture, and imagination (creation) power.
Enjoy a highly energetic parade for the art-lover on the go.
This is an application to show high resolution images in a slide show of all the main national treasures and important cultural assets held at the Nezu Museum. Japanese and East Asian art, as well as our facilities like galleries and garden, can be enjoyed any time on your hand. Tapping on the screen will also show high resolution images with commentary of approximately 120 pieces carefully chosen from the extensive Nezu Museum collection. Furthermore, you can enjoy the web application which the software is linked to, introducing the latest news from Nezu Museum.