“Ellen’s Picks for Virtual Art Tours Around the World,” By Ellen Moskowitz

Royal Ontario Museum

Since we can’t travel outside the country let’s virtually tour some of the great museums located outside the United States. When the pandemic is over, you’ll have some great ideas for future travel. I’ll suggest my favorite at each site but, of course, there’s so much more to see.

Canada

Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto

Egyptian Mummies: Ancient Lives – New Discoveries

Mexico

National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City

From the Mexica indigenous peoples collection.

England

The British Museum, London

Kara Walker from the Prints and Drawings virtual gallery

France

The Louvre, Paris

Where else can you see the iconic Mona Lisa?

 

Spain

The Prado, Madrid

Visit Spanish masters such as El Greco, Goya and Velazquez.

The Nobleman with his Hand on his Chest, El Greco.

Italy

The Uffizi Galleries, Florence

The Birth of Venus

The Netherlands

The Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

View Van Gogh, Vermeer and, of course, Rembrandt’s The Night Watch.

Greece

The Acropolis of Athens

The Parthenon

Russia

State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg

An extensive Matisse collection.

 

Lagoon

Japan

Kyoto National Museum, Kyoto

Beautiful Japanese ceramics, calligraphy, painting and sculpture.

12th Century Tea Bowl


China

The Palace Museum, Bejing

The museum is within the walls of the Forbidden City.

The Hall of Understanding and Bringing Peace

 

 

One response to ““Ellen’s Picks for Virtual Art Tours Around the World,” By Ellen Moskowitz”

  1. Linda Braun says:

    Thanks for the wonderful reminder that there’s a big world with lots to see and experience out there.

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