BU launches guide on Bloomberg Connect

Ben Uri launches new digital guide to Enrich Both Onsite and Offsite Visits


The free guide joins more than 100 cultural institutions around the globe on the Bloomberg Connects app


Today, Ben Uri launched a new, digital guide on Bloomberg Connects, the free arts and cultural app created by Bloomberg Philanthropies. The Bloomberg Connects app, available for download from Google Play or the App Storemakes Ben Uri accessible for either onsite or offsite visits. Image and audio features offer insights into highlights from the Ben Uri Collection and the opportunity to discover more about both past exhibitions and our upcoming programme, including the forthcoming Joy at Ben Uri Gallery and Museum and Ben Uri Gallery and Museum at London Art Fair.


"We are absolutely delighted to be partnering with Bloomberg Philanthropies to launch the Bloomberg Connects app, giving visitors - both in person and virtual - access to exhibitions, content and much much more! We do hope everyone will download the app to enjoy this fantastic new opportunity."  Sarah MacDougall, Director 


Bloomberg Connects offers free digital guides to cultural organizations around the world.  The app platform is part of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ longstanding commitment to supporting digital innovation in the arts.  Bloomberg Connects makes it easy to access and engage with arts and culture from mobile devices when visiting in person, or anytime from anywhere. With dynamic content exclusive to each partner organization, the app provides a range of features including video, audio, and text; expert commentary; and way-finding maps.  Follow Bloomberg Connects on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter for updates on new guide launches, exhibit highlights, and more.


About Bloomberg Philanthropies

Bloomberg Philanthropies invests in 941 cities and 173 countries around the world to ensure better, longer lives for the greatest number of people. The organization focuses on five key areas for creating lasting change: Arts, Education, Environment, Government Innovation, and Public Health. Bloomberg Philanthropies encompasses all of Michael R. Bloomberg’s giving, including his foundation and personal philanthropy as well as Bloomberg Associates, a pro bono consultancy that works in cities around the world. In 2021, Bloomberg Philanthropies distributed $1.66 billion. For more information, please visit bloomberg.org or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter.