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Museums and Zoo

Museums and Zoo
The Smithsonian Institution—the world’s largest museum and research complex—includes 19 museums and galleries and the National Zoological Park. Most Smithsonian museums and the National Zoo are free and open every day of the year except December 25. For hours of operation, see information on planning your visit or select a museum from the list. Note: Additional Smithsonian exhibitions and events can be found in the S. Also Learn About Our Research Centers » Smithsonian Gardens » Many visitors are surprised to learn that the Smithsonian Institution includes a number of outdoor museums. From mid-April through September there are weekly garden tours available (weather permitting). Related:  Musées étrangers

Earth: Showcase From discovering shipwrecks on the ocean floor to zooming into 3D cities around the world, you can explore an expansive library of tours, videos, and imagery that have been created by Google Earth and supporting partners. 3D Imagery Take flight over entire metropolitan areas in 3D. 3D Trees See 3D trees in parks, neighborhoods, and forests. Ocean Dive to new depths with our Ocean in Google Earth tours. 3D Buildings Explore 3D tours of buildings, cities and famous landmarks. Mars Explore a new planet and view images from NASA. Sky Discover distant galaxies, constellations and more. Moon Learn about the Moon and follow Apollo missions. US Presidents Learn about the US presidents and tour their birthplaces. Climate Change Take narrated tours about the impacts of climate change. Take a virtual walk around natural and cultural landmarks.

MEG Bienvenue Musée d'ethnographie de Genève ProchainementLa fabrique des contes Du 17 mai 2019 au 5 janvier 2020 Ils sont loin d’être réservés aux enfants, et pas si innocents qu’il n’y paraît. Le Prix du Musée européen 2017 attribué au MEG Samedi 6 mai s’est tenue à Zagreb, en Croatie, la cérémonie de l’«European Museum of the Year Award 2017» - EMYA 2017 - qui récompense chaque année une institution muséale et européenne pour l’exceptionnelle qualité de son offre culturelle à destination des publics et pour son influence significative dans le domaine des musées au niveau national et international.Lire la suite S'informer Vous souhaitez recevoir régulièrement par courriel les dernières nouvelles du Musée ?

Museums Virtual Travel: Online Field Trips for Students Arranging a field trip entails a lot of work. Educators have to send out permission slips, and make arrangements for buses and chaperones. Now, with the availability of virtual field trips, students do not have to leave their classrooms to explore places around the world. Some virtual field trips also allow students to discover what goes on in the outer space. Math Max's Fantastic Zoo: A virtual field trip that teaches K-2 students about animal shapes.

Musée égyptien du Caire Le gouvernement égyptien mettra en place le Service des Antiquités égyptiennes en 1835, afin de mettre un terme au pillage des sites archéologiques et exposer les oeuvres qui appartenaient à l'État. Les jardins de l'Ezbékyia, au Caire, serviront d'entrepôt pour tous ces objets dans un premier temps. La collection sera ensuite transférée dans un édifice de la Citadelle. Le musée créé à Boulaq, en 1858, sera dirigé par l'archéologue français Auguste Mariette. Ses collections comprennent notamment : - Les momies de certains pharaons de la XVIIIème à la XXème dynastie, découvertes à Thèbes Postscripts Windows Into Wonderland

Museo Nacional del Prado HAROLD BLOOM'S THEOCRATIC CANON In The Western Canon; The Books and School of the Age (1994), Harold Bloom examines the Western literary tradition by concentrating on the works of twenty-six authors central to the Canon. Bloom concludes his work with an extensive bibliography covering 36 two-columned pages. Here he provides a complete list of essential writers and books - his version of the Canon. THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST Gilgamesh. ANCIENT INDIA The Mahabharata. THE ANCIENT GREEKS Homer The Iliad. HELLENISTIC GREEKS Menander The Girl from Samos. THE ROMANS Plautus Pseudolus. Saint Augustine The City of God. Continue on with: The Aristocratic Age.

Welcome to Immigration Did You Know? Emigrant and immigrant are related words Learn more The invention of steamships transformed immigration Learn more Most of the immigrants who came to America through Ellis Island were from eastern and southern Europe. In many cases, they came to escape the poverty and religious intolerance that existed in small towns in countries such as Italy, Poland, and Russia. They began their journey to America on foot, horseback, or train. Many trekked hundreds of miles across Europe to get to a seaport. The trip across the Atlantic Ocean lasted one to two weeks. As many as 3,000 people crowded the ships. Traveling in Europe was often difficult. Immigrants traveled from Europe to America by steamship. Ships were crowded with thousands of passengers. Children wave the flag of their new country. Passengers make time for dancing aboard the ship. Photo: The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc.

Vermeer Centrum Delft Le nom de Johannes Vermeer est étroitement lié à la ville de Delft où il est né en 1632. A l’endroit historique où était situé l’hôtel de la guilde des peintres St. Luc, se trouve aujourd’hui le Centre Vermeer. Le Monde de Vermeer Le monde de Vermeer expose les reproductions à grandeur nature de tous ses 37 tableaux où il créa son propre monde. Johannes Vermeer à Delft Johannes Vermeer, maître de la lumière, un des peintres les plus connus des Pays-Bas de tous les temps et sans aucun doute avec Rembrandt le plus important peintre du Siècle d’Or. Les messages d’amour de Vermeer Beaucoup de tableaux de Johannes Vermeer parlent de l’amour. L’atelier de Vermeer Le premier étage est entièrement consacré à la manière de travailler de Vermeer.Comment a-t-il réussi à créer ces oeuvres formidables qui sont pleines de lumière, d’harmonie et de mystère? Heures d’ouverture Tous les jours de 10h à 17hFermé le 25 décembre et le 1er janvier

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