Answered By: Genista Kippin
Last Updated: Oct 11, 2022     Views: 5

What History and Art experiences are available to me in Virtual Reality at the library?


Rome Reborn: Roman Forum 

Have you ever wished you could travel back in time to see the Roman Forum at the peak of ancient Rome's splendor? Now you can! The Forum was the center of the ancient city. Here were located the major law courts, government buildings, temples of the state religion, and historic monuments. Other locations in Ancient Rome also available in VR. 

How do I get access? 

This experience is available on the VR stations in the Experience Lab - book a timeslot. To arrange for class access contact Genista Kippin, Immersive Technologies Specialist. 

 

Guildford Castle VR

Built in the wake of the Norman Conquest, Guildford Castle was one of England’s first castles and has stood for over 900 years. Visit a hyper-realistic digital double of the castle as it stands today, plus discover the royal palace and town as it was in the late medieval period. 

How do I get access?

This experience is available on the VR stations in the Experience Lab - book a timeslot. To arrange for class access contact Genista Kippin, Immersive Technologies Specialist. 

 

Everest VR

Experience what it feels like to climb Mount Everest through a sequence of immersive first person locations as you strive to reach the top of the world. Incomparable visual fidelity combined with player agency in a VR journey that feels both real and emotionally stunning.

How do I get access?

This experience is available on the VR stations in the Experience Lab - book a timeslot. To arrange for class access contact Genista Kippin, Immersive Technologies Specialist. 

 

Claude Monet - The Water Lily Obsession

Through a dialogue between Claude Monet and his old friend, statesman George Clemenceau, this contemplative VR experience invites the user on a sensory journey inside Monet’s art and vision.

How do I get access?

This experience is available on the VR stations in the Experience Lab - book a timeslot. To arrange for class access contact Genista Kippin, Immersive Technologies Specialist. 

 

The VR Museum of Fine Art 

A Gallery located in Virtual Reality containing prized paintings, sculptures and other fine art. 

How do I get access?

This experience is available on the VR stations in the Experience Lab - book a timeslot. To arrange for class access contact Genista Kippin, Immersive Technologies Specialist. 

 

To book a consultation on the full range of available VR experiences or to discuss integration into courses book a consultation with Genista Kippin, Immersive Technologies Specialist.

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