Learning at home about your favorite works of art at the Nelson-Akins and discovering new information is only a click away with Nelson-Atkins at Home. Tools available include online exhibitions and hi-res collection highlights from the museum’s participation in the world-wide Google Arts & Culture project, a deep dive into our collection, and a comprehensive library of research guides and project strategies..

Google Arts & Culture

Online Exhibitions

The history of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is filled with legendary male characters. The stories of women, however, who figure prominently in the museum’s establishment and early success, are less well-known. Explore their stories in Generations: Women in the Early History of the Nelson-Atkins.

More Online Exhibitions

Hi-Res Images from the Collection

Get up close to every brushstroke and texture in Claude Monet’s Boulevard des Capucines.

See More Works of Art

Street View: Bloch Galleries of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Art

Step inside the museum and take yourself on a tour of European art from 1770-1950.

Explore the Chinese Temple Room


Recognized nationally and internationally as one of America’s finest art museums, the Nelson-Atkins serves the community by providing access to its renowned collection of more than 42,000 art objects. Our vast holdings provide the opportunity to create new connections and unique experiences at every turn.

Library Research Guides

Need to research an item in the museum’s collection or learn more about a piece of artwork from your own collection? Guides in this section provide strategies on how to start.