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Benaki Museum: Museum From Home

One upside to many museums closing their doors in response to the COVID-19 pandemic is that virtual exhibits are surging in popularity. Inviting visitors to #MuseumFromHome, the Benaki Museum (physically located in Athens, Greece) offers wonderful virtual explorations of many of their campuses and galleries. At the link above, visitors can select an exhibit or collection of interest (perhaps you...
What Jane Saw

What Jane Saw provides 21st century visitors an opportunity to virtually attend two 18th and 19th century museum blockbusters that Jane Austen visited: the Boydell Shakespeare Gallery in 1796 and the Sir Joshua Reynolds retrospective in 1813. Both exhibitions were held in the same London showroom at 52 Pall Mall. The Shakespeare Gallery is full of illustrations from Shakespeare's plays that can be...
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art: Online Resources

The Carle Museum celebrates picture books as an art form in honor of the late Eric Carle, the author and illustrator of the beloved children's book The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Art enthusiasts, bookworms, and early childhood educators will want to explore the cultural, historical, and artistic significance of picture books through two online exhibitions the museum hosts (as of this writing). The...