For over 75 years SCALA has been associated with ART, and in fact the archive’s origins lay in the innovative and extensive photo campaigns carried out primarily within the main art museums of Europe. Since then the museums are in the thousands and are worldwide.To view the collections from some among the main museums use the search below.You can find and license a rich variety of material related to museums, not just the images of the artworks. Click here to find out more. From portraits of famous collectors, museum directors or architects; to architectural drawings, 3D models and prints or historic photos of the museum buildings throughout time; to documents related to acquisitions, loans, exhibits and special events. Enjoy photos and video clips of exhibit installations, openings, and behind the scenes.

Accademia, Florence, Italy

Accademia, Venice, Italy

Acropolis, Athens, Greece

Aegyptisches Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Germany

Alte Pinakothek Muenchen, Munich, Germany

Ambras Castle, Innsbruck, Austria

Antikensammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Germany

Archaeological Museum, Delphi, Greece

Archaeological Museum, Florence, Italy

Archaeological Museum, Olympia, Greece

Archaeological Museum, Teheran, Iran

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, United States of America (USA)

Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia

Bargello, Florence, Italy

Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece

Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France

Bolivar amphitheater, Escuela Nacional Preparatoria San Ildefonso, Mexico City, Mexico

Borghese Gallery, Rome, Italy

British Library, London, United Kingdom (UK)

British Museum, London, United Kingdom (UK)

Cabinet of Drawings and Prints of the Uffizi, Florence, Italy

Calouste Gulbenkian Museum – Founder’s Collection, Lisbon, Portugal

Calouste Gulbenkian Museum – Modern Collection, Lisbon, Portugal

Casa Buonarroti, Florence, Italy

Collection Center for Creative Photography, The University of Arizona Foundation Tucson, United States of America (USA)

Collection of Modern Religious Art, Vatican City, Vatican City State

Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York, United States of America (USA)

Egyptian Museum, Cairo, Egypt

Episcopal Museum, Vic, Barcelona, ​​Spain

Ethnologisches Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, United Kingdom (UK)

Franz Mayer Museum, Mexico City, Mexico

Free Library – Philadelphia, United States of America (USA)

Fundacion Dolores Olmedo – Mexico City, Mexico

Galerie Neue Meister – Staatliche Kunstsammlungen – Dresden, Germany

Gallery of Modern Art, Florence, Italy

Gemaeldegalerie – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Gemaeldegalerie Alte Meister, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden, Germany

Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Wien, Austria

Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany

Heianjin-gu shrine, Kyoto, Japan

Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation

Hospital de la Raza, Mexico City, Mexico

Iraklion Museum,Crete (Island of), Greece

Iraq Museum, Baghdad, Iraq

Iwashimizuhachiman-gu shrine, Kyoto, Japan

Jewish Chronicle, London, United Kingdom (UK)

Kamigamo shrine, Kyoto, Japan

Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth (TX) , United States of America (USA)

Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp, Belgium

Kunstbibliothek – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Kunsthaus, Zurich, Swiss

Kunsthistorisches Museum, Wien, Austria

Kunstmuseum, Basel, Swiss

Kupferstichkabinett – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Leopold Museum, Wien, Austria

Liechtenstein: The Princely Collections, Vaduz-Vienna, Principality of Liechtenstein-Austria

Logge, Vatican City, Vatican City States

Louvre, Paris, France

Maps Gallery, Vatican City, Vatican City States

Matenadaran, Jerevan, Armenia

Mauritshuis, The Hague, Netherlands

McNay Art Museum, San Antonio (TX), United States of America (USA)

Memling Museum, Bruges, Belgium

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, United States of America (USA)

Metropolitan Opera Museum, Siena, Italy

Muenzkabinett – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica (NY), United States of America (USA)

Musee Carnavalet, Paris, France

Musee Conde’, Chantilly, France

Musee d’Orsay, Paris, France

Musee de l’Armee, Paris, France

Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, France

Musee des Beaux-Arts, Lyon, France

Musee des Beaux-Arts, Rouen, France

Musee des Beaux-Arts, Tournai, Belgium

Musee du Petit Palais, Paris, France

Musee National d’Art Moderne – Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

