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See a List of Coronavirus-Related Closures at Museums Around the World

Source : artnews.com

Tessa Solomon 7-8 minutes


As governments attempt to mitigate the spread of the new coronavirus (Covid-19), many have ordered museums to shutter temporarily. Below is a continually-updated list, organized alphabetically by country, of major institutions that have closed in response to the outbreak.  

Updated: March 16, 2020, 8:20 p.m.

Australia

Museum of Old and New Art, Tasmania

Austria

Albertina, Vienna
Belvedere, Vienna (three locations)
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Vienna
Leopold Museum, Vienna
MAK, Vienna
Paintings Gallery at Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

Belgium

WIELS Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels

Brazil

Museu de Arte de São Paulo

China

Guangdong Art Museum, Guangzhou
National Art Museum of China, Beijing
Power Station of Art, Shanghai (reopened March 13)
Shanghai Museum (reopened March 13)
Union Art Museum, Wuhan
UCCA Center for Contemporary Art, multiple locations

Denmark

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek
Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen
National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen
Hirschsprung Collection, Copenhagen
National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen

France

Centre Pompidou, Paris
Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz
Jeu de Paume, Paris
Louvre, Paris
Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
Musée d’Orsay, Paris
Musée de l’Orangerie, Paris
Palais de Tokyo, Paris

Germany

Alte Pinakothek, Munich
Gropius Bau, Berlin
Haus der Kunst, Munich
Jewish Museum, Berlin
Kunsthalle Bremen
Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg
KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
Museum Barberini, Potsdam
Museum Brandhorst, Munich
Museum Ludwig, Cologne
Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
Sammlung Schack, Munich
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (consortium of 19 museums in Berlin including the Altes Museum, Gemäldegalerie, Pergamonmuseum, Neue Nationalgalerie, and Museum für Fotografie)

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Museum of Art, Tsim Sha Tsui (partially reopened on March 11)
Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Sha Tin (partially reopened on March 11)
Hong Kong Film Archive, Aldrich Bay (partially reopened on March 11)
Hong Kong Museum of History, Tsim Sha Tsui

[See a complete guide to the coronavirus’s impact on museums, fairs, and more around the world.]

Ireland

Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
National Museum of Ireland, Dublin and Castlebar
National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin

Italy

Fondazione Prada, Milan
Galleria Borghese, Rome
MAXXI, Rome
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
Palazzo Grassi, Venice
Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome
Uffizi Gallery, Florence
Vatican Museums, Rome

Japan

Kyoto National Museum
Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
National Museum of Art, Osaka
Ōta Memorial Museum of Art, Tokyo
Tokyo National Museum

Monaco

Nouveau Musée National de Monaco

Netherlands

Mauritshuis, the Hague
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

Russia

Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow

South Korea

Leeum Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul
National Museum of Korea, Seoul

Spain

Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona
MACBA Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona
Museo del Prado, Madrid
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

Switzerland

Fondation Beyeler, Riehen
Kunsthalle Basel
Kunsthaus Zurich
Kunstmuseum Basel

United Arab Emirates

Sharjah Art Foundation

United Kingdom

Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
Wellcome Collection, London

United States

Arkansas
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and the Momentary, Bentonville

California
Asian Art Museum, San Francisco
The Broad, Los Angeles
CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco
The Fine Art Museums of San Francisco (de Young and Legion of Honor)
Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles
Getty Center and Getty Villa, Los Angeles
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens (partial closure: indoor spaces closed, gardens remain open)
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (both Grand Avenue and Geffen Contemporary locations)
San Diego Museum of Art
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco

Colorado
Aspen Art Museum
Denver Art Museum
Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, Denver

Connecticut
Wesleyan Center for the Arts, Middleton
Yale Center for British Art, New Haven

Florida
The Dalí Museum, St. Petersburg
Pérez Art Museum Miami

Illinois
Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College Chicago
National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago

Louisiana
Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans
New Orleans Museum of Art
Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans

Maine
Portland Museum of Art

Massachusetts
Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston
MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge
Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, Waltham

Michigan
Detroit Institute of Arts

Minnesota
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

Missouri
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City

New York
Artists Space, New York City
Brooklyn Museum, New York City
Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York City
Children’s Museum of the Arts, New York City
The Drawing Center, New York City
El Museo del Barrio, New York City
Frick Collection, New York City
Jewish Museum, New York City
Judd Foundation, New York City
Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art, New York City
Lincoln Center, New York City
Metropolitan Museum of Art (all three locations), New York City
MoMA PS1, New York City
Morgan Library & Museum, New York City
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
New Museum, New York City
New-York Historical Society, New York City
Rubin Museum of Art, New York City
The Shed, New York City
Whitney Museum, New York City

Ohio
Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center
Cleveland Museum of Art
Columbus Museum of Art
Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland
Toledo Museum of Art
Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus

Oregon
Portland Art Museum

Pennsylvania
Institute of Contemporary Art Philadelphia
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh

Texas
Ballroom Marfa
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
Dallas Museum of Art
Judd Foundation, Marfa
The Menil Collection, Houston
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Virginia
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond

Washington
Frye Art Museum, Seattle
Seattle Art Museum

Washington, D.C.
Hirshhorn National Museum of Modern Art
National Gallery of Art
The Phillips Collection
Smithsonian Institution (19 Washington, D.C. museums, plus a couple in New York)

United Kingdom
ICA London

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