Music to visit Art Museums by

March 26, 2015


It’s ‘Museum Week’ on Twitter this week. 7 days, 7 topics. Over 2000 museums signed up to take part, with many more Twitter users joining in, and literally hundreds of thousands of tweets and retweets flying through the ether. Today’s topic is ‘inspiration’ – what better excuse to release another ‘Music to Visit Museums By‘ playlist, to inspire you to visit a museum!

Following on from the previously popular playlists, the latest in the series of  takes us in to the world of art. Whether you listen to this mix on your latest visit to an art gallery or museum, or from the comfort of your own home, I hope you enjoy the museum-inspired eclectic selection.

Track listing:

  1. Paint – Roxette
  2. Andy Warhol – David Bowie
  3. Colours – Donovan
  4. Picture in a Frame – Tom Waits
  5. Rene and Georgette Magritte With Their Dog After The War – Paul Simon
  6. Blue in Green – Miles Davis
  7. Meet James Ensor – They Might Be Giants
  8. Shades of Grey – Billy Joel
  9. My Yellow Crayon – Woodie Guthrie
  10. Vincent – Don LcLean
  11. Paint It, Black – The Rolling Stones
  12. Pablo Picasso – The Modern Lovers & Jonathan Richman
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5 Responses to “Music to visit Art Museums by”

  1. Barbara Cortili Says:

    What an amazing post! I was looking for some new and old inspiring music so I am going to check out this fabulous list! :)


  2. Heather G Says:

    You might like this song:
    “Guggenheim” by Miracle Mile from their album “Slow Fade”

    Also for a film extract WITH music and visiting an art gallery, try


    • Jenni Fuchs Says:

      Thanks for the song suggestion! I’ve already collected a few other new ones, so there may be a Vol.2 in future :) Btw, I featured Ferris Bueller in ‘Museums & the Movies’ (the link is in the navigation at the top). Thanks for reading my blog!



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