15 Best Virtual Museums and Art Gallery Tours For Art Lovers

Best Virtual Museum Art Gallery Tours Art Lovers

Exciting isn’t it?  

10. J Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

J Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
J Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Getty Museum is one of the most popular places for art on the west coast of the US. Two things that are worth your lockdown time are Getty’s sunny sculpture plaza and garden terrace. You can find here creative treasures dating back 6000 years. The digital tour covers a lot including Van Gogh’s Irise and La Promenade by Renior and many priceless sculptors. You can explore  5 exhibits of this museum through Google Arts and Culture tool. These are –

  1. The Art of Three Faiths: Torah, Bible, Qur’an
  2. 18th Century Pastel Portraits
  3. Eat, Drink, and Be Merry
  4. Getty Museum Acquisitions 2019
  5. Heaven, Hell, and Dying Well

Not only closely look at inside gallery spaces, but get relevant information from clickable artworks and the finest collection of photographs from the world. 

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11. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Wish to explore the masterworks from the Dutch Golden Age? Then Rijksmuseum in the Netherlands is the right place for you. Enjoy a street view tour of this grand museum right from your couch. Thanks to Google!  Describing the beauty and grandeur of the Great Hall is beyond what words can encompass. Online exhibitions with interactive tour will give you the same feel as if you’re present right at the museum.

There is a vast collection of classical Dutch art, Asian artifacts, and 17th-century silver and porcelain and myriad historical objects. Immerse yourself in the brilliant artworks of Vermeer, Rembrandt, and other Dutch masters. 

12. National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City

National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City
National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City

It’s the largest and most visited museum in Mexico. And home to significant archaeological and anthropological artifacts from Mexico’s pre-Columbian heritage and the Mayan civilization. Stone of the Sun and the Aztec Xochipilli statue are must on every visitor’s list.  Google visitors can access around 140 items from their cozy bedroom. 

13. Vatican Museums, Rome

Vatican museum
Vatican Museums, Rome

Worst hit by Coronavirus, Italy is under total lockdown. But, none can you stop you from taking a deep dive into the spectacular vaulted ceiling, intricate murals and tapestries of the Vatican Museum. Do you know its a home to 70,000 artworks and artifacts spanning centuries? Thanks to the virtual art gallery tour by its website. You can wander seven spaces and the galleries very close and marvel at Michelangelo’s ceiling inside the Sistine Chapel and other sites full of jaw-dropping creativity. With the help of You Visit tour, you can also take a look at the rest of the city and get interesting information on each significant site provided by the tour guide. 

14. National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, South Korea

Part to Whole
Part to Whole – National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art/Seoul, South Korea

One of the popular museums in Korea that attract people from all over the world. But, with Google’s virtual tour you can access this museum from anywhere in the world. Since 1986 this fine arts museum has been a cornerstone of Korean culture and art education. The main museum is in Gwacheon and its three branches each in Deoksugung, Seoul, and Cheongju. You will love the six floors of Contemporary art from Korea and all over the globe. Not just a Korean artwork but you’ll get to explore an inspiring mix of print, design, sculpture, photography, new media, and other large-scale installations by established and new artists. Get ready for a culturally rewarding experience!

15. MASP, São Paulo, Brazil

 MASP, São Paulo, Brazil
MASP, São Paulo, Brazil

The first modern museum of Brazil with broadest historical collections! You can view it all from a virtual art gallery platform. The wondrous display of the artwork (dating from the 14th to 20th centuries) is what makes the museum special. The paintings appear suspended around the open-plan space, and on the air on crystal easels. This will leave you awestruck! What are you waiting for? Get your laptop and start exploring now! 

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