Visit a Museum

in Amsterdam

This museum is in Amsterdam. It was founded in 1798 and is the largest museum in the Netherlands. Its collection contains more than 2,000 paintings from the Dutch Golden Age (Baroque) by notable painters such as Jacob van Ruisdael, Frans Hals, Johannes Vermeer, Jan Steen, Rembrandt, and Rembrandt’s pupils. There are some very cool features on its website. You can tour the gallery where art is being explained in a great way. There even is a treasure hunt.

This is by far my favorite online museum!

Visit the Guggenheim Museum in New York

The Guggenheim was founded in 1939 and is famous for its collection of modern art by artists like  Kandinsky, Piet Mondrian, Marc Chagall, Amedeo Modigliani and Pablo Picasso.

Interesting Fact: The museum was designed by the famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright. The same architect designed the Joshua Tree Retreat Center, formerly known as Institute of Mentalphysics.

The Sistine Chapel in Vatican City

The Sistine Chapel is located in Vatican City, the official residence of the pope. It was built in the 1470s and it contains some of the most fantastic, beautiful, famous and astonishing artwork by Renaissance masters like Michelangelo and  Botticeli.

The Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia

The Hermitage is the second-largest art museum in the world.  It was founded in 1764 by Empress Catherine the Great.  

The Hermitage Museum has over 3 million items and the largest collection of paintings in the world. Its art collection goes from the pre-historic through the contemporary. The link will send you to the largest art wing inside the museum. Don’t forget to look at some of the beautiful architecture while you are inside.