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April 3, 2012

Google expands their Art Project to include the New Acropolis Museum

Posted at 1:31 pm in New Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum in Athens has now been added to Google’s Art Project.

You can view the actual project page for the museum here.

The Next Web

Google’s Art Project grows larger with 151 museums online across 40 countries
3rd April 2012 by Jamillah Knowles

Google has announced that Google Art Project, where art lovers, students and armchair travellers can explore the visually creative world, has seen a major expansion. Now culture fans will be able to explore sculpture, street art and photographs from 151 museums in 40 countries.

The service was launched last year as a successful “20% project”, where Google employees can spend 20% of their time working on personal projects. It allows users to browse thousands of works of art in exceptional detail and uses technology like Picasa and App Engine along with technology that enables Street View to enter museums and collections.
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