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On World Art Day, try out this activity for the whole family

April 14th, 2020

We could all use a little inspiration these days. For World Art Day Google Arts & Culture is launching Family Fun with Arts & Culture, a new collection to bring your family new ways to learn about art, animals, science, space, books and music. You can discover what’s inside a black hole, hang out with a Jurassic giant in virtual reality in virtual reality, or even practice some Harry Potter magic. And for our little ones, why not follow a pesky penguin through virtual tours of museum galleries?

There’s a penguin loose at the Rijksmuseum!
There’s a penguin loose at the Rijksmuseum!

Thanks to the help of our partners, we’re also making new treasures and stories accessible on Google Arts & Culture. 35 cultural institutions including the Atassi Foundation (UAE), Museum of Contemporary Art in Buenos Aires (Argentina), Palazzo Monti(Italy), the Yale Center for British Art (USA) have brought online more than 100 diverse online exhibitions with over 18,000 new artworks, artifacts and stories. The Nakamura Keith Haring Collection in Japan is the only museum in the world to exclusively feature the artworks of Keith Haring. Explore over 50 of his pieces of art—including the bright yellow angel spreading its great wings—digitized in ultra high definition.

On World Art Day, try out this activity for the whole family
One of Keith Haring’s signature characters, “The Angel“. Explore it in the finest detail thanks to the Art Camera.
On World Art Day, try out this activity for the whole family
Kiyoharu Art Colony” is a safe haven for artists to awaken their artistic spirit and share their creativity with the world. Explore it on Street View.
On World Art Day, try out this activity for the whole family
Explore the works of iconic  women artists of the Palazzo Monti.
On World Art Day, try out this activity for the whole family
Bangkok Art and Culture Centre contributes an exhibit about the prospects of Art Therapy.
On World Art Day, try out this activity for the whole family
Go on an in-painting tour of Gustav Klimt’s colorful masterpiece, “Portrait of Friedericke Maria Beer” at Tel Aviv Museum of Art.
On World Art Day, try out this activity for the whole family
Museo Dolores Olmedoshares how this famous Mexican muralist copied other artistic styles before finding his own.
On World Art Day, try out this activity for the whole family
Ciputra Artpreneurshares a story of passion, intimacy, and heartbreak in this colorful in-painting tour.

If you’re looking for more, check out this list of ways to have fun with Arts and Culture at home, and for more armchair cultural travel, explore the wonders of Italy, France, Spain and the UK.

Keep discovering on Google Arts & Culture, or download our free app for iOS or Android.