Amidst COVID-19 outbreak, Curly Tales encourages you to stay indoors. We take you around the world from the comfort of your home. #SpreadPositivity #ArmchairTravel
As the virus spread has caged us into the four walls of our houses, most of us are now being driven by one common process – binge-eat, work, sleep and repeat. Even when we are turning to the internet, all that we can find on our feeds are scoops of coronavirus, lockdown and quarantine. While we need to be updated about the current situation, we must swear by something light-hearted as well to release our brain fog. And these 10 international museums are taking us on virtual tours through their eye-catching interiors to keep us relaxed during these home stuck days.
1. The Musée de l’Orangerie, Paris
If you want to witness the marvellous Claude Monet’s Water Lilies canvases, you must sneak into the gallery inside this museum in Paris. Thanks to the online tour, it gives a 360-degree view of the artworks, arrayed in a single piece.
2. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
The J. Paul Getty Museum has an impressive assortment of paintings, illustrations, photographs. figurines and manuscripts. Some of its artworks date back to the 8th century.
3. The MASP, Sao Paulo
This is the first modern museum in Brazil and is distinguished by its plexiglass framed artworks that seem to be hanging in the air.
4. The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul
This Korean museum has six floors decked with works of art from Korea and other parts of the world. It has another outdoor park as well, which boasts of some remarkable sculptures.
5. The Guggenheim Museum, New York
The virtual tour of this museum will take you on a ride through its spiral staircase, giving you the glimpse of artworks from the Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary eras.
6. The National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City
This museum is a must-visit for the ones who have a fondness for archaeology and things with old-charm. Take a tour through this museum to explore the history of the pre-Hispanic heritage of Mexime. It has 23 exhibition halls that are filled with artefacts from the primaeval era.
7. The Rijksmuseum , Amsterdam
This museum will get you transported to the Dutch Golden Age with intriguing artworks from maestros like Rembrandt and Vermeer.
8. The British Museum, London
The British Museum, London is one of the swankiest museums of the world that has a stock-up of over 7 million objects from all continents, which includes the ancient Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies.
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9. Musée d’Orsay, Paris
This museum has masterpieces of French painters like Monet, Cézanne, Gauguin and others that were created between 1848 and 1914.
10. The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
It offers two online exhibitions. The first one showcases exquisite clothing from American fashion and the second one has realistic paintings by Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer.
Excited already? So rest on your couch, grab your favourite snack and get ready to be lost in the world of these galleries.