Art AppreciationDo you ever wish you could visit some of the famous museums; not just in America but around the world? Do you wish you could get a preview of what if found inside? Click on the links below to visit or in some cases to revisit some of these wonderful collections.
The Smithsonian Institution is the world's largest museum complex and research organization composed of 19 museums, 9 research centers, and the National Zoo.
Click here to see Ben Stiller's tour of the museum complex.The Philadelphia Museum of Art
Right in our backyard, The Philadelphia Museum of Art is one of the largest museums in the United States. It houses many renowned collections, acclaimed special exhibitions, and enriching programs.
The Metropolitan Museum of ArtThe Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the world's largest and finest art museums. Its collections include more than two million works of art spanning five thousand years of world culture, from prehistory to the present and from every part of the globe. Founded in 1870, the Metropolitan Museum is located in New York City's Central Park along Fifth Avenue (from 80th to 84th Streets). Nearly five million people visit the Museum each year.
The J.P. Getty Center
Located in Los Angeles, the Getty Center is the flagship destination of the J. Paul Getty Trust and home to the Central Garden, the Research Library at the Getty Research Institute, and the J. Paul Getty Museum's collection of Western art from the Middle Ages to the present.
The National Gallery of Art
The National Gallery of Art was created in 1937 for the people of the United States of America by a joint resolution of Congress, accepting the gift of financier and art collector Andrew W. Mellon. During the 1920's, Mr. Mellon began collecting with the intention of forming a gallery of art for the nation in Washington. The paintings and works of sculpture given by Andrew Mellon have formed a nucleus of high quality around which the collections have grown.The Museum of Modern Art
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is a place that fuels creativity, ignites minds, and provides inspiration. Its extraordinary exhibitions and collection of paintings, sculptures and contemporary works provides a unique variety to art lovers