So, the long Labor Day weekend is coming up and you’d like to go somewhere, visit someplace. But you’re a student, you don’t have much money or much time to do that, maybe. Consider a virtual visit to some of the world’s best museums and collections using the ARTstor database. You could visit New York City by going to the Architecture and Design Collection at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA):
or take a “trip” to the bridges and canals of Venice by exploring the photographic collection of Sarah Quill (the Architecture of Venice collection within ArtStor):
or make a Chicago-style pizza and wander through the world art at the Art Institute of Chicago:
You can go back in time to medieval manuscripts (the illuminated manuscript collections of Princeton University and manuscripts and early printed books of the Bodliean Library, Oxford are in ArtStor):
or check out community murals from around the U.S.:
To get to any of these collections, enter ARTstor, and then click on “Browse by Collection.” There are hundreds of different collections from museums, colleges and private collectors. So, gather some friends, fire up the oven, put some popcorn in the microwave, pull up your laptop and go for a visit to someplace you’ve never been before.Â No traffic, no lines, no tickets required .Â Happy and carefree.Â Enjoy the holiday weekend!