Museums Go Online Bringing Joy Home During Corona

Virtual Museums

(Compliments of Edward Joseph of Christie’s International Real Estate, NYC)

Tons of museums are sharing their exhibitions online. Take a look at the list below!

Art Institute of Chicago

Visit an interactive online version of the current exhibition El Greco: Ambition and Defiance.

The Frick Collection

Take a virtual tour of the museum’s historic home before they temporarily move out for renovation.

The Getty

Visit the Getty’s blog, the iris, for a list of the many ways you can explore the museum’s programs and collections online.

Guggenheim Museum

Listen to a tour of the museum’s Frank Lloyd Wright-designed building and watch videos from behind the scenes at the museum.

Hammer Museum

Watch a series of lectures on Van Gogh in L.A.


Visit LACMA @ Home, the museum’s updated homepage showcasing digital media for those at home looking for things to watch, listen, read and learn.

Met Museum

Check out their Digital Digest for a wide range of access options, including a primer on the Christie’s-sponsored Gerhard Richter: Painting After All.


Read the museum’s digital publication Magazine, take free online courses on Coursera or listen to their podcast collaboration with the BBC, The Way I See It.

Morgan Library & Museum

Listen to an audio tour of Jean-Jacques Lequeu: Visionary Architect. Drawings from the Bibliothèque nationale de France or watch the video of An Evening with Fran Lebowitz: On Peter Hujar.

National Gallery of Art

Visit the Gallery virtually through video tours of current exhibitions, in-depth looks at highlights of the collection, online learning opportunities, audio and video recordings of lectures by artists and curators and more.

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