Art Authority on sale to celebrate International Museum Day

May 18, 2012 in Reference (E)

[] Ashland, Oregon - The creators of the award-winning "Art Authority" app line announced that all versions of the app will be on sale for $4.99 to celebrate International Museum Day, Friday, May 18, 2012. The sale will last through the weekend. The price represents 50% off the award-winning Art Authority for iPad, as well as the Mac and Kindle Fire versions of the app, and 35% off the iPhone version.

The theme of this year's 35th annual International Museum Day, "Museums in a Changing World. New challenges, New inspirations," fits directly with Art Authority's mission of providing the best ways for users to experience art on their modern-day devices. It also is added inspiration for the recently announced Art Authority summer intern program, a major goal of which is to help art students prepare for today's rapidly changing world.

Details of all Art Authority products, including the recently announced free iBook, are available on the Art Authority Web site. Students interested in the Art Authority intern program can get information and apply, through June 1, on the Art Authority summer intern program Web site. Details of International Museum Day are available on their Web site.

Art Authority for iPad is the only iPad Reference app to be named to Apple's Rewind 2011 and Rewind 2010 "best of" lists. It brings over 50,000 high-resolution classic works of art to users' fingertips. Hailed as "an experience unlike any other" and "visually dazzling," the app professionally displays paintings and sculptures by over 1000 major western artists from ancient times through current-day. The app is in use by Seton Hill University and a number of other educational institutions worldwide. Art Authority for Macintosh, iPhone, and Kindle Fire bring similar functionality to these devices.

Art Authority is the product of an innovative collaboration between two separate software companies, Open Door Networks and Project A. The mission of Art Authority is the design, development and deployment of the best ways for users to experience art on their modern-day devices.

Open Door Networks, Inc. was founded in 1995 by Alan Oppenheimer, co-creator of AppleTalk, the original network system for the Macintosh. Open Door is a leading provider of Internet solutions for Apple products. Copyright (C) 1995-2012 Open Door Networks, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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