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Hammer Museum Launches Free Mobile App

Thursday, May 19th, 2011


Available now via iTunes and Android Market

The Hammer Museum is excited to introduce the Museum’s free mobile app, available now on iTunes and the Android Market. Use the Hammer app to plan your visit, enhance your museum experience with robust exhibition content, and learn more about the Hammer’s wide array of exhibitions and collections. The free app is rich with content including interviews with artists and curators discussing specific works of art, videos of artists describing their practices, and excerpts from exhibition catalogues. The breadth of material on the app will be continually expanded. Compatible devices include Android (Android 2.2 and higher) and iPhone (must have iOS 4 installed).

FEATURES INCLUDE:
-In-depth exhibition audio guides
-Interviews with artists and curators
-Videos and images of works on view
-Exhibition catalogue texts
-Tools for planning your visit
-Interfaces with social networking sites and email

The Hammer’s app was developed with Toura (http://toura.com), a recognized leader in multi-media cross-platform app publishing. Toura has partnered with leading content creators around the world, including the Art Institute of Chicago, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, and the Royal Academy of Arts, to create a variety of mobile applications.