Art Museums

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  1. MoMA

    MoMA

    Founded in 1929 as an educational institution, The Museum of Modern Art is dedicated to being the foremost museum of modern art in the world.

  2. Guggenheim Museum

    Guggenheim Museum

    An internationally renowned art museum and one of the most significant architectural icons of the 20th century, the Guggenheim Museum is at once a vital cultural center, an educational institution, and the heart of an international network of museums. Visitors can experience special exhibitions of modern and contemporary art, lectures by artists and critics, performances and film screenings, classes for teens and adults, and daily tours of the galleries led by experienced docents.

  3. SFMOMA

    SFMOMA

    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is the only museum in the western United States devoted to collecting and exhibiting the full scope of modern and contemporary art.

  4. Brooklyn Museum

    Brooklyn Museum

    The Brooklyn Museum, housed in a 560,000-square-foot, Beaux-Arts building, is one of the oldest and largest art museums in the country. Its world-renowned permanent collections range from ancient Egyptian masterpieces to contemporary art, and represent a wide range of cultures.

  5. Art Institute of Chicago

    Art Institute of Chicago

    The world-renowned Art Institute of Chicago houses both a museum and school. The museum contains more than 300,000 works of art while nearly 3,000 students are enrolled in various undergraduate and graduate degree programs at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

  6. Philadelphia Museum of Art

    Philadelphia Museum of Art

    As one of the largest museums in the United States, the Philadelphia Museum of Art invites visitors from around the world to explore its renowned collections, acclaimed special exhibitions, and enriching programs, both in person and online.

  7. MOCA

    MOCA

    The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA) is your source of creativity and inspiration in Los Angeles through innovative exhibitions and programs by significant and compelling contemporary artists. MOCA is a private not-for-profit institution supported by its members, corporate and foundation support, government grants, and admission revenues.

  8. Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Metropolitan Museum of Art

    The Met presents over 5,000 years of art from around the world. The Museum lives in three iconic sites in New York City-The Met Fifth Avenue, The Met Breuer, and The Met Cloisters.

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    MOCA Cleveland

    Museum Of Contemporary Art, Cleveland's forum for interpreting culture through contemporary visual art, pushing the boundaries of innovation, creativity and expression.

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    Istanbul Modern

    In line with its mission of being "a living museum that embraces the public", Istanbul Modern will be an institution of culture and learning. Istanbul Modern's goal is to attract one million visitors each year and to contribute to efforts to make Istanbul a cultural capital of Europe. In its first year alone, the museum aims to provide art education workshops to 20 thousand primary school students.

  11. Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

    Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

    One of the nation's largest facilities devoted to the art of our time, the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) offers exhibitions of the most thought-provoking art created since 1945. The MCA documents contemporary visual culture through painting, sculpture, photography, video and film, and performance. Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, the MCA boasts a gift store, bookstore, restaurant, 300-seat theater, and a terraced sculpture garden with a great view of Lake Michigan.

  12. Barbican

    Barbican

    Open 363 days a year, the Barbican presents a uniquely diverse programme of world-class performing and visual arts, encompassing all forms of classical and contemporary music, international theatre and dance, visual arts and design, and a cinema programme which blends first-run films with special themed seasons.

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    Whitney Museum of American Art

    The Whitney Museum houses one of the world's foremost collections of twentieth-century American art. The Permanent Collection of some 12,000 works encompasses paintings, sculptures, multimedia installations, drawings, prints, and photographs-and is still growing.

  14. Museum of the City of New York

    Museum of the City of New York

    The Museum of the City of New York is an art gallery and history museum founded in 1923 to present the history of New York City, USA and its people.

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    Cleveland Museum of Art

    The Cleveland Museum of Art is one of America's leading comprehensive museums with a collection that spans 6,000 years of creative achievement in the arts.

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    The British Museum

    The British Museum holds in trust for the nation and the world a collection of art and antiquities from ancient and living cultures. Housed in one of Britain's architectural landmarks, the collection is one of the finest in existence, spanning two million years of human history.

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    The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

    The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is internationally recognized for its outstanding collection of more than 33,500 objects. From ancient times to modern day, this encyclopedic museum is one of the best in the country, offering visitors the opportunity to explore civilization through the eyes of painters, sculptors, craftsmen, and many other artists.

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    Portland Art Museum

    Founded in late 1892, the Portland Art Museum is the seventh oldest museum in the United States and the oldest in the Pacific Northwest. The Museum is internationally recognized for its permanent collection and ambitious special exhibitions, drawn from the Museum's holdings and the world's finest public and private collections.

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    Harvard Art Museums

    The Harvard Art Museums are distinguished by the range and depth of their collections, their groundbreaking exhibitions, and the original research of their staff. The collections include approximately 250,000 objects in all media, ranging in date from antiquity to the present and originating in Europe, North America, North Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, East Asia, and Southeast Asia.

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    Stedelijk Museum

    The Stedelijk Museum or as the Dutch call it short Stedelijk strives to be one of the most innovative and interesting museums of modern art in the world.

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    Institute of Contemporary Art

    The Institute of Contemporary Art is part of the University of Pennsylvania, and investigates the way in which art and artists are able to inform and inspire their audience.

  22. RISD Museum

    RISD Museum

    The Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, also known as the RISD Museum, is Rhode Island's leading museum of fine and decorative art, housing a collection of 84,000 objects of international significance. The Museum maintains an active program of exhibitions, lectures, tours, workshops and publications dedicated to the interpretation of art and design from diverse cultures ranging from ancient times to the present.

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    Smithsonian American Art Museum

    The Smithsonian American Art Museum, the nation's first collection of American art, is an unparalleled record of the American experience. The collection captures the aspirations, character and imagination of the American people throughout three centuries. The American Art Museum is the home to one of the largest and most inclusive collections of American art in the world.

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    Tate Britain

    London art gallery housing the UK's collection of British art from 1500 to the present day and hosting special exhibitions and events.

  25. Kunsthaus Zurich

    Kunsthaus Zurich

    Kunsthaus Zurich is one of the most important art museums of the country. The museum was planned by Karl Moser and Robert Curjel, and built and opened in 1910. Kunsthaus Zürich features works from Edvard Munch and Alberto Giacometti. Swiss artists such as Johann Heinrich Füssli, Ferdinand Hodler or from earlier times, Pipilotti Rist and Peter Fischli are represented.

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    National Academy

    Founded in 1825 by Samuel F. B. Morse, Thomas Cole, and Asher B. Durand, the National Academy is the only institution of its kind that integrates a museum, art school, and association of artists and architects - the National Academicians.

  27. Katonah Museum of Art

    Katonah Museum of Art

    The Katonah Museum of Art, through innovative exhibition and education programs, promotes the understanding and enjoyment of the visual arts for diverse audiences. The Museum presents exhibitions that explore ideas about art, culture and society -- past and present.

  28. Cranbrook Art Museum

    Cranbrook Art Museum

    Cranbrook Art Museum presents original exhibitions and educational programming on modern and contemporary architecture, art, crafts, and design.

  29. SCAD Museum of Art

    SCAD Museum of Art

    The SCAD Museum of Art is a contemporary art and design museum conceived and designed expressly to enrich the educational milieu of SCAD students and professors, and to attract and delight visitors from around the world. In keeping with the university's mission, a year-round program of exhibitions, installations, performances and museum programs and events will engage with SCAD's 41 majors and more than 50 minors - from fashion and fibers to painting and sound design.