Thanks to the Google Art Project you can now view selected art works from museums around the globe. Thanks to this free web resource you don’t have to travel to Florence, Italy and wait hours in line to see highlights from the Uffizi Gallery. You can get up close to see the brush strokes on van Gogh’s Enclosed Field with Ploughman without museum guards hassling you. Or you can see work by Damien Hirst across all participating institutions.
For more information on how to use the site check out the FAQ page.