In the midst of football fever, we thought a touch of cultural heritage would be appropriate. The National Gallery Web site is beautifully designed, with access to a wide sample of the paintings held in the permanent collection as well as previews of the temporary exhibitions. Loads of useful information is on hand for those who want to visit in person, including a floorplan with details of restaurants, disabled access, and other amenities. For true art fans, there is a What's New section detailing the hunt for new acquisitions and other inside news, and a chance to learn about the Gallery's more bizarre pieces in the Puzzling Pictures section.
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