Cultural meditation without leaving your home
The National Gallery of London posted in the Internet for the general public the videos for 5-minute meditation session through viewing the famous paintings in slow looking mode. 7 works have already been added to the site.
Walk through the childhood and youth places of Vladimir Nabokov
We invite you to go on the virtual walking tour of St. Petersburg of the Nabokov youth times, turn to the mansions construction history in the late 19th – early 20th centuries and admire their unique architecture.
VR-tour of the Bestuzhev Courses Library Halls
Higher educational (Bestuzhev) Courses for women at St. Petersburg State University are an important step in the women's education development in Russia. They were established in the fall of 1878, and at the beginning of 1919 became part of the Petrograd University. The historian Konstantin Bestuzhev-Ryumin was appointed the first Director of the Courses — hence the unofficial name "Bestuzhev. You can walk through the halls of the Bestuzhev Courses Library online.
Archives of St. Petersburg
If you want to know your genealogic tree, find historical photos, get information about those who were awarded the medal "For the Defense of Leningrad", you need to contact the state archives of St. Petersburg.
Collection of the State Historical Museum
The State Historical Museum, the largest museum of national culture and history in Russia, has already posted in the Internet for general public 1.5 million monuments from its collection: manuscripts and early printed books, cartography and much more. The museum has 15 fund departments.
Illustrations for the "Divine Comedy" by Dante Alighieri
The Uffizi Gallery in Florence has posted for the general public on its website the illustrations for Dante Alighieri's “Divine Comedy”. The drawings, which were only presented to the public in 1865 and 1993, were created by Federico Zuccaro the artist and art theorist.
Collection of medieval handwritten literary works and manuscripts
The Royal Library of Belgium has made publically available on the Internet the medieval handwritten literary works and manuscripts collection, which also includes the first novels of chivalry.
Collection of the Royal Academy of Arts, London
The Royal Academy of Arts, London posted on the Internet for general public over 200 objects from its collection. Works by John Constable, Joshua Reynolds, Kiki Smith, Craigie Aitchison and others are presented, as well as a copy of the Last Supper fresco made by the students of Leonardo da Vinci.
Art collections of the museums in Paris
The "Museums of Paris" Association, which includes 14 cultural institutions, posted on the Internet to the general public over 320 thousand digitized works. The project took three years to complete.
Over 6,000 children books of the Victorian age
The University of Florida Children's Historical Library has posted on the Internet to the general public over 6,000 children books of the Victorian age with very positive covers.