Timken’s collection of European, Russian, and American art available via a free app for iOS devices
Maren Dougherty, Balboa Park Online Collaborative
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The Timken Museum of Art, together with Artfinder and the Balboa Park Online Collaborative (BPOC), has launched a mobile app for its world-class collection of European old master paintings, Russian icons, and American art.
The Timken is the first art museum in San Diego to make its entire collection accessible through an application for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch devices. The app is free, just like a visit to the museum. It can be downloaded from the App Store: http://bp0.co/HZMqT9
"The Timken is all about free access to explore and learn about great works of art,” said John Wilson, the Timken’s executive director. “Our collection app brings the range of our collection, and information about it, to an all-but unlimited audience and we hope they'll make the journey to Balboa Park and see these masterpieces first hand.”
The Balboa Park Online Collaborative (BPOC), of which the Timken is a member, helped complete the digitization of the Timken’s collection and coordinated with London-based Artfinder for the app launch. This app builds on the success of the Timken’s first mobile effort with...Read The Rest