Major works on Google Art Project

8 November 2012

Website Google Art Project with collection Rijksmuseum van OudhedenWebsite Google Art Project with collection Rijksmuseum van Oudheden

At the beginning of the month, high-definition photographs of 273 objects from the museum’s collection were added to the Google Art Project. This website brings together a vast number of important works from 184 museums and art collections from all over the world. Google launched the site at the beginning of 2011 and expanded it considerably in 2012. There are currently more than 35,000 objects on display.

29 new collections added in November

You will find the National Museum of Antiquities under its Dutch name — Rijksmuseum van Oudheden — in the category 'recently added'. The 29 collections added in November include Centraal Museum Utrecht, Art Gallery of South Australia, Latvian National Museum of Art, Museo Arqueológico de Alicante MARQ, and Palazzo Vecchio Museum.

Google Chrome browser

You need the Google Chrome browser to view the Google Art Project. If this browser is not installed on your PC, when you open the website you will be asked whether you wish to download it. Just follow the simple instructions.