If you’re looking for a more cultured type of exploration this summer vacation, taking the time to experience what some of the finest galleries in the U.S. have to offer might be just what the doctor ordered.
Plan an inspirational journey through the art of the world in some of the most excellent displays you can imagine. Here is a brief look at some of the best art galleries in the United States. Take some notes along the way, and start planning today.
National Gallery of Art
You’ll experience more of a museum vibe at the National Gallery of Art, but the collections are far too impressive to pass up. The Gallery was founded as a gift to the people of the nation from Congress.
In accordance with the spirit of gift-giving, admission to the gallery is free. Check out the world-renowned Sculpture Garden
, and don’t miss out on taking in the spectacle of Antico: The Golden Age of Renaissance Bronzes Exhibition.
Metro Pictures Gallery
Travel to New York to check out the Metro Pictures Gallery. It’s been around since the early 1980s, and the gallery has had plenty of time to attract some pretty influential names in the art world.
Creators such as Gary Simmons, Jim Shaw, and Claire Fontaine call this gallery home for their works, and the engaging setup of the space will keep your eyes interested from entrance to exit.
The Art Institute of Chicago
You’ll want to get out your finest suit to make your visit to the Art Institute of Chicago. Honor a place that has been around for over 140 years by sprucing yourself up a bit before your visit.
Put on your nicest outfit, and take the time for a close shave
to look your best while experiencing such a highly revered collection of creativity. There are more than 300,000 works homed at the Art Institute of Chicago, so take some time to enjoy all you can during your visit.
The Getty Center
The building itself is a piece of art when you lay your eyes on the Getty Center in Los Angeles, California. You’ll have the chance to view pre-20th-century European art, 20th-century American photography, and much, much more.
Museum of Fine Arts in Boston
If you want a good mixture of art from all over the globe, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts has plenty to offer. You’ll experience works from various continents, spanning thousands of years in time. The Museum of Fine Arts
is a must see stop on your art exploration for sure.
Philadelphia Museum of Art
If you’re a “Rocky” film fanatic, you’ll know the Philadelphia Museum of Art at first glance. Though the staircase leading to the building is itself a famed piece of film history, the museum also has plenty to explore.