We Still Love Flash Mobs

>> Tuesday, February 15, 2011

On Nov.13 2010 unsuspecting shoppers got a big surprise while enjoying their lunch at the Welland Seaway Mall, Ontario, Canada. Over 100 participants in this awesome Christmas Flash Mob, singing “Hallelujah Chorus” from George Handel’s Messiah.

This flash mob was organized by http://www.AlphabetPhotography.com to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas! Sung by members of the Chorus Niagara.


Visit the National Gallery in London without leaving home

Google has taken its 360-degree Street View cameras into some of the most famous and acclaimed galleries, to open the world’s art collection to the internet. Google Art Project lets you browse 385 rooms in 17 galleries, and see more than 1,000 works by 486 artists.

A unique collaboration with some of the world’s most acclaimed art museums to enable people to discover and view more than a thousand artworks online in extraordinary detail.

•Explore museums with Street View technology: virtually move around the museum’s galleries, selecting works of art that interest you, navigate though interactive floor plans and learn more about the museum and you explore.

•Artwork View: discover featured artworks at high resolution and use the custom viewer to zoom into paintings. Expanding the info panel allows you to read more about an artwork, find more works by that artist and watch related YouTube videos.

•Create your own collection: the ‘Create an Artwork Collection’ feature allows you to save specific views of any of the 1000+ artworks and build your own personalised collection. Comments can be added to each painting and the whole collection can then be shared with friends and family.

•Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin - Germany
•Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian, Washington DC - USA
•The Frick Collection, NYC - USA
•Gemäldegalerie, Berlin - Germany
•The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC - USA
•MoMA, The Museum of Modern Art, NYC - USA
•Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid - Spain
•Museo Thyssen - Bornemisza, Madrid - Spain
•Museum Kampa, Prague - Czech Republic
•National Gallery, London - UK
•Palace of Versailles - France
•Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam - The Netherlands
•The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg - Russia
•State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow - Russia
•Tate Britain, London - UK
•Uffizi Gallery, Florence - Italy
•Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam - The Netherlands


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