Museum Gets People To Recreate Famous Paintings From Home

When it comes to creative isolation activities, we think this callout by The Getty Museum in Los Angeles is one of the best we’ve seen.

When it comes to creative isolation activities, we think this callout by The Getty Museum in Los Angeles is one of the best we’ve seen.

The museum is challenging people in isolation to use items from around their homes to recreate famous works of art.

Challenge accepted!

The museum’s social media lead Sarah Waldorf told Yahoo Lifestyle that her direct messages have been “flooded” ever since.

“We wanted to offer up a creative challenge to find refuge from the uncertain state of the world and to spark excitement to get creative — no extra materials required.”

The Getty Museum’s social media lead Sarah Waldorf

And the results from art fans throughout the world certainly have not disappointed!

The idea behind the challenge was actually inspired by an Instagram account from Amsterdam, @tussenkunstenquarantaine (which means “between art and quarantine” in Dutch), where people were already re-creating works of art.

Are you inspired by these entertaining creations? Why not get involved yourself.

You can find inspiration in the museum’s archive here. And if you totally nail it, the Getty Museum might even share your masterpiece on their social media channels.