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Art Museums and Galleries

Links to the best-known institutions, organized by continent or country.
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What Is International Museum Day?
International Museum Day was establised by the International Council of Museums, ICOM, in 1977. It usually takes place around May 18 of any given year. Its purpose is to encourage visits to museums and showcase the programs or collections in all kinds of venues: art, science and historic. Admission is usually free on IMD.

My Favorite Place to Look at Art
Here readers share their experiences and tell us about their favorite visual art venues including museums, galleries, fairs and festivals.See submissions

Top 10 Least Impressive Museum Merchandising Ideas of 2005
Please, don't get me wrong: I love browsing through museum gift stores and have found many wonderful items therein. What I'm talking about here are a few - a very few - specific choices. The sort of small, yet grievous errors in taste we all make. In that spirit, and in no particular order, here are my Top 10 Picks for Least Impressive Museum...

Denmark: The Danish Museum of Decorative Art

France: The Louvre

France: Musée d'Orsay

Greece: The Acropolis Museum

Ireland: The National Gallery of Ireland

Italy: The Vatican Museum

Japan: The National Museum of Western Art

Netherlands: The Rijksmuseum

Russia: The Hermitage Museum

Spain: Guggenheim Bilbao

Spain: Museo Nacional del Prado

UK - England: The National Gallery

UK - England: The British Museum

UK - England: Tate Britain

US - California: The J. Paul Getty Museum

US - New York: The Guggenheim Museum

US - New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

US - New York: The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

US - New York: The Whitney Museum of American Art

US - Washington D.C.: The National Gallery of Art

The Michael C Carlos Museum - A Profile by Gail S Myhre
The Michael C. Carlos Museum, located on the campus of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, is home to a wonderfully well endowed collection of classical Greek and Roman art as well as smaller but important collections of ancient Egyptian and Near Eastern, Mesoamerican, sub-Saharan African and Asian art.

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