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The Detroit Institute of Arts
Detroit, MI
The Detroit Institute of Arts, located in Midtown Detroit, Michigan, has one of the largest and most significant art collections in the United States. With over 100 galleries, it covers with a major renovation and expansion project completed in 2007 that added. The DIA collection is regarded as among the top six museums in the United States with an encyclopedic collection which spans the globe from ancient Egyptian and European works to contemporary art. Its art collection is valued in billions of dollars, up to $8.1 billion according to a 2014 appraisal. The DIA campus is located in Midtown Detroit's Cultural Center Historic District, about two miles north of the downtown area, across from the Detroit Public Library near Wayne State University.
St Louis Art Museum Foundation
St. Louis, MO
The Saint Louis Art Museum is one of the principal U.S. art museums, with paintings, sculptures, cultural objects, and ancient masterpieces from all corners of the world. Its three-story building stands in Forest Park in St. Louis, Missouri, where it is visited by up to a half million people every year. Admission is free through a subsidy from the cultural tax district for St. Louis City and County.
The Phillips Collection
Washington, DC
The Phillips Collection is an intimate museum combined with an experiment station. At its heart is an exceptional collection of modern and contemporary art around which the museum creates a dynamic environment for looking, learning, and enjoyment. Created by visionary Duncan Phillips, the museum has engaged artists, visitors, scholars, students and teachers with modern art in a profound and personal way for more than 85 years. While small in scale and focused in its exhibitions and programming, the Phillips is national and international in its reach and impact. With the new Center for the Study of Modern Art, the museum has become a lively forum for a global conversation about the visual expressions and ideas of today.
Minnesota Museum of American Art
Saint Paul, MN
The Minnesota Museum of American Art, founded as the St. Paul School of Fine Arts in 1894, is an American art museum with offices in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Grand Rapids Art Museum
Grand Rapids, MI
The Grand Rapids Art Museum is an art museum located in Grand Rapids, Michigan with collections ranging from Renaissance to Modern Art and special collections on 19th and 20th-century European and American art. Its holdings include notable modern art works such as Richard Diebenkorn's 1963 Ingleside. The museum has in its collection 5,000 works of art, including over 3,500 prints, drawings and photographs.
Reynolda House Museum
Winston Salem, NC
Reynolda House Museum of American Art displays a premiere collection of American art ranging from the colonial period to the present. Built in 1917 by Katharine Smith Reynolds and her husband R. J. Reynolds, founder of the R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, the house originally occupied the center of a estate. It opened to the public as an institution dedicated to the arts and education in 1965, and as an art museum in 1967. The house holds one of the country's finest collections of American paintings. It is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
American Visionary Art Museum
Baltimore, MD
The American Visionary Art Museum is an art museum located in Baltimore, Maryland's Federal Hill neighborhood at 800 Key Highway. The museum specializes in the preservation and display of outsider art. The city agreed to give the museum a piece of land on the south shore of the Inner Harbor under the condition that its organizers would clean up residual pollution from a copper paint factory and a whiskey warehouse that formerly occupied the site. It has been designated by Congress as America's national museum for self-taught art.
Laguna Art Museum
Laguna Beach, CA
The Laguna Art Museum is a museum located in Laguna Beach, California, on Pacific Coast Highway. LAM exclusively features California art and is the oldest cultural institution in the area. It has been known as the Laguna Beach Art Association, as well as the Laguna Beach Museum of Art.
Taubman Museum of Art
Roanoke, VA
The Taubman Museum of Art, formerly the Art Museum of Western Virginia, is an art museum located in Downtown Roanoke, Virginia, United States. It was designed by architect Randall Stout.
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
Madison, WI
The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art — MMoCA, formerly known as the Madison Art Center, is an art museum located in Madison, Wisconsin. A three-story glass facade "icon" on the corner of State and Henry Streets serves as the museum's main staircase, as well as its architectural landmark.