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The Napoleonic Era encompassed the period between November 1799 and the end of 1815. During his rise to power and throughout his reign, Napoleon not only benefitted from circumstance but also cultivated his own image through the use of propaganda.

Art of the Napoleonic Era

Greek mythology is the body of myths and teachings that belong to the ancient Greeks, concerning their gods and heroes, the nature of the world, and the origins and significance of their own cult and ritual practices. It was a part of the religion in ancient Greece.

The Legend of Prometheus

Impressionism is a 19th-century art movement characterized by relatively small, thin, yet visible brush strokes, open composition, emphasis on accurate depiction of light in its changing qualities. The Impressionists faced harsh opposition from the conventional art community in France.

Modern Impressionism

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PABLO PICASSO

“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.”

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Greek Mythology: The Story of Apollo

Apollo is one of the most important and complex of the Olympian deities in classical Greek and Roman religion and Greek and Roman mythology. Apollo is the son of Zeus and Leto, and has a twin sister Artemis.

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What's the story of how Picasso became famous?

Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, also known as Pablo Picasso, was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France.

GUIDED TOUR

The Origins of the 'Pharaoh's Curse' Legend

Since the mid-20th century, many authors and documentaries have argued that the curse is 'real' in the sense of being caused by scientifically explicable causes such as bacteria or radiation.

GUIDED TOUR

Modern Impressionist Paintings

Impressionism is an art movement characterized by relatively small, thin, yet visible brush strokes, open composition, emphasis on accurate depiction of light in its changing qualities, ordinary subject matter...

GUIDED TOUR

The Inventions of Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo Da Vinci is also renowned in the fields of civil engineering, chemistry, geology, geometry, hydrodynamics, mathematics, mechanical engineering, optics, physics, pyrotechnics, and zoology.

GUIDED TOUR

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Visit

The Museum is closed 25 December and 1 January, but is open every other day of the year.

Monday - Friday 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Nextend Street 36, YO 789887

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ARTHUR CALLEWAERT

"We visited The Museum and so very glad we did. It's a humbling experience and spent several hours there digesting the facts and information available."

VERONICA PATTERSON

“This Museum is a legend, and it never disappoints. It has an extensive collection of historical pieces, highlighting the Egyptian and Greek collection, and some lovely Italian and Spanish pieces.”

LESLIE NICHOLS

"If you love art this is a must. No matter what your taste you will find the masters to modern. I was selective due to time constrains but this is a Must for any art lover."

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