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A Picture of Britain: an exhibition celebrating the British landscape

Take a tour of the British countryside, "from the Scottish Highlands to the South Downs," via this web exhibition from the Tate Online. A Picture of Britain looks at the ways in which the British landscape has inspired artists like John Constable, JMW Turner, LS Lowry, Paul Nash and Richard Long. The Web exhibition features an interactive map, a quiz for you to test your knowledge of various...

https://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-britain/exhibition/pic...
Vancouver Art Gallery: Emily Carr

Created by the Vancouver Art Gallery (with a little help from the Virtual Museum of Canada), this is possibly the largest, most comprehensive web site devoted to the works of Canada's beloved artist, Emily Carr. The site includes a featured works section, where, using Flash, visitors can view Carr's works arranged on a timeline and zoom in for more information. There is also an extensive biography...

http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/sgc-cms/expositions-exhibitions/...
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Memory Maps

The relationship between people and the places they inhabit has always been intriguing. While exploring this relationship, many have also considered the various objects associated with particular geographic areas, such as prints and paintings. This rather engaging project from the Victoria and Albert Museum serves as a way to explore some of these questions. Designed as a collaboration between...

http://www.vam.ac.uk/page/m/memory-maps/
Campana Brothers Select

This web exhibition features more than thirty objects dating from the 16th to the 20th centuries, selected from the permanent collection of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum by Fernando and Humberto Campana, founders of Est'dio Campana in Sao Paulo, Brazil (an international furniture design studio). Objects in the show include book illustrations, jewelry, furniture, and wallpaper designs, on a theme...

https://www.cooperhewitt.org/2008/03/14/cooper-hewitt-campan...
The Canary Project

More groups and organizations are thinking about creative and thoughtful ways to raise awareness about global warming, and The Canary Project is one such group. Through their use of visual media, events, and artwork the Project aims to visualize global warming in compelling ways, investigate questions about current ecological crises, and also cultivate media attention. Visitors can learn more...

https://canary-project.org/
World Beach Project

Sometimes visiting a website makes you want to dash out, leave your computer behind, and get busy doing whatever the site's talking about. The World Beach Project is one of those sites. It's a gallery of art made by all kinds of people, using stones gathered on beaches all over the world. Visitors to this site can browse images of these creations, and read a little bit about how each work came...

http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/w/world-beach-project/
Hood Museum of Art

In 2007 Dartmouth's Hood Museum of Art began a series of exhibitions highlighting their permanent collections with their inaugural collection "American Art at Dartmouth". Excerpts from that show, along with more from their second and current collection "European Art at Dartmouth", are now viewable online. Examples from the American Art show include John Singleton Copley's portrait in pastels of...

https://hoodmuseum.dartmouth.edu/
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Museum of Arts and Design

Originally begun as the Museum of Contemporary Crafts, the Museum of Arts and Design in New York, has an impressive website that is easily accessible and fun to browse. Click on the "See" tab at the top of the page to choose from "Current Exhibitions", "Past Exhibitions", "Traveling Exhibitions", and "Search the Collection". To see the highlights of the Museum's collection of jewelry, quilts,...

https://www.madmuseum.org/
Battat Contemporary

Battat Contemporary is an art gallery that promotes works by many contemporary, working Canadian artists. It has a great online gallery of thirteen artists it has exhibited (found on the Artists page), as well as an archive of exhibitions going back several years. The current exhibition, which visitors should definitely check out, is "Nervous Lattice" with work by Krisjanis Kaktins-Gorsline. His...

http://www.battatcontemporary.com/
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) website features high quality digital images from the many thousands of works in its permanent collection. Visitors can go straight to the Art by clicking on that link near the top of the homepage. There are several ways for visitors to peruse the artworks, one of which is the Top 100 Highlights of the MFAH. Clicking on each image allows visitors to read...

https://www.mfah.org/
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