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View Resource Culture 24

The UK Campaign for Museums presents this gateway to non-profit museums, galleries, historic houses, and heritage attractions. The front page of the site features a newsletter with short articles and images highlighting current exhibitions. For example, the Royal Museum in Edinburgh is opening a show on the influence of Norwegian folk costumes on contemporary design. Those planning visits can find...

http://www.culture24.org.uk/home
View Resource Tate Modern

Yesterday, Queen Elizabeth II officially opened the Tate Modern, Britain's new national museum of modern art housed in a former power station on London's Bankside. Those who weren't invited to the gala opening party last night and can't make it to the official public opening today can still visit the new museum online. In addition to the ordinary visiting information, special exhibitions, and so...

https://www.tate.org.uk/visit/tate-modern
View Resource The Fitzwilliam Museum

Perhaps one of the most well-regarded university-affiliated museums in the world, the Fitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge contains close to 500,000 different objects ranging from medieval manuscripts to coins from the Roman occupation of Britain. Visitors to the site will find that there are also several excellent online exhibits that will introduce them to the breadth of the...

https://www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/
View Resource Tate Britain: Turner Online

This Web site is devoted to Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775 - 1851), one of Britain's most famous, and somewhat controversial, artists. Turner displayed his first oil painting at the Royal Academy at the age of 21, and he remained actively involved at the Academy for the rest of his life. The site provides a brief biography of the artist as well as a timeline in which Turner's accomplishments...

https://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-britain/exhibition/tur...