Dromedary camels, loaded with slabs of salt, on caravan route, Timbuktu, Mali (1971), Eliot Elisofon.

Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time web app

A new digital platform recreates the Block Museum of Art’s display on art and exchange in medieval Africa

19 Jun 2020
Picture of an Old Man (detail; 1435–40), Jan van Eyck.

300 Years Keeping in the Present

A rare drawing by Van Eyck is a highlight in this survey of the Kupferstich-Kabinett’s 300-year history

19 Jun 2020

Deana Lawson: Centropy

The American artist’s intimate photographs of the African diaspora go on show at the Kunsthalle Basel

19 Jun 2020

Curator tour – Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk

A behind-closed-doors visit to the V&A’s display on the evolution of Japan’s national garment

19 Jun 2020
Sixteen heads of men (detail; 18th century), Louis-Léopold Boilly

In the Drawing Room

Four centuries of French drawings from a remarkable private collection – an exhibition at the Petit Palais

12 Jun 2020
Installation view of ‘Katharina Grosse: It Wasn't Us’ at the Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin, 2020.

Katharina Grosse: It Wasn’t Us

The reopened Hamburger Bahnhof is transformed inside and out by the German artist’s spray-painted surfaces

12 Jun 2020
Pasted photographs by Gaia Squarci (Prospekt), and Ashely Gilbertson (VII) on Boulevard des Filles du Calvaire, Paris, 2020.

Life During Wartime

A virtual display of contemporary art considers how the world has changed since a pandemic was declared on 5 March

12 Jun 2020
Grave Circle A viewed from South, Mycenae (1920–23), unknown photographer.

Digital Mycenae

Cambridge University Library has digitised a vast archive of material from excavations at the Bronze Age site

12 Jun 2020
The Prince of Wales and Group at the Pyramids, Giza, Egypt (1862), Francis Bedford.

Sights of Wonder: Photographs from the 1862 Royal Tour

A Victorian voyage from Alexandria to Athens is revisited in this online exhibition at the Barber Institute

5 Jun 2020
Untitled (2020), Kristina Feldhammer

The Goldberg Variations: Meditations on Solitude

A filmed performance of Bach’s famous composition, accompanied by poems and images on the theme of isolation

5 Jun 2020
Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear, 1889, Vincent van Gogh

In the Picture

This exhibition at the Van Gogh Museum examines how modern artists have presented themselves through portraiture

5 Jun 2020
T 1967-H25 (detail; 1967), Hans Hartung.

Black Suns

The Louvre-Lens reopens with an exhibition exploring the use of the colour black in art

5 Jun 2020
Self-Portrait in the Front of Two Watercolours at Ekely, II

The Experimental Self: Edvard Munch’s Photography

Ahead of its planned opening this autumn, the Munchmuseet presents an exhibition of the artist’s selfies

29 May 2020
Detail of the ceiling of the Upper Hall, featuring portraits of Queen Anne and Prince George of Denmark

Old Royal Naval College Painted Hall virtual tour

Zoom in on every detail of James Thornhill’s spectacularly baroque scheme – Britain’s answer to the Sistine Chapel

29 May 2020
Tile from Princess Mary’s kitchen apartment in Palace Het Loo, Rotterdam (c. 1685)

Royal Blue: William and Mary’s Finest Delftware

The Kunstmuseum den Haag reopens with a show delving into the world of Dutch delftware

29 May 2020
Lapdog with Biscotti and a Chinese Cup (c. 1648), Giovanna Garzoni. Gallerie degli Uffizi, Florence

‘The Greatness of the Universe’ in the Art of Giovanna Garzoni

The Pitti Palace presents the first major survey of the 17th-century artist’s precisely observed paintings

29 May 2020
Liber Divinorum Operum (The Book of Divine Works) (detail; 13th century), Hildegarde von Bingen. By concession of the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities - Lucca State Library

The Botanical Mind Online

Camden Art Centre’s study of plant life and spirituality mixes medieval mysticism with more modern ideas

22 May 2020
Mont Saint Michel (detail; 1897), Paul Signac.

Dallas Museum of Art European Galleries

From the Old Masters to the Impressionists – an information-packed virtual tour of the recently reinstalled galleries

22 May 2020
Untitled (from Week 6: Kitchen) (2020), Yola Monakhov Stockton

Home Alone Together

An online photography exhibition documenting the domestic lives of 25 artists during lockdown

22 May 2020
Büsi (video still; 2001), Peter Fischli and David Weiss.

Works from the Julia Stoschek Collection

One of the largest private collections of time-based media art is being made available to view online

22 May 2020

Boro Textiles: Sustainable Aesthetics

A video tour of Japan Society’s exhibition of historic patchwork garments from the Tohoku region, made to keep out the cold

15 May 2020
Robert Wilson’s video portrait of Isabella Rossellini (still detail).

Robert Wilson Video Portraits

The acclaimed theatre director presents his lively portraits of celebrities and other exotic creatures

15 May 2020
The Aga Khan Museum in Toronto.

3D Tours at the Aga Khan Museum

From the light-filled atrium to a lunar-themed exhibition – wander round the galleries of the Toronto museum

15 May 2020
The Sepulchral Room.

Explore Soane

Go behind the scenes of the Soane Museum’s recent restoration and take a 3D tour of its best-loved rooms

15 May 2020