Arts & Culture

    • Google Arts & Culture shines a light on 5,000 years of English heritage

      Some of the oldest prehistoric settlers roamed the land we call England today. In fact, England can trace its roots all the way back to the fifth century. That’s a lot of history, knowledge and culture to cover—enough to fill several libraries. But what about things that can’t be housed in libraries—archaeological artifacts, castles, forts and monuments like the Dover Castle ...

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  • Bavarian State Library and Google celebrate 10 years of partnership

    … a digital exhibition on Google Arts & Culture. Ten years ago the venerable Bavarian State Library from Munich (BSB) and the comparatively young Google started their joint adventure: the digitization of hundreds of thousands of historical writings from the archives of the BSB and its Bavarian regional libraries. To celebrate the 10th anniversary…

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  • Exploring Contemporary Art with Google Arts & Culture

    … Working with more than 180 partners all over the world, Google Arts & Culture is shining a light on contemporary art, with a new collection of online stories and rich digital content at g.co/ContemporaryArt. Through an immersive digital journey, we bring you straight to the institutions housing the world’s seminal contemporary art…

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  • Something’s coming … “West Side Story” on Google Arts & Culture

    … the Broadway musical first debuted. In partnership with Carnegie Hall, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, the Museum of the City of New York and the National Museum of American Jewish History, Google Arts & Culture is launching a new collection honoring “West Side Story.” Bringing together artifacts and mementos from the making…

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  • Ti Amo Italy: a historic theater takes center stage in a new music video

    … “Ti Amo.” I love you. The new song from French synth-pop stars Phoenix. The title song from their recently released album “Ti Amo” is a love letter to Italy: from festivals in Sanremo, to singer Franco Battiato, to melted gelato. In the video for the song, created by La Blogothèque and directed by Colin Solal Cardo in collaboration with Google…

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  • Preserving and celebrating Latino cultures in the U.S.

    … to everyone with our newest Google Arts & Culture collection: Latino Cultures in the U.S. This is Winston Vargas's "Domino Players," shot in Washington Heights, New York. The photo is featured at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and is now a part of the Latino Cultures in the U.S. Arts & Culture collection. The collection has…

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  • Step inside of music

    … What if you could step inside your favorite song and get a closer look at how music is made? That’s the idea behind our new interactive experiment Inside Music. The project is a collaboration with the popular podcast Song Exploder and some of our favorite artists across different genres—Phoenix, Perfume Genius, Natalia Lafourcade, Ibeyi…

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  • Preserving digital art: How will it survive?

    … their physical counterparts. It’s with this in mind that Google Arts & Culture has partnered with Rhizome to help in the preservation of digital art. Rhizome grew out of the blossoming web-artist community of the mid-1990s, and is now a thriving nonprofit in New York City. They’ve developed unique tools which preserve digital artworks and allow them…

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