Art Museums and Galleries

Locations for the exhibition of art, primarily paintings and sculpture

Akron-Art-Museum

Akron Art Museum

Akron, Summit County, Ohio, 44308
The museum first opened its doors on February 1, 1922 as the Akron Art Institute. It was located in two borrowed rooms in the basement of the public library. After 1965, the institute was transformed from a school and art center into a museum.

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Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, 06877
Larry Aldrich purchased the historic building to contain his growing collection of art in 1964. The building was nicknamed "Old Hundred" because it served as a grocery and hardware store from 1783 to 1883 and as Ridgefield's first post office.

American-Visionary-Art-Museum

American Visionary Art Museum

Baltimore, MaryLand, 21230
The 35,000-square-foot main building of the museum combines an elliptical, three-story, historic industrial building with extensive new architecture. There is also a Tall Sculpture Barn, a former whiskey warehouse with 45-foot ceilings.

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Atlanta Cyclorama and Civil War Museum

Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia
The painting that makes up the cyclorama is the largest oil painting in the world. If it were flattened, it would measure 42 feet high by 358 feet long.

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Baltimore Museum of Art

Baltimore, MaryLand, 21218
This historic building was designed in the 1920s by renowned American architect John Russell Pope. A massive wing for contemporary art was added in 1994.

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Boca Raton Museum of Art

Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Florida, 33432
The museum features an assortment of traveling exhibitions and permanent collections from established and rising artists. An outdoor sculpture garden is among the museum's highlights.

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Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York, New York
The Met measures almost a quarter mile long and occupies more than two million square feet, more than 20 times the size of the original 1880 building.

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Museum of Ceramics

East Liverpool, Columbiana County, Ohio, 43920
Operated by the Ohio Historical Society, the Museum of Ceramics has the country's largest public display of Lotus Ware. It occupies the former city post office, which was built in 1909.

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Museum of Fine Arts

Boston, Massachusetts, 02115
The Boston Museum of Fine Arts has over 400,000 objects in its collection, the second largest permanent museum collection in the United States after the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

OZ-Museum

OZ Museum

Wamego, Pottawatomie County, Kansas, 66547
The OZ Museum was founded in April 2004 and houses one of the largest public displays of Oz memorabilia in existence. The museum houses memorabilia from 1939 MGM musical, earlier silent films, as well as "The Wiz."

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Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts was founded in 1805 by painter and scientist Charles Willson Peale, sculptor William Rush, and other artists and business leaders. It is the oldest art museum and school in the nation.

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Philadelphia Museum of Art

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19130
The Art Museum stands on 10 acres that was formerly the reservoir for the Fairmount Water Works. It is one of the largest art museums in the country and holds over 225,000 objects.

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Philadelphia Museum of Art: Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19130
Formerly the Fidelity Life Insurance Building, the Philadelphia Museum of Art bought the property and renovated it for use as an annex.

Rodin-Museum

Rodin Museum

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19103
The Museum was the gift of movie-theater magnate Jules Mastbaum and opened in 1929. It holds the largest collection of Rodinís work outside of Paris.

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Second Bank of the United States

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19106
The Second Bank was incorporated in 1816. Designed by William Strickland, this building, built between 1819 and 1824, is one of the finest examples of Greek Revival architecture in the United States.

Winterthur-Museum

Winterthur Museum

Winterthur, Delaware
The museum is the former home of the Dupont family and contains one of the finest collections of Americana to be found anywhere. The buildings and grounds were designed by the DuPonts to look like an English country estate.

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