Going to a museum is a great opportunity to absorb the history of hundreds of cultures spanning thousands of years. But it’s also an opportunity to have some fun, as one mother did when she paid a visit to the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C., and decided to mimic the poses of several works of art. The resulting photos quickly went viral when they were posted on Twitter by her daughter, with the caption, “So my parents came to help me move to DC and I took them to the Smithsonian Art museum. My mom decided it was her time to shine.”
People on the Internet went nuts for the hilarious photos—which are, arguably, works of art in their own right. One social media user even wrote, “Please get her a TV show where she just travels around recreating art. 10/10 will watch.” Below, you’ll find some of the best images. And for more funny and incredible “art,” don’t miss how This Dog Recreated Madonna’s Most Iconic Looks with Amazing Accuracy.
What a Lovely Apple
The use of water bottles in lieu of apples in nothing short of inspired. For more dubious artwork, check out how This Guy Fixed a Hole in His Office Wall in the Most Hilarious Way Imaginable.
Walking Out of the Bath
If only all of us looked this graceful when stepping out of the bath. Speaking of showers, This Woman’s Hilarious Joke About Getting Older Will Make Your Day.
Searching for Redemption
We’ve all done this from time to time.
Handing Over Important Documents
Again, note the fine use of a water bottle in place of a rolled-up piece of stack of papers.
Fun with Grapevines
For when you’re really feeling yourself.
I Have Arrived
If this isn’t how you enter a party then what are you even doing?
Pulling an Invisible Bow
Make sure you lift your back leg so your foes know you’re for real.
An excellent pose to adopt when you’ve done something bad. No one nails this look quite as well as a dog. For photo evidence, check out 50 Corgi Facts That Will Make You Want a Corgi.
Also useful for when you’re eavesdropping through a thick door.
This could not have been an easy pose to get into but she did it with grace.
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