Having a museum all to yourself. It is a dream for art lovers everywhere. You can take your time admiring every painting without the distraction of people surrounding you. A lot of museums make this dream a reality in collaboration with Google. Visit some of our favourite museums from the comforts of your own home.
Van Gogh Museum
Did you know Vincent van Gogh only sold one painting during his life? Now he is famous all throughout the world. Walk through the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. View the exhibition and admire famous paintings like the sunflowers, potato eaters and his self portrait. Many of his colourful paintings were made in the south of France. His dream was to live there with a group of artists. In the end only Paul Gauguin visited him there.
The sun kings palace has been a Unesco World Heritage site for 30 years. Visit the palace in Versailles and walk through the halls and famous gardens. View Marie-Antoinette’s portrait (while eating cake) or admire Hercules’ heroics. The collection including background information can be viewed online.
The National Gallery
In The National Gallery in Londen you can watch pieces by artists like Monet, Holbein and Titian. The pieces in the collection cover a span of time from the 13th century up and including the 20th century. The online exhibition focusses on Monet right now.
For many people MoMA or Museum of Modern Art in New York is number one on the list of museums they want to visit. A collection that once began with 8 prints and 1 drawing now has over 150.000 art pieces. The collection includes pieces by famous artists like Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso and again Monet and Van Gogh.
British Fashion Council
At the British Fashion Council they give a platform to designers. Discover the story of designers and fashion brands like Alexander McQueen, Burberry and Manolo Blahnik.
What do Johannes Vermeer, Coco Chanel and Christian Dior have in common? You can admire their art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. With 27 online exhibitions the museum offers entertainment to all.
You’ll be surprised!