Croatia: A Classic Destination To Visit
April 2, 2014 – 4:06 am | No Comment
To experience the overwhelming beauty of nature a trip to Croatia is a must, and the memories of this trip will be etched in your heart for eternity. Behind the overwhelming beauty of Croatia lies a tumultuous history of conquest by Greeks, Romans, Turks, Venetian emperors, to name a few, but mother nature has been kind to the country to overcome all the conquests and still retain its old world charm  [...]

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T2 Mumbai International Airport Museum
January 22, 2014 | Art Museums | No Comment
T2 Mumbai International Airport Museum
Next time you are stranded at the Mumbai New International Airport, or if your flight is delayed you have an amazing opportunity to visit T2 the newly opened India’s largest Museum which displays Indian arts and culture and will give Paris’  Louvre art museum  run for a money. T2 museum, which will allow only passengers who are holding international air tickets, will display 7000 artefacts, a 3km long wall which will display work of 1500 well known artists, an 18m tall installation called theatrical screening, which can be viewed from all four levels of T2, and recreates a magical environment with props used in the Marathi cinema. The T2 museum has the potential to be the most visited museum in the world since thousands of travellers depart from Mumbai Airport and the projections  [...]


Museo Del Prado Art Pleasures and Tour Delights
April 9, 2012 | Art Museums | No Comment
Museo Del Prado Art Pleasures and Tour Delights
Visit Europe and you are bound to be fascinated by the innumerable arenas of art that greet you here. It seems as if you are in an open land of pleasurable delights and pleasing sights. So while you are here in the region of the best art displays, Spain wouldn't come as a surprise considering the fact that you are in the art paradise of the world. Museums in Spain are the mainstay of tours here and the Museo Del Prado is one such very popular national art museum in Spain. Situated in the central part of Madrid, this has some of the best collections of art from Europe belonging to the 12th century and to the 19th century. It is totally based on the earlier Royal Collection and also has the best collections of Spanish art. It was founded as a museum of sculpture and paintings and also  [...]


The British Museum, London
March 2, 2012 | Art Museums | No Comment
The British Museum, London
London is a land of art, museums and architecture. The British Museum in this city is supposed to be one of the greatest museums across the world, and is an icon of culture and history in this part of the world. There is a permanent collection here  of the best works and is the largest in existence. It exhibits objects from all the continents and it shows the story of how human culture evolved from the beginning to the present day. The British Museum was found in the year 1753 and is mainly based on the works and collections of Sir Hans Sloane who was a great scientist and physician. This museum was open to public in the year 1759 on 15th January, in the Montagu House in Bloomsbury. In the last 250years it has expanded  and it is mainly due to the contributions of the British colonial  [...]


Vaticans Museums, Rome
July 18, 2011 | Art Museums | No Comment
Vaticans Museums, Rome
Situated in Rome, Vaticans Museums are one of the remarkable museums where visitors can explore the exceptional, noteworthy sculptures and the great paintings made during the renaissance period. This large museum is the center of attraction and is visited by millions of visitors every year. Whether you want to see Caravaggio’s Entombment or great paintings like St. Jerome in the wilderness made by Leonardo da Vinci, you can capture this entire classic works in your camera at Vaticans Museum. The fascination and desire to see the classic sculptures and paintings captivates several visitors to visit this place repeatedly and study the rare, finished and unfinished artworks made by prominent personalities like Raphael, Nicolas Poussin, Titian, Fra Angelico and Giotto. These museums were founded  [...]


Milwaukee Art Museum in Wisconsin
June 29, 2011 | Art Museums | No Comment
Milwaukee Art Museum in Wisconsin
Milwaukee Art Museum is situated at Lake Michigan of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This museum’s authority is known for collecting and preserving art, which they finally put on display for visitors to see. The art works showcased in this art museum inspire and educate the aspiring artists flocking here vividly. Milwaukee Art Museum houses over 20,000 art works and plays host to more than 300,000 visitors every year coming from different corners of the globe. This museum boasts a 120 year old history of collecting artworks. It started first in the year 1988 as the only art gallery in Milwaukee of that era. After existing for more than a century, the Milwaukee Art Museum is now not only one of the highlights of the city of Milwaukee, but also a valuable resource for entire Wisconsin. The museum  [...]


