Art Institute of Chicago in the world - it's a unique treasure.There are many museum applications for available mobile devices these days, and that's an under-appreciated benefit of new multi-media platforms like smartphones and tablets. But there's only one
Put them together and what do you get? New app tours of the Institute's permanent collection on the French Impressionists, available now for iPhone, Android and in HD on the iPad. Launch priced at $1.99 and $3.99, these little apps are a steal. There's nothing on earth like a great museum tour and these apps are packed with hours of quality nerd-utainment.
Above: The iPad app's home screen, a menu of gallery tours, artist profiles and museum history.