High-resolution images of 100+ iconic works -- drawn from the original scans that only the Art Institute has—from the museum’s world-renowned collection
Informative and engaging entries on each painting by the museum’s curators
Biographies of the 22 artists whose works are represented
Videos related to the art works and to the history of the collection
Narrated virtual tours of select Impressionist galleries at the museum
A photo-rich history of the development of this magnificent collection
Exclusive detailed descriptions not available in the galleries
The app can also be used inside the museum for additional insight on certain pieces.
"The goal would be eventually for people to have a library of apps," said Erin Hogan, museum spokeswoman, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. "It would almost be like a digital encyclopedia of the Art Institute."
Prices for the app will range from $2 to $5.99. Look for it in your device's mobile app store.