Free Coloring Books from World-Class Libraries & Museums: The New York Public Library, Bodleian, Smithsonian & More

in Art | February 4th, 2016

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In early February 2016, museums and libraries worldwide took part in #ColorOurCollections–a campaign where they made available free coloring books, letting you color artwork from their collections and then share it on Twitter and other social media platforms, using the hashtag #ColorOurCollections. Below you can find a collection of free coloring books, which you can download and continue to enjoy. If you see any that we’re missing, please let us know in the comments, and we’ll do our best to update the page.

You can find a list of other participants on Twitter. The image above comes from The Huntington. Happy coloring.

H/T goes to Heather for making us aware of this project.

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  1. Elliott says . . .
    February 4, 2016 / 5:10 am

    and then there’s the Mütter Museum’s coloring book
    https://twitter.com/MutterMuseum/status/694647815977451520

  2. Debbie says . . .
    February 4, 2016 / 9:53 am

    I’d love to download them all please

  3. chris b says . . .
    February 4, 2016 / 2:24 pm

    Download a handmade coloring book of Tokyo street art for free too: http://a-small-lab.com/projects/tokyo-colour-in

  4. Maggy says . . .
    February 4, 2016 / 3:30 pm
  5. Annelisa says . . .
    February 4, 2016 / 5:38 pm

    The Getty has one as well! :) http://tmblr.co/ZFo21x214Ap7g

  6. Dan Colman says . . .
    February 4, 2016 / 8:45 pm

    Thanks for the heads up. I added a couple of these to the list.

    Cheers,
    Dan

  7. Mary Burlock says . . .
    February 8, 2016 / 9:20 am

    I would like to download them please and thank you!

  8. Esther Jackson says . . .
    February 11, 2016 / 1:02 pm

    And the New York Botanical Garden! https://goo.gl/PoUKLP

  9. karin vd westhuizen says . . .
    March 1, 2016 / 1:27 am

    I love free coloring books

  10. Sarah Colson says . . .
    April 16, 2016 / 6:33 pm

    Love to have the links! Many thanks!!

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