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

Take Part / Voting

Three ways to engage with the exhibition

Use your mobile device to record up to three minutes of audio describing what you see/feel/think of 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.

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

Access the tour on your mobile device at next time you visit the Frye.

Mention #SocialMedium in your posts to Instagram or Twitter and they appear in real time in the exhibition.

The 40 paintings in #SocialMedium are live on Facebook. Leave your comments on your favs so they can be viewed by visitors in the galleries.

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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