The Most Unanticipated Museums and Galleries on Google Arts & Culture

No artworks, no antiquities, no artefacts. But they still have a lot to surprise you.

The Most Unanticipated Museums and Galleries on Google Arts & Culture
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Expecting for extensive collection of artworks, antiquities? Looking for a wide range of periods and cultures' artefacts? Sorry they don't have it, but they will surprise you in another way.

1. Louis Vuitton Foundation

The Louis Vuitton Foundation is an art museum and cultural center sponsored by the group LVMH and its subsidiaries. It is run as a legally separate, nonprofit entity as part of LVMH's promotion of art and culture.

Photo by Gehry Partners, LLP and Frank O. Gehry | Fondation Louis Vuitton

The building was designed by the architect Frank Gehry, and is adjacent to the Jardin d'Acclimatation in the Bois de Boulogne of the 16th arrondissement of Paris, bordering on Neuilly-sur-Seine.

Photo by Marc Domage | Fondation Louis Vuitton 

The Fondation is committed to making art and culture accessible to all. To promote the arts both nationally and internationally, it hosts temporary exhibitions of modern and contemporary art, presents works held in its collection, commissions artists to create site-specific pieces, and stages events across the cultural spectrum (concerts, performances, conferences, film screenings, dance and more).

Photo by Jules Hidrot | Fondation Louis Vuitton 
Photo by Gaël Cornier | Fondation Louis Vuitton 
The Collector with Friend created by Damien Hirst in 2016

2. Yves Saint Laurent

YSL is a fashion house founded in 1962 by designer Yves Saint Laurent and his partner Pierre Bergé. The brand expanded in the 1980s and early 1990s with fragrances for both men and women, having launched its cosmetic line in 1978.

Collection Overview of Models by Yves Saint Laurent, Paris, S/S 1963 by Trude Rein in 1963

However, by 1992, the company's profits were declining and the company's share price had fallen. In 1993, the Saint Laurent fashion house was sold to the pharmaceuticals company Sanofi.

Dress "Mondrian" by Yves Saint Laurent in 1965

Yves Henri Donat Mathieu-Saint-Laurent was a French fashion designer who, in 1961, founded his eponymous fashion label. He is regarded as being among the foremost fashion designers of the twentieth century.

Dress by Yves Saint Laurent in 1967

Yves Saint Laurent can be credited with both spurring the couture's rise from its 1960s ashes and with finally rendering ready-to-wear reputable." He also developed his style to accommodate the changes in fashion during that period.

Christian Dior Evening Dress, Worn by Elizabeth Parke Firestone to the Reopening of the Vienna Opera House by Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior in 1955


NASA was established in 1958 as a distinctly civilian orientation to space development, succeeding the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics. The agency is responsible for most American space exploration efforts, including the Apollo Moon landing missions, the Skylab space station, and later the Space Shuttle.

Photo by NASA / Unsplash

NASA is supporting the International Space Station and is overseeing the development of the Orion spacecraft, the Space Launch System, Commercial Crew vehicles, and the planned Lunar Gateway space station.

Ocean clouds seen from space
Photo by NASA / Unsplash

The agency is also responsible for the Launch Services Program, which provides oversight of launch operations and countdown management for uncrewed NASA launches.

Photo by NASA / Unsplash
Photo by NASA / Unsplash
Photo by NASA / Unsplash

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