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Use this app for a virtual public art tour

Get to know the stories behind 11 Scottsdale public artworks as you take your own guided tour with a new augmented reality app.

Through the mobile app Hoverlay, viewers can hold their phone up to a participating artwork and watch animated video of artists and dignitaries share the behind the scenes story of each piece.

The feature was first introduced during Scottsdale Public Art’s Canal Convergence in November.

“With these new AR features, people can find out more about the artworks than they would get from a simple plaque,” Wendy Raisanen, curator of collections for Scottsdale Public Art, said in

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Culture Summit Abu Dhabi 2021 goes virtual for the year

The unprecedented times of COVID-19 have brought down a lot of business; and the art, culture and creative industries weren’t left behind. Rather, it was one of the growing sectors in the global economy, until the contagion. The industry has seen a huge blow ever since.

However, to boost the spirit back and for better economic recovery, Culture Summit Abu Dhabi 2021 is taking place in the city from March 8 to March 10, 2021.

As many activities and lifestyles have gone digital, this year, the Culture Summit will focus on more adaptable, resilient and collaborative approaches to building and

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Metro Art Presents and Bob Baker Marionette Theater Celebrate 7th Annual Bob Baker Day With Virtual Event

Metro Art Presents and Bob Baker Marionette Theater Celebrate  7th Annual Bob Baker Day With Virtual Event

In celebration of the 7th annual Bob Baker Day, Metro Art Presents is collaborating with the world-renowned Los Angeles puppetry organization, Bob Baker Marionette Theater, on a virtual celebration featuring its beloved puppets performing throughout historic Union Station.

Premiering on Saturday, Feb. 27, at 10:30 a.m. on Metro Art and Union Station Facebook and YouTube channels, the joyful and imaginative celebration of Bob Baker’s birthday will feature the popular marionettes who have entertained generations of Angelenos as they explore, dance and even roller skate through the station while delivering fun for all ages through an online carnival of inspiration and

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Celebrate Black History Month With These Free Virtual Events | Travel

Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, many museums and cultural institutions around the country are opting to shift their Black History Month line-ups for the month of February from in-person to online-only affairs. The result is a creative curation of art exhibitions, concerts, panel discussions and other events designed to celebrate, but safely through virtual means. Here are more than a dozen (free!) events to mark on your calendar.

Exhibitions

The National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., is hosting a comprehensive exhibition focused on the life of Pauli Murray, a Civil Rights activist who was also

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