The world’s most downloaded museum app
COVID-19: Smartify is working to provide museums worldwide with a way to reach audiences at home and to prepare for buildings re-opening with safe social distancing. Contact us directly to get started with fifty complimentary collection items.
Looking for a way to engage your museum audiences with distance learning activities? Thinking about BYOD (bring your own device) digital guides for your museum re-opening?
Smartify is a web and mobile-based platform used at some of the world’s most visited art and cultural institutions. Through Smartify, you can deliver tours safely to visitor's own devices and offer home learning tools.
Live at some of the world’s best museums and galleries
See who’s already involved – there will be plenty more to follow…
Ben Uri Gallery
The Bowes Museum
EMST | National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens
Freer | Sackler Galleries
J. Paul Getty Museum
Guildhall Art Gallery
Hepta Art Gallery
The State Hermitage Museum
House of St Barnabas
Indian Heritage Centre - Singapore
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Laguna Art Museum
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art
Madre · museo d’arte contemporanea Donnaregina
Museo San Donato (MPSArt)
Museum of Contemporary Photography
The National Library of Wales
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts
Royal Academy of Arts
Sculpture in the City
Shangri La Museum
Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
The Met Cloisters
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Mint Museum
The Wallace Collection
Discover new sides to great artworks
Built for your smartphone, this is an art guide like never before. One that provides information instantly, works across venues, and is actually easy to use. We are is a social enterprise serving a global community of art venues, artists and art lovers and we want you on board.Watch the video
Designed to stimulate and inspire
At home or on the go, lose yourself in immersive exhibition guides on Smartify.
A personalised guide
Build your collection from millions of artworks and objects from around the world and across eras.
Scan the art, uncover the story
Knowledge at your fingertips. Smartify instantly identifies art, objects and architecture, so you can discover more about the artworks you love.
“We're seeing that people spend more time in the galleries, because the statistics tell us how it's used. We're finding that people are approaching the art more thoughtfully and more carefully.”Deborah Sisum, Head of New Media, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
“An app designed to complement, not compete with, the physical experience of visiting a museum.”Hannah McGivern, The Art Newspaper
“I love Smartify. It is the most elegant, unobtrusive, information-rich gallery guide I've seen. And it's free!”Will Gompertz, BBC Arts Editor
“Smartify enables instant digital interaction with works of art. [...] The goal is to enhance the visitor’s experience while keeping the artwork front and center.”Eilene Zimmerman, The New York Times
Scan the art, uncover the story
Smartify’s award winning app identifies 2D and 3D artworks and objects, and instantly returns text, audio and video interpretation. For visitors off-site, Smartify’s powerful search surfaces thoughtfully curated stories using location, personal preference and Artificial Intelligence.
Digital donations, membership & e-commerce
Build loyal audiences by offering a personalised experience. Send targeted push notifications; connect artworks to related items in the online shop and allow members to manage their account through the app.
Smartify is developed through extensive accessibility research. Drop us an email if you would like to read these studies.