A Mobile Guide designed for your visitors.

Gesso believes that art and culture should be accessible and inclusive to all, tech should be a bridge and not a barrier. We create visitor-centered mobile guides that museums of all sizes can afford and leverage.

Digital Engagement that inspires.

We've consulted 100+ museums and their visitors to create an intuitive audio guide platform that inspires visitors near and far.

Technology

Launch a branded mobile audio guide experience on iOS, Android and mobile web, in minutes, not months. We'll maintain the tech platform so you don't have to.

Accessibility

  • Transcripts

  • Dynamic Text Size

  • Alt Text available

  • ASL Video embed

  • Screen-reader compatible

  • Automated audio and text translations in 18 languages (can be overwritten with native translations)
     

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Content Production

Our team is available for hire to produce podcasts, audio tours and exhibition videos. If you wish to make your own content, our museum partners have shared some tips and how-to's.

Beyond the Walls

Mobile guides aren't just for offering a more meaningful visitor experience onsite, they can serve as a primer or virtual tour prior to visits. We believe a museum is more than its collection, and can present relevant audio walks that contextualize stories beyond museum walls.

It was easy to use. I like the information as it made the experiences more meaningful. It also made me want to stay in the galleries longer.” 

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Getting Started is Easy.

1. Create an account on Gesso's content management system for museums.

2. Customize your museum's module with a logo and setting brand colors.

3. Upload content. Create multiple exhibitions, display objects by floor, attach  images, text, audio files and link to videos.

4. Publish and share.

For additional help, check out our FAQ page or feel free to get in touch.

Select Collaborations.

Pricing.

Free

If your museum is temporarily closed due to the pandemic.​ Leverage our platform and expertise to offer virtual tours.

$100/mo

Comes with all the features listed above and analytics.

 

Billed annually.

Custom

Telling stories in new,  groundbreaking and experiential ways is our specialty. Our audio and video production team are available for hire in content creation.

 

“Gesso's UX is simple and seamless. You want to be an audio guide? Check. A podcast? Check. Short clips, longer chats paired with visuals? Check. It allows each museum the flexibility to build their online exhibition based on their resources.”

Karen Wong, Deputy Director, New Museum

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