Art Institute of Chicago Launches French Impressionist Mobile App


CHICAGO, IL.- The Art Institute of Chicago and Toura are pleased to announce the release of the museum’s first mobile app, created to showcase its renowned permanent collection of French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings. The Art Institute holds one of the most important collections of 19th-century French art in the world, and the museum is now making these iconic images, and accompanying audio and visual learning tools, available globally through a partnership with Toura–a leading mobile application platform provider. The Art Institute’s French Impressionism App is available across multiple mobile platforms, including iPhone/iPod Touch, Android, and an HD version available for the iPad. Specifically, the app offers a dynamic multimedia experience including high-definition images of more than 100 of the world’s most iconic Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings, virtual tours of four Art Insti