Virtual Arts Visits

Stuart Low Trust organise regular group outings and visits to places of artistic interest. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we have made the decision to suspend all face-to-face activities until the Government say it is safe to resume. To try and replicate our outings, we have created this page full of virtual arts visits for you to enjoy the Arts, whilst staying safe and social distancing.

Art Galleries – UK

  • Explore The National Gallery of Art, London. A collection containing over 2,300 works from Velázquez’s to Van Gogh’s Sunflowers.
  • See the stunning collection at The Courtauld Gallery of Art, in Somerset House.
  • Visit The National Portrait Gallery and immerse yourself in their extensive collections.
  • Take a virtual tour of The Tate Modern and view their online displays.
  • Wander through the halls of The Royal Academy of Art and discover their latest David Hockney exhibition.
  • Discover the Royal Park’s virtual tour of The Great Exhibition and uncover the history of this extraordinary building.
  • Walk through the hidden rooms at the Royal Academy. The Fine Rooms are a series of grand rooms on the first floor of the Royal Academy’s Burlington House home. They were originally designed as sumptuous entertainment and hosting rooms for the Earl and Countess of Burlington (the building’s first residents).

Art Galleries -International

  • Explore over 5,000 years of art from around the world at The Met, New York.
  • Visit Rijksmuseum, the Museum of Netherlands and enjoy world-famous masterworks from the Dutch Golden Age, including the Milkmaid by Vermeer and Rembrandt’s Night Watch.
  • Take a trip to The Van Gogh Museum and discover the life and works of Vincent Van Gogh.
  • Uncover the delights of the Musée d’Orsay, Paris and take a look at displays and collections of art from the period 1848 to 1914.
  • Visit Australia’s oldest, largest and most visited art museum, the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.
  • Discover Brazil’s first modern museum, the Museu de Arte de São Paulo, a private, non-profit museum founded by Brazilian businessman Assis Chateaubriand, in 1947.
  • Enjoy the Louvre and browse the exhibition rooms and galleries.
  • Take a virtual tour of The J. Paul Getty Museum, California, with a collection of 6,000 years of art.
  • Explore the Guggenheim Bilbao Museum, a museum of modern and contemporary art in Spain.

Other Museums

  • Take a look inside the British Museum and uncover its collection of some eight million works. It is among the largest and most comprehensive collection in existence, having been widely collected during the era of the British Empire.
  • Discover The Palace Museum, housed in the Forbidden City at the core of Beijing. It was established in 1925 after the last Emperor of China was evicted from his palace.
  • Marvel at the Vatican Museums, Rome. They display works from the immense collection amassed by the Catholic Church and the papacy throughout the centuries.
  • Take a tour of The Natural History Museum, a world-class visitor attraction and leading science research centre.
  • Explore the collection of The National Archaeological Museum, the largest museum in Greece, and discover a panorama of ancient Greek culture from the prehistory to the late antiquity.

Other Virtual Exhibitions

  • Hardeep Sahota: Bhangra Lexicon. Discover The Bhangra artform – an energetic form of dance and music that originated in the Panjab – is captured through light painting in a new exhibition at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, compiled by dancer Hardeep Sahota in collaboration with photographer Tim Smith.
  • George Condo, The Picture Gallery. Long Museum (West Bund) presents the largest solo exhibition by George Condo in Asia, ‘The Picture Gallery.’ Curated by Massimiliano Gioni and designed in collaboration with world-renowned architect Annabelle Selldorf, the exhibition focuses on some of the most important cycles and bodies of works that have defined Condo’s art since the late 1970s, when the artist was among the first to herald a critical return to painting after decades of conceptual art practices.
  • Artists for New York. Explore the works of different artists, put together to form a project to benefit institutions that have played a significant role in shaping NYC’s vibrant cultural history.
  • Charles Gaines, Numbers and Trees – Palm Canyon. Charles Gaines – pivotal figure in the field of conceptual art, esteemed CalArts educator, and influential member of the LA arts community – presents this online exhibition of 10 Plexiglas gridworks conceived and executed in recent months during this time of isolation. This presentation is a continuation of the artist’s critically admired 2019 exhibition ‘Charles Gaines. Palm Trees and Other Works’ at Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles.
  • Mushrooms: The Art, Design and Future of Fungi. The exhibition explores the colourful cultural legacy of the humble mushroom and their powerful potential in the planet’s survival, as innovative designers experiment with the sustainable material of mushrooms in fashion, homewares and architecture. It features the work of more than 40 renowned artists, designers and musicians including artist Cy Twombly, beloved author Beatrix Potter and composer John Cage.
  • Anno’s Journey: The World of Anno Mitsumasa. This exhibition, curated especially by Japan House London, celebrates the life and works of one of Japan’s most beloved and prolific artists, Anno Mitsumasa, who was best known for his picture books with few or no words.
  • TRATE: Technicolour Malaise. Discover the works of Canadian artist TRATE (who works under an alias), and explore an evocative and vibrant collection of his signature large-scale figurative paintings. The figurative works are inspired by an interplay of imagination and distilled experiences, exploring shifting states that define us as humans – isolation, resistance, longing, sorrow and hope.
  • Andy Warhol. Delve into the fantastical world of Andy Warhol at the Tate Modern’s highly anticipated 2020 retrospective. From his iconic pop images dedicated to Marilyn Monroe, to the Ladies and Gentlemen series (exhibited for the first time in 30 years) and an array of unseen pieces.
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