Category: Exhibition

London Games Festival Art Exhibition opens today – pictures

Rocksteady has donated Batman: Arkham City canvases, while Bethesda, Mind Candy, Sports Interactive, Lionhead and Konami have also donated artwork.

Doors are open between 9-6pm every day until Friday, October 26. All proceeds will be donated to SpecialEffect, which provides support to people with disabilities through games, art and technology.

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“The Art of Video Games” Exhibition at Boca Raton Museum of Art

BOCA RATON, FL — The Boca Raton Museum of Art will be the first museum in the nation to host the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s groundbreaking  exhibition “The Art of Video Games,” following its successful  presentation in Washington, DC.

Running from October 24, 2012 through January 13, 2013, the Boca Raton  exhibition, presented by FMSbonds, Inc., explores the 40-year evolution of  video games as an artistic medium, focusing on striking graphics, creative  storytelling, and player interactivity. During its stay in South Florida, the Boca Raton Museum of Art will offer a variety of associated programs and  educational opportunities for visitors of all ages and interests.

Read the complete story at Computer Graphic World

The Art of Video Games GameFest!

From the Smithsonian:

Join us for a three day festival celebrating the opening of the ground-breaking exhibition, The Art of Video Games, with insightful talks by video game pioneers, panel discussions where you can meet designers and artists, movie screenings, costume photo-ops, and hands-on play. Download a PDF of the full schedule. All programs and events take place at the American Art Museum, located at 8th and F Streets, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Read more at Americanart.si

Game on

Ever yearn for the good old days of Pong, Pac Man, Mario, Space Invaders and other video game classics?

Now you can revisit these and more at an exhibit in Summerside that provides a unique blast from the video games of the past.

The Art and History of Video Games 1958 to 2011 at Gallery 33 in the former Summerside Armoury, which is now part of Wyatt Heritage Properties, showcases a 36-year timeline of gaming history, starting with game consoles that used simple pixel groupings and wrapping up with the extensive photorealistic imagery of today’s sophisticated systems.

Read the complete article at Guardian.co.uk