Alas, the time has come for everyone to do their part. All of us have to make sacrifices and stay at home as much as possible. For some it will be easier and for others less.
We are here to offer you activities to do from the comfort of your rooms and in total safety, and being a magazine that deals with art, we could not start with anything else but museums. We know, in this period they are closed, but fortunately for us, and for you, there is more than one way to visit them.
Here are some of the museums, Italian and not, which can be visited comfortably with a click.
If your passion is painting, then you can’t miss the virtual visit of the Brera Art Gallery, starting from the famous courtyard and arriving to the famous Dead Christ by Mantegna.
Just a stone’s throw away, or rather a click away, you can find yourself inside one of the most famous and beautiful museum-houses in Milan which acts as a treasure chest for the collection born in the mid-1800s thanks to Gian Giacomo Poldi Pezzoli’s passion for art.
If you are interested in the art of the last century, then the virtual tour of the Museum of the Twentieth Century could be for you. Among the works of Boccioni and Fontana we are sure that an entire afternoon will fly by in the blink of an eye.
For once you can enter the Uffizi without making its famous and endless queue, you can also stop in front of your favorite works as long as you want, no one will tell you to move quickly to the next room.
After all these paintings maybe it’s time to take a break, and what better place than under the majesty of Brunelleschi’s masterpiece?!
Even if the Carnival is over, it’s always the right time to drop by Venice. A must for every tourist is the Doge’s Palace, from where you can admire all the splendor of St. Mark’s Square.
Close your eyes, imagine you are on a boat and voilà, here we are at Ca’ Rezzonico, ready to immerse ourselves in the furnishings, paintings and sculptures of the Venetian 18th century. Don’t forget to look out your windows and contemplate the Grand Canal.
Our tour continues in Rome, more precisely in the Vatican. This time make yourselves comfortable, because the visit to the Vatican Museums could last a while.
With an exhibition area of 12,977 m², the Capitoline Museums are a must-see, or rather a place to see over and over again.
Our journey has no boundaries, so here we are in the most famous museum in the world. Finding the right angle to see the Mona Lisa has never been easier.
If your passion is Impressionism, then you’d better take a jump on the other side of the Seine and get lost in the halls of the Musée d’Orsay, between Monet, Van Gogh and Degas.
The Musée d’Orsay wasn’t enough for you?! Then take a little more time for the magnificent Musée de l’Orangerie and let yourself be enveloped by Monet’s Water Lilies.
A key stop on any trip to Paris is the Eiffel Tower. Every opportunity is good to return, climb and enjoy the city from above.
Another click, another country. The only stop in the English capital that we would like to point out is the one at the National Gallery of Art. There is no Coronavirus or Brexit to hold, the forces of art break down all barriers.
Hoping to find a warmer climate we move to Spain, more precisely to Figueres in Catalonia. Here let yourself be transported inside one of the most brilliant minds of the last century, that of Salvador Dalí.
From hot Spanish to cold Dutch, but for good reason. Take your time to admire both the architecture of the Rijksmuseum and its works, including Rembrandt’s Night Watch.
We stay in town to discover the works of one of the greatest artists in the history of art. The Van Gogh Museum offers a unique itinerary to discover the works of the artist, but also the life of the man behind them.
We leave the museums to enter an emblematic place where time has stood still. Almost always impossible to visit due to the large number of reservations, technology takes us directly inside the Anne Frank House.
PS Given the amount of free time available, for those who pretended to read it at school, The Diary of Anne Frank is a book that should be dusted off from time to time.
Among the various museums that await us overseas we can not postpone a visit to the Metropolitan Museum. Among the vast collection of the New York museum is impossible not to find something that attracts us.
Let’s stay in the Big Apple but change genres. At 1071 Fifth Avenue, the Guggenheim Museum’s magnificent collection awaits us. Take advantage of it to discover the beauty of Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture.
This stage will probably take you more than a day, in fact the Smithsonian American Art Museum is famous for being one of the most inclusive and extensive art collections in the world. Have fun wandering around its large pavilions, a bit like Ben Stiller in A Night at Museum 2.
Once we get to Washington, why not pay Trump a visit?
Our tour ends here, but there are still dozens and dozens of museums that you can visit with just one click and you can find them all on the Google Arts & Culture section.
We hope that this virtual journey has made you want to visit them, or revisit them, live all these places, hoping that this can happen as soon as possible.