With all of the art events going on in New York City, it can be dizzying to decide which to attend. Download these apps to stay on top of your gallery-going game with just a tap and couple of swipes.
Containing over 600 of the latest exhibitions, NYArtBeat breaks down this daunting list by date, popularity, and media. Use the app’s GPS feature to learn which events are within walking distance and it’ll map out the quickest route.
2) Museum a GoGo NYC
Learn more about a favorite museum or discover a new one! This app covers the five boroughs of New York and lists museums by neighborhood, plus provides basic information such as address, hours, and cost of entry. Read about a museum’s history or learn more about its collection’s highlights.
3) Street Art NYC
While stumbling upon street art can be fun, be the first to post the latest mural to Instagram. Street Art NYC maps out the locations of the freshest street art and gives you info on current pieces and their artists. Plus, customize your feed, having it display works created by your favorite graffiti artists.
Bridging the digital with the physical, this app provides information and images on galleries, based on your interests and location. Once you’ve found your favorites, receive push notifications about exhibition openings. And the app isn’t limited to New York – it can be used in Toronto and is under development in other major metropolises. top image courtesy of artlocal
Can’t recognize a piece? Snap a pic of it and upload it to artbit. With over one million works in its archive, this app recognizes the work’s title and artist, plus provides you with background info. And if you can’t find a piece, contribute to the artbit community by adding it to the app’s collection.
Cheers to a simpler navigation of NY’s art world!