WITH GOOGLE CULTURAL INSTITUTE
New online features include interactive video and multimedia exhibits,
inviting audiences to explore the world of Carnegie Hall,
unveiled as part of Google Cultural Institute’s global performing arts exhibition
|NEW YORK, NY— Music lovers from around the globe will have greater access to Carnegie Hall than ever before, thanks to a new partnership with the Google Cultural Institute. Online audiences are now invited to step on to Carnegie Hall’s stage alongside internationally-renowned performers, take a behind-the-scenes tour of the iconic landmark building, or browse a variety of engaging multimedia exhibits, opening doors in new ways to one of the greatest concert halls in the world.
This new interactive Carnegie Hall content was unveiled today as part of the Google Cultural Institute’s ambitious new global performing arts exhibition designed to share the unique and powerful experience of the performing arts. The global exhibition—created through a collaboration between Google and over 60 cultural institutions from more than 20 countries—was debuted today with events at Carnegie Hall in New York City and six other cities worldwide.
Clive Gillinson, Carnegie Hall’s Executive and Artistic Director said, “Carnegie Hall is thrilled to be a lead partner in Google Cultural Institute’s new global performing arts exhibition. Especially as the Hall celebrates its 125th anniversary this season, we have enjoyed working with the Google team over many months to look ahead, exploring new ways that technology can provide access to the world of Carnegie Hall. We thank Google for this partnership and we appreciate their strong commitment to sharing the power of the arts and the work of so many great institutions with people everywhere.”
Featured content on Carnegie Hall’s new Google Cultural Institute platform includes:
Launched in 2011, the Google Cultural Institute helps its partners bring the world’s cultural treasures to the fingertips of Internet users and builds tools that allow cultural institutions to share more of their art and heritage with audiences beyond their walls. Its new global performing arts exhibition opens today at g.co/performingarts and on the Google Cultural Institute website and is available for anyone on mobiles, tablets and desktop computers. Read Google Cultural Institute’s announcement about today’s global launch here.
About Carnegie Hall
Complementing these performance activities, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute creates extensive music education and community programs that annually serve close to 500,000 people in the New York City area, nationally, and internationally, playing a central role in Carnegie Hall’s commitment to making great music accessible to as many people as possible. As part of this work, WMI has long been a leader in utilizing technology to share Carnegie Hall programs, educational materials, and professional development resources with teachers, students, and partner organizations around the world. For more information, visit carnegiehall.org.
Photo of Yannick Nézet-Séguin by Chris Lee