Much has been made of the new generations that are experiencing the world through new, more sensory-driven engagement via the Web, the Wii and 3D Movies, among others. Concerned that they were losing out on newer, younger audiences, a museum in Kraków, Poland decided to do something about it.
The Sukiennice Museum of 19th Century Polish Art chose to re-invent their image by taking growing trends in technology and incorporating them into a new exhibit of older works. They created audio and video recreations of the stories behind some of their most important paintings, including Augmented Reality – where visitors could view the video and painting at the same time through a smartphone app.
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