Albertina: The Celebrated Art Museum of Vienna
June 13, 2011 | Art Museums | No Comment
Albertina: The Celebrated Art Museum of Vienna
Albertina is an art museum located at Vienna’s Innere Stadt or First District. This print room of this museum is rated among the largest and the most significant ones of this world. The print room houses around 1million old master print materials and 65,000 drawings. Other than that, the collection of the print room also includes several contemporary graphic works, architectural drawings and photographs. The Monet to Picasso is one of the 2 permanent collections owned by the Albertina. Under this title, the museum showcases a vast collection of paintings belonging to the age of Modernism. This collection primarily contains works from Batliner Collection. The Monet of Picasso includes a wide range of art work ranging from German Expressionism to Fauvism and Impressionism. You will also come  [...]


Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
June 8, 2011 | Art Museums | No Comment
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
If you are in Amsterdam, Netherlands, you should never miss visiting the Van Gogh Museum; more so if you are a lover of art. This museum primarily features works of famous Dutch painter, Vincent van Gogh; however, you will also get to see paintings of contemporaries of Van Gogh. No other place on this earth boasts such a wealthy collection of Van Gogh’s drawings and paintings as this one. The drawings and painting displayed at this museum will offer you the opportunity of understanding the pathway of Vincent’s development as an artist. On the other hand, you will also be able to compare his works with the works of his contemporaries. The paintings of Van Gogh displayed at this museum are arranged chronologically into 5 periods. Each of these 5 periods represents different phases of the  [...]


Metropolitan Museum of Art: An attraction to behold – II
May 18, 2011 | Art Museums | No Comment
Metropolitan Museum of Art: An attraction to behold – II
In the previous article, we had a look on some of the most famous departments of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Continuing with the tour of historical marvels, in this article, we shall look on some more wonderful departments of this museum in Manhattan. The museum is an architectural wonder, and has a huge number of collections that are worthy of interest for aficionados of sculpture and art from various parts of the world. European Sculpture and Decorative Arts Regarded as among the largest departments, this collection is the venue of over 50,000 objects right since the 15th century. Focusing more on the Renaissance sculpture, the department also is the home of a plethora of glass and ceramic pieces, jewelry, tapestries, furniture, textiles, and mathematical tools. You will get a chance  [...]


Hermitage Museum: Grand gallery of Russia
May 3, 2011 | Art Museums | No Comment
Hermitage Museum: Grand gallery of Russia
Regarded as the pride of St. Petersburg, Russia; the State Hermitage Museum is dedicated to art and culture and is the home of the largest painting collection on the planet. Established in 1764 and opened to public in 1852, the museum is among the most ancient as well as largest ones in the world, which boasts some 3 million objects of which only a few are a part of permanent display. Such a huge amount of collection naturally cannot fit in one edifice and so occupy a set of six legendary buildings of which only four are open for a visit and that too partially. These are the Winter Palace, Old Hermitage, New Hermitage, and Small Hermitage; which are open. The remaining ones are the Reserve House and Hermitage Theatre. All of these stand along the Palace Embankment. The first two floors of  [...]


Uffizi Gallery: Adored art gallery of Florence
January 26, 2011 | Art Museums | 2 Comments
Uffizi Gallery: Adored art gallery of Florence
Tucked in the Palazzo degli Uffizi that is referred to as a palazzo in Italy, the Uffizi Gallery is among the most celebrated as well as ancient art museums in the western globe. This 16th century edifice is now the home of some 49 rooms of which 45 are on the second floor all of which show the paintings chronologically right from 13th until 18th century. Among these, the most valuable set of paintings in the Uffizi gallery are indicated by the Italian Renaissance artists despite the fact that many rooms are dedicated to the other artists’ works including French, Dutch, Flemish, and German. Besides the paintings, you will even come across a great display of Roman sculptures showing emperors, portraits, and religious themes in the adorned corridors of frescoes as well as carved ceilings. Talking  [...]


Philadelphia Museum of Art
December 16, 2010 | Art Museums | No Comment
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Welcome to US’ great historic as well as artistic home! Regarded as one of the largest of its kind in U.S, the Philadelphia Museum of Art is the home of praised exhibitions, prominent collections, and inspiring programs in the Fairmount Park. Nestled at the western tip of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the museum was also known as School of Industrial Art and the Pennsylvania museum previously. The building of the Philadelphia Museum of Art is so appealing that it is nicknamed as Parthenon with its pediment decorated with many sculptures of Greek deities. Today, there are more than 2,00,000 items in this art museum all scattered systematically in over 200 galleries. The Philadelphia Museum of Art showcases some 15 to 20 exhibitions each year for which more than 800,000 visitors come here.  [...]