Frye Art Museum


URL to IRL. It’s that thing where you an image and that painting goes in an exhibition. You are the curator.

This fall, the Frye Founding Collection is crowd-curated. The most Liked paintings are being shown in the galleries along with the names and comments of 4,468 people from around the globe who voted on social media for their favorite paintings.

October 4, 2014 – January 4, 2015

Virtual Tour / Take Part / Voting

Three ways to engage with the exhibition

Contribute to the audio tour. Use your mobile device to record up to three minutes of audio describing your thoughts on a painting.

  • Apple » Find your Voice Memo app
    Voice Memo
  • Android » Find your Voice Recorder app or download one
    Voice Recorder
  • When you've saved your final recording, share the audio file via email.
  • Questions:

Send your audio file to with your name and the title of the painting.

Listen to the audio tour below or on your mobile device at next time you visit the Frye.

Post to Instagram or Twitter mentioning #SocialMedium. Posts appear in real time on the monitor in the galleries.

Comment on your favorite paintings. Visit the URLs on the wall labels to read thoughts from others and contribute your own.

Between Monday, August 11, and Friday, August 22, 2014, photos of our paintings were posted across Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Tumblr.

There are 232 paintings in the Founding Collection.
You decided which are in #SocialMedium.
You are the curator.

Frye Art Museum

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