Virtual tours of 500+ museums & galleries including MoMA and the louvre. Google arts and culture has compiled a list of more than 500 museums and galleries that you can visit virtually. a number of museums have virtual tours available online—including the louvre, which offers a tour of the recently restored galerie d’apollon, and MoMA, which has tours including iconic artists matisse and picasso. as many of the world’s most famous cultural institutions close their doors and the world adjusts to a more housebound lifestyle, it’s a well-timed feature inviting people to enjoy art, music, and more from the comfort of their own home. the vatican museums offer 360-degree tours of the sistine chapel and raphael’s rooms, while the van gogh museum shares over 200 paintings from the dutch post-impressionist, 500 drawings and more than 750 letters. image courtesy of the van gogh museum image courtesy of MoMA image courtesy of google arts & culture.
12 Famous Museums And Galleries You Can Visit Virtually From Your Own Couch. Cities and entire countries from around the world are announcing quarantine, which means that many of us are forced to stay home.
But staying at home doesn't have to be boring! Since we're all in this together, many institutions and organizations are offering the opportunity to visit them without leaving the comfort of your own bed. If you've never had the chance to visit any of these 12 world-famous museums, fear not—you now have the perfect opportunity to stroll around them and take as much time as you need looking at all the paintings, sculptures, and artifacts. Google Arts And Culture have teamed up with several hundred museums and galleries from all around the globe to bring everyone virtual tours and exhibitions of some of the world's most renowned places. Google's collection includes such cultural giants as the Guggenheim Museum in New York, the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, and the British Museum in London.
More info: Google Arts And Culture More info: Google Arts And Culture. 12 World-Class Museums You Can Visit Online. We at Mental Floss are always eager to learn new things and develop new skills.
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Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. You can now download over 300,000 books from the NYPL for free. Smithsonian Collections. 12 Museums From Around the World That You Can Visit Virtually. Paris Museums Put 100,000 Images Online for Unrestricted Public Use. Paris Musées, a collection of 14 museums in Paris have recently made high-res digital copies of 100,000 artworks freely available to the public on their collections website.
Artists with works in the archive include Rembrandt, Monet, Picasso, Cézanne, and thousands of others. From Hyperallergic: Paris Musées is a public entity that oversees the 14 municipal museums of Paris, including the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Petit Palais, and the Catacombs. Users can download a file that contains a high definition (300 DPI) image, a document with details about the selected work, and a guide of best practices for using and citing the sources of the image. “Making this data available guarantees that our digital files can be freely accessed and reused by anyone or everyone, without any technical, legal or financial restraints, whether for commercial use or not,” reads a press release shared by Paris Musées. What a treasure trove this is. (via @john_overholt) Watch - Discover. National Aquarium Is Closed But They Have Live Cameras to Watch the Fish.
10 museum activities to keep children entertained - Kids in Museums. A family day out may be on hold for now, but here are ten ways to keep children (and adults!)
Entertained whilst you’re stuck indoors. 1. Join the dots with the Mary Rose Museum Download and print activity sheets, including colouring, dot to dots and a template to make your own pop-up Tudor warship, on the Mary Rose Museum website. 2. Each Tuesday at 10am join in a Lego Live on the Hastings Museum Facebook page. 3.
Find great craft ideas, from colouring in to making a kaleidoscope and weaving a friendship bracelet on Tate Kids. 4. The Irish art gallery is sharing daily creative activities on The Glucksman website. 5. Many museum collections are already online for you to explore from your living room. 6. The Red House in Aldeburgh is keeping its popular Music Makers sessions for early years going each week via Facebook and YouTube. 7. Join the Natural History Museum’s #NatureDrawingClub on Twitter each Friday or do daily doodle with the Royal Academy by following #RADailyDoodle. 8. 9.