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Museum Websites around The World

Updated Oct 05 2014 05:12 PM EST with 27 listings
Museum Websites around The World

Brooklyn Museum of Art

Website has info on museum's objects & collections, exhibition schedule, map & directions.
Brooklyn, NY, Tel 718-638-5000
Fax: 718-638-3731; E-mail: bklynmus@echonyc.com
Website: brooklynart.org


Current exhibits and upcoming events.
Tel 212-923-3700
E-mail: cloisters@metmuseum.org; Website: metmuseum.org

Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum

A branch of the Smithsonian Institute, dedicated to design & decorative art. $8 adults, $5 Seniors & students. Website has info on programs, collections, exhibitions & design museum store.
2 General Info 8498400
Website: si.edu

Detroit Institute of Arts

Visit with Frankenthaler, Willem de Kooning, Kline, Motherwell, Rothko and Stella .
Detroit, MI,
Website: dia.org

Dia Center for the Arts

A space for exhibitions in addition to the location at 548 W. 22nd St. An admission of $6/$3 students & senior citizens will get you into both buildings. Admission for members is free.
545 near 11th Av., Fax 9894055
Information: 9895566; Website: diacenter.org

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

This site holds more than 70,000 images.
Website: thinker.org

Galleria degli Uffizi

This museum site is very novice friendly. Beautifully designed with world-class art.
Website: uffizi.firenze.it

International Center of Photography

This location closed for renovations until Sept. 2000. Classes and exhibitions continue at Fifth Ave. location.
1133 at 43rd St., General Info 212-768-4682

International Center of Photography

Admission for adults $6: Students and senior citizens $4: Members free. 20th-century photographers such as Man Ray and Henri Cartier-Bresson. Ongoing schedule of classes and exhibitions going on .
1130 94th St., Tel 8601777
E-mail: membership@icp.org; Website: icp.org

J. Paul Getty Museum

This site makes you feel like you're in the museum. The image bank is lean but worth a view.
Los Angeles, CA,
Website: getty.edu


Click to 600 images housed by this world famous museum.
Paris, France,
Website: louvre.fr

Metropolitan Museum of Art

One of the greatest museums in the world. It is impossible to "do" the entire museum in one day or describe everything you can see here. Go to the museum & spend some time in the Great Hall where you will find all types of help in many languages for planning your visit. If you can, get a guide before your visit or look at their website*** where you can plan well & learn about their many special exhibitions & programs. Fee: $10 adults, $5 students & seniors, under 12 with adult free. Click here to see a picture & here to see a close-up picture.. Click here for a Location
1000 At 82nd St., Tel 5357710
Library: 8795500; Reservations ( Dining ): 5703964
Tours: 5703711; Visitor Center: 6502987
E-mail: visitorservices@metmuseum.org; Website: metmuseum.org

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Online tour of the MFA's permanent collection. Check out the Exhibitions section.
Boston, MA,
Website: mfa.org

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

MoMA as it is known in NYC houses an outstanding collection of American & European paintings & sculptures from late 19th C. to present. Innovative in its definition of "art", it was a pioneer in exhibiting film, photography, and industrial design. Its retrospectives can draw record breaking attendance. A happy place to take small children, as strollers are allowed. $10 for adults, $6.50 for Seniors & students, children under 16 with an adult are free. Website provides information on all that you will find here.
11 General Info 7089400
General Info: 7089480; Program Info: 7089781
Tour Info: 7089685; E-mail: comments@moma.org
Website: moma.org

National Gallery London

2,300 paintings which range from the years 1260 to 1900. Focuses on its permanent collection.
London, England,

National Gallery of Art

Virtual exhibitions that are very interactive. You can move from one gallery to another. You can get an art education without paying for it.
Washington, DC,,
Website: nga.gov

National Museum of American Art

4,000 works online. Huge databases of American art and sculpture.
Washington, DC,
Website: nmaa.si.edu

Rose Center for Earth and Space

Earth and Science exhibits of the American Museum of Natural History.
at 79th St., Tel 7695100
Website: amnh.org

Tate Gallery

London, Liverpool, and St. Ives, England
Website: tate.org.uk

The Roerich Museum

Devoted to the work of Russian-born painter Nicholas Roerich who believed in peace through culture.
Website: roerich.org

Walker Art Center

Winner of the 1999 Best Overall Site award, you can view and zoom into over 2,000 images.
Minneapolis, MN,
Website: walkerart.org

Whitney Museum of American Art

Site focuses on exhibits that are not permanent but of limited duration. Click to "The American Century", organized by the Whitney and presented by Intel.
945 At E.75th St., 24 Hours 877-944-8639
General Info: 5703676; Website: whitney.org