New and Free App "Take it Artside!" to Bring Kentucky’s Art Scene to Wider Audience

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NEW YORK, NY (REUTERS).- A new iPhone app is opening up Kentucky’s art scene to the public by bringing thousands of works of art in small American communities to a wider audience. The free app includes images of local public art along with a brief description of each piece and information about the artist who created it, as well a precise GPS location. Students and faculty at the University of Kentucky and the Gaines Center for the Humanities in Lexington developed the app called Take it Artside!. It was launched by the Central Kentucky Museum’s Without Walls Project. “As you may know, Central Kentucky is not known for our public art,” said Christine Huskisson, co-founder of the project, who sees the