Musee Picasso, Paris, France

Musee Royaux d’Art et d’Histoire, Bruxelles, Belgium

Museo degli Argenti, Florence, Italy

Museo di Capodimonte, Naples, Italy

Museo di San Marco, Florence, Italy

Museo Nacional de Antropologia, Mexico City, Mexico

Museo Nacional de Historia (Castillo de Chapultepec), Mexico City, Mexico

Museo National Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, Spain

Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia, Rome, Italy

Museo Pedro Coronel, Zacatecas, Mexico

Museo Pio-Clementino Vatican City, Vatican City States

Museum der bildenden Kunste, Leipzig, Germany

Museum fuer Indische Kunst – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Museum fuer Islamische Kunst – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Museum of East Asian Art, Bath, United Kingdom (UK)

Museum of Egyptian Antiquities Foundation, Turin, Italy

Museum of Fine Arts Budapest (Szepmueveszeti Muzeum), Budapest, Hungary

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, United States of America (USA)

Museum of London, London, United Kingdom (UK)

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, United States of America (USA)

Museum of the City of New York, New York, United States of America (USA)

Museum of the Opera del Duomo, Florence, Italy

Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Gand, Belgium

Nasjonalgalleriet, Oslo, Norway

National Archaeological Museum, Athens, Greece

National Archaeological Museum, Naples, Italy

National Gallery of Ancient Art, Rome, Italy

National Gallery of Umbria, Perugia, Italy

National Gallery, London, United Kingdom (UK)

National Motor Museum, Beaulieu, United Kingdom (UK)

National Museum, Damascus, Syria

National Museum, Lagos, Nigeria

National Museum, Warsaw, Poland

National Picture Gallery, Bologna, Italy

National Picture Gallery, Siena, Italy

National Portrait Gallery, London, United Kingdom (UK)

Nationalgalerie – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Nationalgalerie Museum Berggruen – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Oesterreichische Galerie Belvedere, Wien, Austria

Orangerie, Paris, France

Palacio Nacional, Mexico City, Mexico

Palatine Gallery,Florence, Italy

Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Florence, Italy

Palazzo Pitti, Florence, Italy

Palazzo Pubblico, Siena, Italy

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, United States of America (USA)

Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan, Italy

Pinacoteca, Vatican City, Vatican City States

Pomorskie Museum, Gdansk, Poland

Prado, Madrid, Spain

Pushkin Museum, Moscow, Russian Federation

Querini Stampalia Foundation, Venice, Italy

Rijksmuseum Mesdag, The Hague, Netherlands

Rodchenko Archives, Moscow, Russian Federation

Rodin Museum, Philadelphia, United States of America (USA)

Royal Armouries, Leeds, United Kingdom (UK)

Rubens’ House, Antwerp, Belgium

Russian State Museum, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation

Sabauda Gallery, Turin, Italy

Scrovegni Chapel, Padua, Italy

Secretaria de Educacion Publica, Mexico City, Mexico

Sistine Chapel, Vatican City, Vatican City States

Skulpturensammlung und Museum fuer Byzantinische Kunst – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC, United States of America (USA)

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, United States of America (USA)

Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Tate Gallery, London, United Kingdom (UK)

The Archive of Frank Stella, New York, United States of America (USA)

The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, Scottsdale (AZ), United States of America (USA)

The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, United States of America (USA)

The Jewish Museum, New York, United States of America (USA)

The Menil Collection, Houston (TX), United States of America (USA)

The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, United States of America (USA)

Toyokuni shrine, Kyoto, Japan

Uffizi Gallery, Florence, Italy

Universidad Autonoma, Chapingo, Mexico

University of York, Borthwick Institute, Heslington, United Kingdom (UK)

Vatican Library, Vatican City, Vatican City States

Victoria & Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom (UK)

Vorderasiatisches Museum – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Wallace Collection, London, United Kingdom (UK)

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, United States of America (USA)

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