Friday, February 17, 2017

Vatican launches new YouTube channel for Christian art

Within one year, photographs of all 20,000 objects currently on public display will be shown. After that, the intention is to have images of 200,000 works of art.
VATICAN---The Vatican Museums have launched a new YouTube channel and updated their website, offering high-resolution images of their masterpieces along with mobile-friendly information. The Musei Vaticani YouTube channel shows a number of short visual tours of some of its collections and a range of promotional videos highlighting tours and services offered on-site, including signing guides for deaf people. Meanwhile, its website has been overhauled to be compatible with all electronic platforms and devices. The site currently features a little more than 3,000 high-resolution photographs of masterpieces in the museums’ collections. [link]