A lot of people are looking for new hobbies or fun ways to keep themselves occupied and entertained right now.
Coloring is a great way to pass the time, whether you’re 8 or 80 years old. And now that adult coloring books are totally a thing, there are a lot of coloring options out there.
Happily, over a hundred museums and libraries from around the world have joined together to provide coloring pages that are free to download and print.
The New York Academy of Medicine led the project, which is called Color Our Collection.
Each coloring sheet can be printed out as a full-size PDF.
The best part is that the museums have made the effort to keep the images kid-friendly, so you should be able to peruse the site with your children and print out coloring sheets for all of you.
Here are 10 awesome examples of coloring pages you can print out:
The Jewish Museum of Maryland has an amazing coloring book available for download:
The Shenandoah County Library-Truban also offers a really fun set of vintage posters and prints that can be colored:
People who are passionate about animals will love these coloring pages from Getty:
The “Nickels and Dimes” coloring book from Northern Illinois University is as delightful as it is weird:
The Lambeth Palace Library offers another coloring book that fans of animals will probably enjoy tremendously:
The Rare Book and Manuscript Library definitely has really creative coloring sheets:
People who are into medical illustrations will love these sheets from the New York Academy of Medicine Library Coloring Book:
The Bernard Becker Medical Library also got in on the fun:
The Russian State Library also contributed whimsical illustrations of ballerinas:
The Canadian Canoe Museum has really fun illustrations of canoe outings:
These literary-themed selections from the New York Society Library will certainly thrill any book-lover:
What do you think of those coloring sheets? Make sure you let us know which ones you’ll be printing out in the comments!