Bloomberg Connects

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About this app

Bloomberg Connects helps art lovers and curious minds explore 150+ museums, galleries, sculpture parks, gardens, and cultural spaces around the world. At home, on site, or on the go, let us be your expert guide as you plan your visit, discover exhibitions, and dive deep into arts and culture.

• Plan and Discover: Map out your visit in advance with our planning tools, then use the lookup numbers in the gallery for quick information about an unexpected find.

• Look. Listen. Watch. Explore. Bloomberg Connects brings exhibitions and collections alive with exclusive multimedia content created by our museum collaborators.

• Artwork Anytime: Use the app on site or on its own to experience stunning artwork, watch exclusive artists’ videos, and hear fascinating stories about your favorite works, all in a digital experience supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies.

Bloomberg Connects is free to download and provides ad-free content to enhance your museum experience or get inspired wherever you are. Designed for everyone, the app includes a variety of built-in accessibility features and is available in multiple languages.

Bloomberg Philanthropies created the Bloomberg Connects app as a part of our commitment to making art and culture accessible to all, and provide it to users and cultural partners completely free of charge. We believe that digital technology has the power to make the art and offerings of museums and other cultural organizations more accessible – not just to those visiting in person, but to people around the world.

Use Bloomberg Connects to discover museums and cultural spaces in New York, London, Aberdeen, Amsterdam, Anchorage, Aspen, Boston, Chicago, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Jackson, Los Angeles, Newark, Pittsburgh, Rome, and more.

Current places to explore include: Aberdeen Art Gallery, American Academy in Rome, Anchorage Museum, Art UK, Artangel, Artichoke, Aspen Art Museum, Benjamin Franklin House, Black Cultural Archives, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, The Burrell Collection, Camden Art Centre, Central Park Conservancy, Charleston, Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Compton Verney, The Courtauld, The Design Museum, Dia Beacon, Dorich House Museum, The Drawing Center, Dulwich Picture Gallery, The DuSable Black History Museum, El Museo del Barrio, Falmouth Art Gallery, The Fourth Plinth, The Frick Collection, Fruitmarket, Governors Island, Graves Gallery, Greenwood Art Project, Greenwood Rising, Guggenheim Museum, Hammer Museum, Hayward Gallery, The Hepworth Wakefield, High Line, Hispanic Society Museum & Library, Horniman Museum and Gardens, The Hunterian, Huntington Library - Art Museum - and Botanical Gardens, The Institute of Contemporary Arts, ICA/Boston, Imperial War Museum – Duxford, Imperial War Museum - Churchill War Rooms, Japanese American National Museum, Jewish Museum, Judd Foundation, Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, The Kitchen, La Biennale di Venezia, The Line, London Mithraeum Bloomberg SPACE, Louis Armstrong House Museum, Magazzino, The Met Cloisters, Mississippi Museum of Art, MoMA PS1, The Morgan Library & Museum, Museum of Arts and Design, Museum of Chinese in America, Museum of Jewish Heritage, Museum of the City of New York, National Theatre, Neue Galerie, New Contemporaries, New York Botanical Garden, New-York Historical Society, The New York Public Library, The Newark Museum of Art, Noguchi Museum, Pallant House Gallery, Penlee House Gallery & Museum, The Phillips Collection, Resnick Center for Herbert Bayer Studies, Royal Scottish Academy, Sculpture in the City, Serpentine, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Sir John Soane’s Museum, Socrates Sculpture Park, Somerset House, Storm King Art Center, The Studio Museum in Harlem, Tate, Turner Contemporary, The Walk, The Wallace Collection, Weston Park, Whitechapel Gallery, Williams College Museum of Art, Yorkshire Sculpture Park and more.

Experience your favorite cultural institutions – anytime, anywhere – with new digital guides added regularly!
Updated on
Jan 31, 2023

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Data is encrypted in transit
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535 reviews
Ethan phone
July 10, 2022
The information it does have is good, though rather out of date. I used it at Yorkshire sculpture park and many sculptures were no longer present. It asks for location and has a map, but does not show your location on the map. Often forgets its place and goes back to the start screen and I have to re-select the sculpture park, click through to get to the menu, wait for it to load everything up again. The map is slow, jerky, and never stays where you left it.
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Péter Sós
January 9, 2023
I used it in MoMA. Very slow and buggy. Keeps going back to the main screen for venue selection, and it takes forever to load the page I need. The map sometimes shows everything, sometimes only select spots of interest. Very confusing, I'd expect way better in a major museum.
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Jordan Margy Young
September 17, 2022
barely functional made for a frustrating museum experience. app was unresponsive to screen touches and wouldn't consistently load content. Saw one patron leave in frustration. another gave up and used the Frick website, as i did in the end.
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What's new

Update the Bloomberg Connects app and explore 150+ digital guides to museums, galleries, botanical gardens, and more!

• Want to explore The Met or Brooklyn Museum virtually? Now you can!
• More new guides — Alaska Native Heritage Center, Ben Uri Gallery, Henry Moore Studios, Holocaust Museum LA, The Museum at FIT, & Tel Aviv Museum of Art.
• Crash fixes and app improvements.

For more arts and culture, follow us on Instagram and Facebook (@bloombergconnects) and Twitter (@bbgconnects).