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Virtual museums

Guggenheim Museum, New York

See online exhibitions like But a Storm Is Blowing From Paradise: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa and The Little-Known Glass Works of Josef Albers here and virtually tour the building here 

British Museum, London

Tour the museum’s Great Court and discover the ancient Rosetta Stone here.

Musée d’Orsay, Paris

Get a close look at the works of Monet, Cézanne, Gauguin, and hundreds of other French painters here.

Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Walk among Vermeer, Rembrandt, and many more masters from the Dutch Golden Age here.

Pergamon Museum, Berlin

The Pergamon is one of Germany’s largest museums and it’s home for the Ishtar Gate of Babylon and the Greek Pergamon Altar. Visit it here.

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul

Catch up on the best of contemporary art from Korea here.

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Explore an exhibition of American fashion from 1740 to 1895 and a collection of Vermeer paintings here.

Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

Here is where you can find the largest collection of artworks by van Gogh, including more than 200 paintings, 500 drawings, and over 750 personal letters.

Louvre, Paris

The Louvre doesn’t need Google to create online tours for itself. It has its own virtual tours.

MASP, São Paulo

The Museu de Arte de São Paulo is Brazil’s first modern art museum. Do visit it here.

The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Travel back in time to the 8th century with this collection of European paintings, drawings, sculpture, illuminated manuscripts, decorative arts, and European, Asian, and American photographs. 

Uffizi Gallery, Florence

Italy was hit hardest by the virus in Europe. Show some solidarity and pay this magnificent gallery a visit.


Research an artist

Richard Wilson Online Catalogue Raisonné

Roy Lichtenstein Foundation Catalogue Raisonné

IMAGE DUPLICATOR is a search engine that allows you to find images and information on the artworks of Roy Lichtenstein.

Louise Bourgeois The Complete Prints & Books

Catalogues Raisonnés of Works by Salvador Dalí



The Minor White Archive



The Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation

Granach Digital Archive 2,050 paintings


Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. You can search the catalog here

Announcing the National Emergency Library, a collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centers, and libraries are closed. Learn more

Moving images

UbuWeb-contemporary art video art

Art21: Contemporary art videos


Artnet article on Google Arts and Culture 

MCN Guide to Virtual Museum Resources, E-Learning, and Online Collections

Rijksmuseum: Rijksstudio 

National Gallery of Denmark (SMK): SMK Open 

Los Angeles County Museum of Art: LACMA Collections

Guggenheim Collection Online

Museum of Modern Art: MoMA The Collection

Smithsonian American Art Museum


Resources on Copyright & Emergency Remote Teaching & Research

This Statement is meant to provide clarity for U.S. colleges and universities about how copyright law applies to the many facets of remote teaching and research in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Kyle K. Courtney is currently the Copyright Advisor for Harvard University--blog post (Part I & Part II) on exigent circumstances