A Dozen Of Museums Connected For Virtual Tours
Has the Corona outbreak has deflated your life and spirits and has scared you so much to send you packed in the house with minimal touch with the outside world? Well, precaution is necessary but to wither away the gloomy stillness, simply turn to your smartphone and invoke Google’s Virtual Tour option start visiting some of the famous museums in the world.
1). The J.Paul Getty Museum, LA:
Let’s start out journey with this California based art museum, putting around 300 premium artworks on display, dating back to 8th century. With virtual tour facility powered by Google, one can also be amused with ancient manuscripts, sculptures, premium sketches, photographs and certain other hidden treasure right from home.
One among the most popular art museums in America, exceptional art pieces are exhibited here meant for online tour, certainly on the back of Google’s tech sophistication. Here, American fashion, right from 1740 to 1895,are put showcased alongside some other colonial era apparels as were worn by commoners commonly. Following this, one can also see the incredible works by Johannes Vermeer, who is a widely regarded Dutch painter.
One of the iconic museums in Korea, this art centre has been digitized massively where one is allowed to sense the real ambience by visiting here, without visa, online. With Google’s virtual tour, one can take steep flight across six floors and can spend time watching paintings by more than 100 renowned artists from past and present and outlining the ethos of their creativity and thoughts while they painted.
4). Guggenheim Museum, New York:
Crafted with stunning staircase, we can walk across this museum by harping upon Google’s Street View. Such is the spectacular art gallery housing incredible art pieces by renowned art stalwarts from various periods, including Impressionists, Post- Impressionists and Modern artists.
5). British Museum, London:
Housing a large array of attractions, such as the Great Court, antiquated Rosetta Stone and a handful of replicas representing Egyptian mummies, one can easily uncover a playful relationship with art and can feel an classicism within himself. Located right in the heart of London, virtual or online visitors are amazed while registering their presence here through smartphone. Finally, hundreds of artifacts are also displayed here which were collected from numerous sources and represent different time periods.
With 360 degree view capturing every little detail in picture perfect manner.
6). Peraggamon Museum, Berlin, Germany:
Even though, one would not be present here, but still the aesthetic richness can easily amaze anyone from the core, when an online walk is undertaken. The museum teems with a wide variety of artifacts among which Ishtar Gate of Babylon and the Pergamon Alter are the central pieces of a deluge of attraction from the world over.
7). Uiffizi Gallery, Florence:
De’Medics, who is soulfully regarded as the most famous artist clan from Italy (i.e. Florence), their incredible artworks (collected and preserved over the past centuries) are stocked in a picture-perfect setting, as the building itself is an antique structure evoking a blend of cultural reaction among those regarding it. The building was constructed in 1560 by Georgio Vasari who was an eminent architect of that time, in honour of Cosimo I de Medics and art has flowed in the veins of his generations. Now, with premium technology placed right in our palms, we can meander through the halls and pamper our senses, right from the quietude of homely surrounding and can check the despair arising from sense of confinement, thereby.
8). Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam:
As the name indicates, nestled at prominent location, this art gallery stocks around 200 paintings by this outstanding artist Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890), but in accompaniment of 500 other exhaustive sketches and 250 letters reflecting his acumen and how he perceived the socio-economic environment during his lifetime. He created around 2100 artworks during his lifetime and is related to Realism, Post Impressionism, Modern and Japonisme among other periods. Now, with towering innovation in tech, virtual visits can easily be arranged at any time of the day and from anywhere, to simply refresh our senses.
9). Musee de Orsay, Paris:
This has been a sprawling art gallery housing a wide range of famous art pieces from a handful of French artists, who have gathered a great name in the field over the past century. Such artists are hailed to have created, analysed, thought, defended and innovated new forms of art, in the period between 1848 to 1914. A few of such artists are Monet, Cezanne and Ganguin among others.
10). National Museum Of Anthropology, Mexico City:
Operationalized in 1964, the fields of archaeology and history are precisely blended at this place, which pulls up old heritage of pre-Hispanic age, to display, before the global audience of present digital age. Altogether, there exist a great amount of treasure comprising rare artifacts, sketches, objects etc. While some of these items are said to be from Mayan Civilization. Clearly, a must visit (i.e. click) site before the online community.
With Dutch Golden Age of art is right here to be uncovered with digital ease as we are empowered to see masterworks by Vermeer and Rembrandt. With Street View Tour, enabled by Google, this symbolic museum is visited by hundreds of art lovers everyday from around the world, as one overcomes with feeling of ambling through its halls right away.
Now, apart from the aforementioned art galleries, there are still, hundreds of popular art museums out there, which are still uncovered by Google Inc in latter’s Arts & Culture collection. However, some of such museums have taken the initiative to be accessible online and the required tech set-up in terms of HD cameras, wires, circuit boards etc, have been skilfully accomplished and powerful websites are set-up. Finally, there are still, thousands of museum Street Views on Google as well.