The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland is internationally renowned for its collection of art. The collection presents an overview of world art from pre-dynastic Egypt to 20th-century Europe, and counts among its many treasures Greek sculpture and Roman sarcophagi; medieval ivories and Old Master paintings; Art Nouveau jewelry and 19th-century European and American masterpieces. General admission to the Walters Art Museum is free. Special exhibitions are paid, ticketed events. Hours of operation for the museum are Wednesday–Sunday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. and until 9 p.m. on Thursdays. Get directions to the Walters Art Museum, located at 600 North Charles Street in Baltimore's historic Mt.
PaintingsPaintings The National Gallery houses one of the greatest collections of paintings in the world. Enjoy free entrance 361 days a year. Explore the collection Discover the collection onlineLearning Through ArtLearning Through Art (LTA), an artist residency program, cultivates student creativity by designing sustained, process-oriented art projects that support learning across the curriculum. The program sends experienced teaching artists into New York City public schools, where they collaborate with classroom teachers to develop and facilitate art projects integrated into the school curriculum. Read more about LTA's history and structure. This area of the website provides in-depth information about current LTA residencies as well as useful resources for educators, including questions to facilitate discussion of works of art and detailed lesson plans for exploring art projects and techniques in the classroom. Photo: Enid Alvarez
Egyptological Institute in Egypt: Graduate ProgramThe Natacha Rambova Archive, Yale University Archive: Overview1 Born Winifred Kimball Shaughnessy on January 19, 1897, Natacha Rambova pursued a number of diverse careers, in each achieving considerable — and in some cases lasting — success. Unfortunately, her true contributions to the field of Egyptology are not as well known as her other pursuits. Natacha Rambova’s legacy also lives on in her scholarly archive, generously donated by Prof. Edward L.What is Useful? The paradox of rights in Tania Bruguera’s ‘Useful Art’Immigrant Movement International. Courtesy CreativeTime If the question for socially engaged art, as the curator Nato Thompson has recently argued, is no longer “Is it art?” but rather “is it useful?” What is the appropriate evaluative framework for art as a social ‘tool’? If we are asked to understand artist practice as undertaking progressive cause, are the traditional analytics of art historians and critics effective in this endeavor?
The State Hermitage MuseumThe collection of the State Hermitage includes more than three million works of art and artefacts of the world culture. Among them are paintings, graphic works, sculptures and works of applied art, archaeological finds and numismatic material. The main architectural ensemble of the Hermitage situated in the centre of St Petersburg consists of the Winter Palace, the former state residence of the Russian emperors, the buildings of the Small, Old (Great) and New Hermitages, the Hermitage Theatre and the Auxiliary House. The museum complex also includes the Menshikov Palace and the Eastern Wing of the General Staff building, the Staraya Derevnya Restoration and Storage Centre and the Museum of the Imperial Porcelain Factory.
Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of AnthropologyPhoebe Hearst met George A. Reisner on her first trip to Egypt in early 1899. While the American Egyptologist had no excavating experience at this time, Hearst had faith in his abilities and sent him to work immediately.Education materialsThe Gallery produces a diverse range of resources for the primary, secondary and tertiary education audiences linked to our collection and major exhibitions. Education kits Collection notes and exhibition kits available free online Collection kits for sale A series of A4, loose-leaf education kits on various aspects of the collection, available for sale from the Gallery Shop. Children's trails Activity booklets for children for some temporary exhibitions and permanent galleries. Online catalogues Catalogues of exhibitions drawn from the Gallery’s collection. Education e-newsletter Subscribe to the Gallery’s e-newsletter for Years K-12 teachers.
Dutch National Museum of AntiquitiesOn this search page you can see more than 40,000 objects from the collection of the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden. The data base is still expanding and contains objects from all collection aereas of the museum: ancient Egypt, Classical World (Greeks, Romans, Etruscans), ancient Near East and the early Netherlands (until 1600 AD). For application of loans, please contact the museum's registrar.