British Museum to provide stay excursions over Periscope

British Museum to give live tours over Periscope

Reside-streaming apps might have develop into a brand new method for social varieties to point out their vainness, however they’re additionally nice instruments for delivering slices of world tradition to individuals’s cell phones. That is precisely what the British Museum hopes to do with its in style exhibit Defining magnificence: the physique in historic Greek artwork, which would be the focus of a stay tour over Twitter’s Periscope app. The museum has British historian and broadcaster Dan Snow available to steer a 30 minute journey by means of the exhibition’s white marble statues, terracotta works, bronzes and ornate vases. There’ll even be the prospect to submit questions utilizing the iOS and Android app.

If Greek artwork is your factor, otherwise you’re merely concerned with studying extra, the British Museum will share the Periscope hyperlink on its official Twitter account at round 1:30pm ET (6:30pm BST) at the moment. If it comes at a nasty time, the Periscope tour will stay obtainable for twenty-four hours and also will be posted to the Museum’s Fb and YouTube channel the day after.

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