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How to Navigate a Virtual Exhibition

Modified on Thu, 19 Oct 2023 at 07:59 PM

[For desktop users:]

Move Through the Exhibition

You can explore a virtual exhibition from a desktop browser using the keyboard or the buttons on the screen.

MOVEMENT DIRECTION

COMMAND

Move forward

W and ?

Move backwards

S and ?

Move right

D and ?

Move left

A and ?

Turn right

E and 

Turn left

Q and 


You can also rotate your view using the mouse. Click on the screen and drag the cursor to turn to the left or to the right.

Resources for Visitors

Visitors can use the exhibition’s menu in the top right corner of the screen to perform the following actions:

  • View and browse a list of the artworks displayed in the exhibition by clicking Artworks.

  • Read a description of the exhibition by clicking About the Exhibition.

  • Take a screenshot.

  •  Access the exhibition’s brochure by clicking Additional Resources.

  • Navigate to the exhibition's starting point by clicking Back to Start.

  • Change the language of the exhibition by opening the language dropdown.

  • Enter and exit full-screen mode.

  • Access the exhibition’s navigation guide by clicking Help.

Exploring the Exhibition’s Artworks

To navigate directly to an artwork, visitors can open the exhibition’s menu, click Artworks, and click the person icon next to an artwork. Alternatively, they can click on an artwork from the gallery. To move automatically from artwork to artwork, visitors can navigate to an artwork and click the Prev and Next buttons that appear at the bottom left corner of the screen.

To read the information about the artwork, visitors can click Learn More on the screen or click on the artwork from the gallery. A popup appears showing information about the artwork. On the popup, visitors can:

  • Click INQUIRE to contact the gallery about that artwork.

  • If available, click BUY to visit the third-party site where they can purchase the artwork.

  • If available, click VIEW IN AR to see the artwork in their homes using their device’s camera and augmented reality technology.



[For mobile users:]

Note: You can only navigate a virtual exhibition from a tablet.

Move Through the Exhibition

You can explore a virtual exhibition from a tablet using the buttons on the screen.

MOVEMENT DIRECTION

COMMAND

Move forward

?

Move backwards

?

Move right

?

Move left

?

Turn right

Turn left


Resources for Visitors

Visitors can use the exhibition’s menu in the top right corner of the screen to perform the following actions:

  • View and browse a list of the artworks displayed in the exhibition by tapping Artworks.

  • Read a description of the exhibition by tapping About the Exhibition.

  • Take a screenshot.

  •  Access the exhibition’s brochure by tapping Additional Resources.

  • Navigate to the exhibition's starting point by tapping Back to Start.

  • Change the language of the exhibition by opening the language dropdown.

  • Enter and exit full-screen mode.

  • Access the exhibition’s navigation guide by tapping Help.

Exploring the Exhibition’s Artworks

To navigate directly to an artwork, visitors can open the exhibition’s menu, tap Artworks, and tap the person icon next to an artwork. Alternatively, they can tap on an artwork from the gallery. To move automatically from artwork to artwork, visitors can navigate to an artwork and tap the Prev and Next buttons that appear at the bottom left corner of the screen.

To read the information about the artwork, visitors can tap Learn More on the screen or tap on the artwork from the gallery. A popup appears showing information about the artwork. On the popup, visitors can:

  • Tap INQUIRE to contact the gallery about that artwork.

  • If available, tap BUY to visit the third-party site where they can purchase the artwork.

  • If available, tap VIEW IN AR to see the artwork in their homes using their device’s camera and augmented reality technology.




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