In an effort to provide additional insight to the items in the collection, the Biggs has launched a series of self-guided QR code tours. Walk through the museum to discover the four color-coded ways to explore: PLAY, LEARN, CONNECT and INSPIRE.
Join us and start scanning to reveal additional layers of information about your favorite pieces, with 111 coded items currently on display and more being consistently added.
What is a QR code and how do I scan it?
A QR code is a small graphic that redirects you to a link with information, images, audio files, and more when scanned. All you need to scan a QR code at the Biggs Museum is your smart phone.
Simply follow these four steps.
1: Take out your smart phone
2: Open the camera app
3: Point the camera at the QR code
4: Click on the link that pops up on your screen
What Can You Discover?
PLAY a scavenger hunt by following hints to search for artworks throughout the museum by scanning blue QR codes.
LEARN about the galleries and artworks by watching short family-friendly clips when you scan the green QR codes.
Build CONNECTIONS between artworks, artists, and styles when you scan the orange QR codes.
Learn what INSPIRES us by scanning the purple QR codes to hear short audio clips of the staff talking about their favorite pieces in the collection.