Against All Odds: Rescue at the Chilean Mine, Cyprus: Crossroads of Civilization, Former Fossil Hall, Nature's Best Photography Exhibit, and many, many more exhibits are available online courtesy of Smithsonian Museum of Natural History. Click here to explore.
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Bringing together over one hundred works from the Guggenheim’s contemporary collection, Storylines examines the diverse ways in which artists today engage narrative through installation, painting, photography, sculpture, video, and performance. In projects created through extensive research, acts of appropriation, or performance, the artists in Storylines uncover layers of meaning, turning to individual experience as a means of conveying shared stories, whether real or fictional. Click here to view the exhibit.
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Once the playground of kings and queens, The Royal Botanical Gardens in Kew is a UNESCO world heritage site that houses the world’s largest collection of plants. Since 2011 Google’s Streetview tricycle has captured 26km of tours inside the palace and its famous greenhouses – including the world’s biggest Victorian glasshouse Temperance House – featuring 27,000 types of plants. Click here to see what this garden has to offer.
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Dedicated on May 15, 1920, the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery is a stunning visual feature of the cemetery. ANC is celebrating the centennial of the Amphitheater's dedication during the month of May. The centerpiece of the 100th anniversary commemoration is ANC's first online exhibit. Click here to see what was inside the time capsule, and click here to see the entire online exhibit.
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From the bold, swirling movement in Vincent van Gogh's paintings, to the surreal, confident brushstrokes of Frida Kahlo, many famous artists have instantly recognizable styles. Now you can use these styles to transform your own photos. With Art Transfer, a new feature in the Google Arts & Culture app, you can apply the characteristics of well-known paintings to your own images. Click here to learn more.
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Enjoy augmented reality artworks by KAWS and Olafur Eliasson for free, with the Acute Art app. A new way to discover, experience and collect augmented reality art by the world’s most celebrated artists. Use the app to place the artwork, adjust the shadow angle and light intensity to match your surroundings or switch on the torch to light up the sculptures at night. Then capture it in a stunning photo or video and share with family and friends. Click here to get the app and learn more.
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Journey through Shasta State Historic Park in this 360 virtual tour. The selected 360 degree photos highlight some of the historic buildings and natural landscapes in the park. Popular areas include The Southside ruins, The Courthouse Museum and Litsch general store. Click here to visit.
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Finger knitting doesn’t require any tools, it’s simple enough for children to do, and it’s a fabulous way to pass the time– all you’ll need is yarn! There are so many things you can do with the strips, such as head bands, or anything else you can dream up. Click here to see instructions.
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Offered from Yale University, and using a simple and enjoyable teaching style, this course introduces the novice listener to the wonders of classical music, from Bach fugues to Mozart symphonies to Puccini operas. Click here to learn more.
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Wondering how to get started with art journaling? This post goes over everything you need to know to learn how to start an art journal step by step. Whether you’re already a paper crafter or planner addict – or even if you’ve never touched a paintbrush in your whole entire life – you can learn how to start an art journal. Click here to see more.