This article was originally published at ekathimerini.com. For more information on our advertisers, see here. We already miss our visitors, and I believe that, in a way, they miss the museum, too. To view the Musée d’Orsay online gallery, click here. Photograph: Shutterstock. The Psi (ψ) figures hold their arms up high in some form of supplication. Following a 3-year closure for expansion, the museum re-opened in 2016 and is now one of San Francisco’s must-see destinations. The museum contains a collection of artwork by Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and other artists, along with the couple’s Mexican folk art, pre-Hispanic artifacts, photographs, memorabilia, personal items, and more. It is the fifth most visited museum in the world (the second most visited in the U.S.), and contains the Apollo 11 Command Module Columbia, the Friendship 7 capsule, the Wright brothers’ Wright Flyer airplane, and Lindbergh’s Spirit of St. Louis. For more information on our advertisers, see here. Highlights of the collection include the Hope Diamond and the Star of Asia Sapphire. Each year, the museum encourages its 1.6 million visitors to promote human dignity, confront hatred, prevent genocide, and the strengthening of democratic values. Notable installations include Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirrored Room (pictured above) and Ragnar Kjartansson’s expansive 9-screen video The Visitors. The museum offers a phenomenal virtual tour full of digital exhibits, videos, and audio presentations. 1 Koumbari St. & Vas. Thank you very much for the interesting compilation of the “The 75 Best Virtual Museum Tours Around the World”. The National Museum of Computing is dedicated to collecting and restoring historic computer systems. The Art Institute of Chicago is one of the oldest and largest art museums in the U.S., hosting approximately 1.5 million people annually. The gallery receives over 5 million visitors a year, making it the sixth-most visited art museum in the world and the most visited in the U.K. The museum receives 2.5 million visitors each year. Not only is the Louvre the largest art museum in the world at 782,910 square feet (72,735 square meters), but it also had 9.6 million visitors in 2019, making it the most visited museum in the world as well. To view the Met’s online exhibits, click here. In the 3D virtual tour, viewers can move around the galleries looking at the machines and their descriptions with the added bonus of hyperlinks to video and text explanations providing further detail and history of the exhibits. It was converted into a museum in order to shelter the collections of Antonis Benakis and was donated to the Greek nation by himself and his three sisters, Alexandra, Penelope and Argine. Its collection features more than 5,000 years of human expression from cultures around the world and contains more than 300,000 works of art in 11 curatorial departments. It is the largest and most complete collection in the world, except for the White House collection itself. The virtual tour offers a 360-degree walk-through of the entire museum. We recommend visit to the Yannis Pappas Studio, the courtyard with sculptures, the studio and residence of sculptor and painter Yannis Pappas (1913–2005), this charming haven of calm at the Athenian neighbourhood of Zografou that presents the artist’s oeuvre and his methods of work. All of us who work at the Benaki Museum are used to seeing people all the time, and being with them. It houses the largest collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist masterpieces in the world, including works by Cézanne, Degas, Gauguin, Manet, Monet, Renoir, Seurat, Sisley, and Van Gogh. To date, the Museum has collected more than 36,000 artifacts. .© 2020 GREECE IS, KATHIMERINES EKDOSEIS SA, Powered by: Relevance | Developed by: Stonewave, Pretty Little Things: A Tour of Athens’ Lesser-Known Museums, Summer Joy: Greece’s Open-Air Cinemas Are Back. The National Gallery features over 2,300 paintings dating from the mid-13th century to 1900, including works like Sunflowers by Van Gogh, The Virgin on the Rocks by Da Vinci, and The Arnolfini Portrait by Jan Van Eyck. To view the museum’s masterpieces tour, click here. The museum has put together collection of educational resources on its website for teachers, families, and children; and the museum features 2 online exhibits through Google Arts and Culture: To view the National Gallery of Art online collection page, click here. Self-Isolation Therapy: Take a Virtual Tour of the Benaki Museum "Even a piece of fabric can help cure your anxiety," says Benaki Museum director George Manginis. In addition to Dalí paintings from all decades of his career, there are Dalí sculptures, 3-dimensional collages, mechanical devices, and other curiosities from Dalí’s imagination. We recommend exhibits on the 3rd floor of the Museum of Greek Culture, presenting the War for Greek Independence and the newly established Greek state. While the museum places an emphasis on Swiss artists like Alberto Giacometti, you’ll also find work from the likes of Monet, Picasso, and Warhol. The museum website offers more than 15 different online exhibits covering African American history and culture. The phi (Φ) figures hold their hands in front of their body as representative figures to be honored. The museum’s collection of Islamic and Chinese art is located at satellite museums. The museum houses Greek works of art from the prehistorical to modern times.

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