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Google Cultural Institute Reviews

Explore art, landmarks and exhibitions from around the world

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  • My 3 year old son drew "a rooster"
    Uh, yeah. You need to create and environment for him to do this all the time. You need to drop money on supplies and see which he gravitates towards. You need to feed all the art in the world and see what he gravitates to, you can do this with with a Google Arts and Culture account You need to get season passes to set museums so he can study the textures and light. You need not to push this aside. He needs to... - Source: Reddit / 7 days ago
  • *actual* high-res artworks for downloading
    Found an even better way though. Check out Google Arts and Culture, they have a really nice selection of high res artwork. Normally you can't download them but with this nifty tool here (should warrant its own post here) it's possible to download the full res pics in png. - Source: Reddit / 16 days ago
  • Daily painting for wallpaper
    You could kindly ask the dev to port it on windows as well ( [email protected] ) or try (you can emulate Android on Windows) or maybe make some noise and aks some dev on fiverr to write a software that scrapes art form and (always wanted a way to download hires pictures from this). - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
  • I am teaching a high school Art History class and need some advice...
    Google Arts and Culture is a great resource with a fairly good selection. A lot of the art is photographed at very high resolution, and allows for some really impressive zooming. - Source: Reddit / about 2 months ago
  • Looking for art work
    As for page weathering, search some library site ( is a good starting point) for ancient books. You should be able to find some physical tome from a thousand years ago that has public-domain photos of it. Find a high resolution one, find a part of a page that's well-weathered, and use that as a page background, possibly with modification. My stuff with a page background is using a blank... - Source: Reddit / about 2 months ago
  • Hey guys I’m having some trouble finding a piece of art to critique for this assignment. Any suggestions?
    You can search for the terms on google arts & culture, there are quite a few options there. Good luck! - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • This is a fucking joke. What a world.
    Google Arts & Culture, and you download the painting by plugging the Arts & Culture URL into Dezoomify. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • Where does google get its images for chromecast screen savers?
    The art images are sourced via Google Arts and Culture. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • Why is looking at art online such a pain?
    Https:// is a good website for looking at what they have, but it's not a true encyclopaedia of art like it should be. - Source: Reddit / 8 months ago
  • Recommendations?
    I would also recommend Smarthistory, Wikiart and Google Arts and Culture . The first is a resource on art history, the second gives an overview of the oeuvre of artists and the third is a bit of both. You can also create your own collections on A&C, which is nice and helps a lot (favourite works, works you want to study a bit more...). There's also a plethora of YouTube Channels out there... From the niche and... - Source: Reddit / 8 months ago
  • how can i get into art more?
    A lot of art galleries/museums have expansive art collections online for free including virtual tours, online exhibitions, and articles. Google Arts & Culture is a great resource for all of these things. A few major art museums/galleries with good online collections include the Tate, MoMA, National Gallery, and Met Museum. A lot of them have social media pages you can follow. On the topic of social media: Many... - Source: Reddit / 9 months ago
  • I need your opinion on art for battle maps.
    Https:// <-- this is also just fun to browse occasionally. - Source: Reddit / 10 months ago
  • what's the name of this kind of layout and is it relevant?
    Google Art & Culture website ( use the same layout for their hero section. - Source: Reddit / 11 months ago
  • How Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR) is Transforming Education
    Google Arts & Culture, formally known as Google Expeditions, is working to feature content from over 2,000 museums globally. Google users can receive free admission into The Palace Museum in Beijing, solve a puzzle of Johannes Vermeer's "Girl with a Pearl Earring", walk inside the Colosseum in Rome, create their own music with Blob Opera, or discover their art doppelganger, all through using AR and VR. Watch how... - Source: / 11 months ago
  • Timbuktu manuscripts: Mali's ancient science and scholarship captured online
    Just read the BBC and explored the site - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • is there somewhere online where i can get very large and high definition art images for free?
    Google Arts & Culture has a bunch of really hi-res fine art images from museums around the world. You can't download them directly, but if you paste the link into Dezoomify it will convert it into a downloadable image for you. There's also a Dezoomify browser extension which makes it easier. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • How/Where do you all consume art during the pandemic?
    I actually got into art history during the pandemic. I took some online courses. There is also google arts and culture where you can find lots of collections. I also like to look at some nice art books. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Finally The Positive News We Were Looking For?!
    There are billions spent on services like Google DNS, Project Shield, Photos, Maps / Earth, Waze, Android Auto, Arts&Culture, and more. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • How to properly use "Google Art & Culture" resources ? (license, credit etc.)
    I thought that these classical paintings were "Humanity common goods" and that the Google Art & Culture platform would be a good start to take some of the paintings, but I have a doubt:. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • [Request] A different kind of piracy, where to find high resolution paintings/pictures to print out at a shop, frame it and hang up on my walls?
    In the case of sites that don't offer direct downloads of high res art, but they do offer zoomable tiled previews, you can use software like to download those and compose them into full, often very high res, images. There's also an online version here: but I have better luck w/ the command line one. You can use it to grab full res images from... - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • What would you do with a $1000 classroom budget?
    A class VR set-up for virtual tours of historic sites and museums. Google used to have a thing for it called Expeditions and you could buy a class set of cheap Android phones and Google Cardboard headsets (alternatively, you can buy Google Cardboard headsets individually for like $5 online). They got rid of Expeditions and turned it into Google Arts & Culture. I haven't messed with it since then but I went to a... - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago

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