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museums of the world

View the works of the masters and
experience virtual tours via the Internet. 
Museum of Modern Art
http://www.moma.org

Metropolitan Museum of Art
http://www.metmuseum.org

The Morgan Library 
http://www.morganlibrary.org/
Research, concert, and lecture center whose gallery includes illuminated, literary, and musical manuscripts, rare children's books, and various forms of art. Formerly the private library of Pierpont Morgan.

Critical Review
http://www.creview.com/
Reviews current, local and national art exhibitions with no ideology other than a desire to present well-written reviews and to provide a meaningful context for discourse.

Whitney Museum of American Art
http://www.whitney.org
Collection of world-renowned 20th-century American art.

International Center of Photography
http://www.icp.org/
Established to collect, preserve, and exhibit notable twentieth-century works, with a special emphasis on documentary photography; to teach photography at all levels; and to provide a forum for the exchange of critical ideas and information.

American Museum of Natural History
http://www.amnh.org
Collections include more than 30 million items; dinosaur fossils, a 63 foot-long canoe carved by the Haida Indians, a slice of a giant sequoia tree, the costume of an African spirit dancer.

Museum of Television & Radio
http://www.mtr.org/

Art Institute of Chicago
http://www.artic.edu/aic/index.html
Comprises both a museum and art school.

Museum of Contemporary Art

http://www.mcachicago.org/
Explore the museum's permanent collection, current exhibitions and other facilities.

Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

http://www.asianart.org/
Devoted to the arts and cultures of Asia. The permanent collections represent over 40 Asian countries spanning 6,000 years of history.
Visit to the Sistine Chapel in Vatican
http://www.kfki.hu/~arthp/tours/sistina/index.html
From the Web Gallery of Art, with information on the architecture, and paintings of the Vatican landmark.

National Museum of the Bargello
http://www.arca.net/db/musei/bargello.htm
One of the oldest building in Florence, the Bargello is now a setting mainly for works of sculpture and many examples of the decorative arts.

Galleria dell'Accademia

http://www.sbas.firenze.it/accademia/
Iinformation and history about the home of Michelangelo's "David" and "Prisoners" sculptures; in Italian.

Artcyclopedia
http://www.artcyclopedia.com/
Guide to museum-quality fine art on the Internet, with directory of both artist and museums.

MuseumNetwork.com
http://www.museumnetwork.com/
Topically organized directory of museums worldwide. Also provides information to museum professionals, and aims to give educators easy access to museums' curriculum and other teaching materials.

24 Hour Museum
http://www.24hourmuseum.org.uk
National gateway to UK museums, galleries and heritage.

Art Museum Network
http://www.amn.org/
A directory of museums and galleries by region.

ArtMuseum.net
http://www.artmuseum.net/
Designed to expand access to great art exhibitions and foster a deeper understanding of the story behind the art through the use of personal computers and the Internet.

The
Virtual Museum
http://www.jinjapan.org/museum/