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Contemporary art gallery provides robot-assisted tours to beat stay-at-home orders


The Hastings Contemporary, in England, is providing tours via telepresence robot–always a boon to people with mobility impairments, and the only way to experience the gallery while it is closed due to COVID-19.

In an effort to remain in business while providing content for those under stay-at-home orders, museums and galleries around the world have expanded their online presence with offerings including high-resolution imagery, archival videos, and experimental programming.

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