Meet Orby—your digital tour guide

Meet Orby⁠—Geelong Gallery’s digital tour guide created in partnership with Pillowfort Creative and Hanalei Studios.

Go on an augmented reality journey to discover key works in the Gallery's collection! Bring works of art to life in your own home or visit the Gallery to activate artworks with Orby.

Orby finds three key features in each work and brings your attention to stories behind the artist or artwork in a playful and lively manner. This interactive tour is designed to promote curiosity and an appreciation for learning, providing new and interesting ways for children to experience works of art—encouraging their engagement with the Geelong Gallery collection and shared conversations.

Orby at Home

Transform your home into a virtual gallery and explore some of the key works from the Geelong Gallery's collection.


Visit the App Store to download the free program available on Apple iPad: Meet Orby 

Works of art

In 2020, Orby focuses on six key works in the Geelong Gallery collection, with more works underway.

   — Eugene von Guerard View of Geelong 1856

   — ST Gill Market Square, north side Geelong 1857

   — Frederick McCubbin A bush burial 1890

   — Danila Vassilieff Children playing, Collingwood c. 1937

   — Christian Thompson Untitled (Banksia leaf) 2007

   — Kate Beynon Graveyard scene / the beauty and sadness of bones 2014–15


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