Arts & Culture

  • The opening concert of the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg live and in 360°

    … To mark Wednesday's opening of the Hamburg Elbphilharmonie concert hall, Google Arts & Culture will bring viewers a celebratory performance streamed on YouTube starting at 6:30 pm CET. Under the direction of Thomas Hengelbrock, the NDR Elbphilharmonie orchestra will perform with top-class soloists Philippe Jaroussky and Camilla Tilling…

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  • Mantova, Italy's Capital of Culture 2016, on Google Arts & Culture

    … The City of Mantova, the Italian Capital of Culture 2016, unveils its story along with its finest cultural treasures and natural beauty on Google Arts & Culture. With your smartphone or computer, start exploring the wonders of the Palazzo Te: admire the lively details of the frescos of the Chamber of the Giants and use Google Cardboard…

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  • Learning about the ho-ho-holidays with Google

    … The holidays are a time for celebrating traditions. Year after year, we tell favorite holiday stories and sing favorite holiday songs, whether for Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa. This season, you can help your students discover some of the history and heritage of popular holiday icons with two new Google Expeditions, which add a virtual…

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  • Experimenting at the crossroads of Machine Learning and arts

    …-old and 3.5 cm tall female figure is the oldest artwork discovered. Ever since its ancient beginnings, art has been influenced by the tools and technology available to create and share works. Breakthroughs in painting, printing, or the invention of photography all provided tools for creative expression, and left their mark on our culture…

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  • The Elbphilharmonie is ready on Google. Come on in!

    …. That is why, in partnership with the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, we’re giving an early preview of the Grand Hall on Google Arts & Culture and Google Maps! With the help of Google Street View you can virtually walk from the main entrance over an 82 meter long, slightly arched escalator called the Tube which leads to the large panoramic window with harbor…

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  • Live the Day of the Dead

    … Mexican poet Octavio Paz once wrote, "Our cult of death is also our cult of life." Those words capture the spirit with which Mexicans celebrate Día de Muertos. On November 1 and 2, families in Mexico honor those who have departed, setting up colorful altars at home and in public places with the images of loved ones. These ancestors are greeted…

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  • Virtually explore Indonesia's wonders with Google Arts & Culture

    …; Culture platform. Art Camera captures batik There was plenty more of Indonesia’s rich heritage for them to explore on the Google Arts & Culture platform. We recently brought our new Art Camera to Indonesia to capture and digitally preserve collections at Museum Tekstil and Galeri Batik YBI. Using the custom-built Art Camera, we’re…

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  • Curio-cité Episode 1: Explore the forgotten corners of Paris

    … Our curiosity pushes us to try new experiences: to learn, to grow, to change our point of view, or simply to have fun. Luckily for us, our cities are full of opportunities for new experiences. But sometimes, to get ourselves started and discover these secrets, we need a guide to inspire and motivate us. That’s why Google Arts & Culture…

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  • Commemorating Václav Havel’s 80th birthday

    …To commemorate Vaclav Havel's life and work, Google Arts & Culture has partnered with the Václav Havel Library to present Tribute to Václav Havel, an online exhibition of photographs. This, along with three other existing digital collections, gives anyone the opportunity to learn more about this famous dissident, dramatist and freedom fighter…

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