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BRUSHSTER rolls through the National Gallery on custom oak easels holding 55" touchscreens that accept input from real bristle brushes and fingertips. An intuitive menu offers vistitors virtual brushes and special effects to create and save their own magical masterpiece.


NGA LAND explores three cenuries of landscape painting in America. Part 1, PAN, is a seamlless, navigable panoramic assemblage of major works in the collection augmented with sound, animations of characters, events and changing skies and tells the stories of America's changing scene.

COMPOSE offers llandscape elements and tools to create your own scene.
Move mountains, grounds, people, animals, buildings, trees and more.
PAINT provides brushes and tools to stylize your compositions.
NGA Art Zone iPad APP.

The National Gallery of Art has released our iPad app which offers exploration and experimentation with 300 years of hands-on art history - for kids and their grownups. NGAkids Art Zone uses eight paintings in the musuem collection as points of departure for intuitive interactive modules that open worlds of art-making.
Download it for free from the App Store.

Add your face to a Folk Art mashup of PORTRAITS changing clothing, hairstyle, background and foreground. Rearrange a LANDSCAPE based on Edward Hicks' Peaceable Kingdom. Changing and movie all the parts.
Set sail with Fitz Henry Lane. Change and move the pieces for dramatic results. The SEASCAPE animate as you go. Paint in this impressionistic trip. Choose STILL LIFE paintings or import your own. Use different brushes and styles.
Go wild with Franz Kline in ACTION PAINTER. A variety of "abstract" brushes make the path easy - but not too easy! Explore Joseph Alber's COLOR THEORY.Colors fill a set of designs following specific rules - or you can make up your own.
Wander inRothko's FIELDS OF COLOR and render your shapes and colors in veils of transparent hues. Mix it up in COLLAGE with a built-in collection of snippets and the tools for importing your own images.