The Google Cultural Institute opened the doors to its physical space this month at the company's headquarters in Paris, bringing together art and technology through exhibitions, conferences, and various other programming. Students, artists, and other "art professionals" can utilize the Institute's workshop to create digital works and there will also be a residency program established at a later date.

The Institute is an extension of Google's Art Project, an initiative that digitizes content from museums around the world including the MoMA, the Musée d'Orsay, and the Tate. There are over 40,000 pieces including in the project so far. For more information about the recently added art and to stay current on Google's artistic endeavors, check out the official Google blog here.

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[via TheArtNewspaper]