Tag Archives: Museums

Miss art museums? The Louvre just put its entire art collection online – CNN Style

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Published 27th March 2021

There is nothing like spending a rainy afternoon at a museum, soaking in the beauty and wonder of art and history.

Now the Louvre, the world’s most visited museum, is letting you do that right from home.

Source: Miss art museums? The Louvre just put its entire art collection online – CNN Style

Smithsonian Institution | institution, Washington, District of Columbia, United States | Britannica.com

Smithsonian Institution | The Smithsonian Institution’s first building, known as the Castle, was completed in 1855. © Wangkun Jia/Dreamstime.com
Smithsonian Institution | The Smithsonian Institution’s first building, known as the Castle, was completed in 1855. © Wangkun Jia/Dreamstime.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Smithsonian Institution, research institution founded by the bequest of James Smithson, an English scientist. Smithson, who died in 1829, had stipulated in his will that should his nephew and heir himself die without issue, his remaining assets would pass to the United States and be used to found the Smithsonian Institution.”

Source: Smithsonian Institution | institution, Washington, District of Columbia, United States | Britannica.com

Free Coloring Books from World-Class Libraries & Museums: The Met, New York Public Library, Smithsonian & More | Open Culture

Calling all coloring book lovers. You can now take part in #ColorOurCollections 2017–a campaign where museums and libraries worldwide will make available free coloring books, letting you color artwork from their collections and then share it on Twitter and other social media platforms.

Source: Free Coloring Books from World-Class Libraries & Museums: The Met, New York Public Library, Smithsonian & More | Open Culture

Saving the bright lights of Las Vegas – CBS News

Check out the video on this story, from CBS News..

http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/las-vegas-neon-preserved


A few of the stars of the city’s Golden Age of neon, long since gone from the Strip, have been preserved in the Neon Museum

Source: Saving the bright lights of Las Vegas – CBS News

American Museum of Magic – Google Cultural Institute

Experience the treasures of Houdini, Thurston, and Michigan’s own Blackstone among hundreds of others. For more than 30 years the American Museum of Magic has delighted the public with wonders of magic, celebrating the contributions and life stories of magicians from around the globe. Immerse yourself in the largest collection of magic artifacts on display anywhere in the U.S. Discover what has been described as “the Smithsonian of American magic.”

Source: American Museum of Magic – Google Cultural Institute