This prestigious recognition spotlights Cuseum’s Augmented Reality (AR) app that virtually transports famous artworks from museums into people’s homes
BOSTON – April 28, 2021 – (Newswire.com)
Cuseum announced today that it has been nominated for Best Art, Culture, and Event App in the “Apps and Software” category of the 25th Annual Webby Awards. Widely recognized as the “Internet’s highest honor,” the Webby Awards celebrate excellence on the Internet. With this nomination, Cuseum’s Augmented Reality (AR) app [AR]T Museum has been singled out as one of the five best in the world in its category, and among the top 10% of nearly 13,500 projects worldwide. As a Webby Nominee, Cuseum joins the ranks of major brands including Google, HBO, and Comedy Central, along with renowned artists and celebrities Billie Eilish, James Corden, Jennifer Garner, and Gordon Ramsay.
In May 2020, in response to worldwide museum closures due to COVID-19, Cuseum released an innovative Augmented Reality (AR) app that virtually transports famous artworks from museums into people’s homes. Through the [AR]T Museum app, anyone around the world can virtually place paintings and other objects onto their walls and revel in artworks that are typically only available to view inside a museum setting. The launch of this app has elevated remote arts and cultural experiences to a new plane, as well as pushed the frontier of what virtual engagement can look like for cultural…