A brand new magazine offering an in-depth look at the future of art by highlighting the work of young, upcoming talent. MADE & RELEASED By DOWntown 500.

ISSUE 001 / FALL 2019

The first issue of 500 Magazine features QZ Gallery, Courier Club, Liza Denim, and Sarena Johnson, with an exclusive letter from Al Diaz of SAMO© and a gallery of artwork from various young artists. All copies include a built-in augmented reality experience, powered by QZ Gallery. By downloading and using the QZ mobile app, readers can make the magazine cover, and the artwork inside, come to life. For more details, please read below.


Downtown 500 has teamed up with Missouri’s QZ Gallery to bring readers of 500 Magazine an augmented reality experience right in their hands. By downloading the QZ Gallery mobile app in the iOS App Store, readers can bring the magazine to life with animations that pop off the pages. To learn more about QZ Gallery, read our cover story in 500 Magazine Issue 001.

Take a Sneak Peek at the Augmented Reality Features of 500 Magazine: