Louvre Abu Dhabi Launches New Digital Experiences

ART
Apr 22,2020
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While Louvre Abu Dhabi is temporarily closed, you can still experience the museum’s most recent international exhibition through a 360 virtual tour available on the museum’s website. In this virtual tour, you can navigate throughout the entire exhibition and select 18 of the artworks on view for a closer look through clicking on a digital tag.

Pieces include Louvre Abu Dhabi’s spectacular Ottoman Horse Armour from the late 15th century, installed alongside a European Horse and Knight Armour from the first quarter of the 16th century, on loan from Musée de l'armée; a cameo from 260 A.D. depicting the Fight between Emperor Valerian and King Shapur from the collections of Bibliothèque Nationale de France; and the Turban Helmet of Sultan Bajazet II from Musée de l’armée, among other works. Heres a complete list of items on the virtual tour.

  • Virtual Tour: 360 Virtual Tour of Furusiyya: The Art of Chivalry Between East and West
  • Art from Home: Sarcophagus of Princess Henuttawy: Coffins and mummy wrappings
  • Young Visitor’s Guide: Join our knights from the East and the West on a journey to learn about values, skills and tools to join the League of Furusiyya
  • Make and Play: Enjoy short and fun videos on how to make art inspired by the collection using simple materials
  • Discover our e-learning resources: Enhance your experience through engaging questions and interactive activities from your homes

 

Visit the virtual tour here.

Image Courtesy: Supplied

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