Take a look at just some of the most famous museums that are offering online tours and exhibits. Famous Museums around the world are also sharing their most zen art on social media to help people cope with staying home.
While the architecture of the Guggenheim’s building itself, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, is quite impressive, you don’t have to visit the Big Apple to get an up-close view of some of the priceless pieces of artwork inside. The museum makes some of its collections and exhibits available online for people who want to get a taste of what the museum has to offer, including works from Franz Marc, Piet Mondrian, Pablo Picasso, and Jeff Koons.
Soaring vaulted ceilings, intricate murals, and tapestries, the Vatican’s museums are creatively rich sites. Don’t forget to look up when exploring the seven spaces in the museum’s virtual tour, to gawp at a series of 360-degree images, including the Sistine Chapel. Wander around the rest of Vatican City with a You Visit tour that takes in Saint Peter’s Basilica and Square, complete with a tour guide narrating each interactive space.
3. NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, WASHINGTON, D.C.
This American art museum offers two online exhibitions on Google. The first one is an exhibit of American fashion from 1740 to 1895, which includes many renderings of clothes from the Colonial to Revolutionary eras. The second one shows off works from Dutch Baroque artist Johannes Vermeer.