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.
Albany, New York, 12210
The Albany Institute of History & Art is a museum in Albany, New York, "dedicated to collecting, preserving, interpreting and promoting interest in the history, art, and culture of Albany and the Upper Hudson Valley region".
Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, 06877
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum has no permanent collection and is the only museum in Connecticut that is dedicated solely to the exhibition of contemporary art. Its student docent program has been adopted by museums across the United States.
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.
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.
Great Falls, Cascade County, Montana, 59401
The C. M. Russell Museum displays original 19th, 20th, and 21st century art depicting the American Old West and the flora, fauna, and landscapes of the American West.
Columbia, South Carolina, 29201
The exterior of the new Columbia Museum of Art building, although contemporary in style, preserves earlier appearance through the use of brick veneer and the entrance portico of the institution's Taylor House past.
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, 48202
The Detroit Institute of Arts 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.
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, 46204
The Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art houses an extensive collection of Native American art, as well as Western American paintings and sculptures collected by businessman and philanthropist Harrison Eiteljorg (1903-1997).
Honolulu, Hawaii, 96817
The Hawai'i State Museum of Natural and Cultural History, is a museum of history and science. It is the largest museum in Hawai'i and has the world's largest collection of Polynesian cultural artifacts and natural history specimens.
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, 46208
The Indianapolis Museum of Art is the ninth oldest and eighth largest encyclopedic art museum in the United States. The permanent collection comprises over 54,000 works, including African, American, Asian, and European pieces.
Charlotte, North Carolina
The Mint Museum's new 145,000-square-foot (13,500 m2) location opened on October 1, 2010. Designed by Machado and Silvetti Associates of Boston, the building's estimated cost is $57 million.
Montclair, Orange County, New Jersey, 07042
Since it opened in 1914 as the first museum in New Jersey that granted access to the public and the first dedicated solely to art, it has been privately funded.
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.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, 73111
The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum is a museum with more than 28,000 Western and American Indian art works and artifacts. Museum collections focus on preserving and interpreting the heritage of the American West.
Vermillion, South Dakota, 57069
The National Music Museum is a musical instrument museum in Vermillion, South Dakota. It was founded in 1973 on the campus of the University of South Dakota. The NMM is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.
Albany, New York, 12230
The New York State Museum is a research-backed institution in Albany, New York. It is located on Madison Avenue, attached to the south side of the Empire State Plaza, facing onto the plaza and towards the New York State Capitol.
Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi, 39530
The Ohr-O'Keefe Museum Of Art is a non-profit art museum located in Biloxi, Mississippi, dedicated to the ceramics of George E. Ohr, the self-proclaimed "Mad Potter of Biloxi".
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."
Great Falls, Cascade County, Montana
Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art is an art museum. The building was constructed in 1896 to house the city's first high school. It is one of six museums in the city.
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, 37203
The Parthenon in Nashville, Tennessee is a full-scale replica of the original Parthenon in Athens. It was built in 1897 as part of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition.
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.
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.
The Philbrook Museum of Art is an art museum and cultural institution located in Tulsa, Oklahoma featuring two locations. The main site is located in part in a former 1920s villa, and Philbrook Downtown, is found in Tulsa's Brady Arts District.
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.
Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Florida, 33139
The museum specializes in art from around the world from the Renaissance to modern art. The Bass Museum was founded in 1963 by the City of Miami Beach from a private donation and occupies the 1930s Miami Beach Public Library and Art Center.
Indianapolis, Indiana, 46208
The Children's Museum of Indianapolis is the world's largest children's museum. Its collection of over 120,000 artifacts and exhibit items is divided into three domains: the American Collection, Cultural World Collection, and Natural World Collection.
Baker, Grafton County, New Hampshire
The Epic of American Civilization is a mural by the social realist painter Jose Clemente Orozco. It is located in the basement reading room of the Baker Memorial Library on the campus of Dartmouth College in Hanover.
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, 55403
The Walker Art Center is a multidisciplinary contemporary art center in the Lowry Hill neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Walker is one of the most-visited modern art museums, it has an annual attendance of around 700,000 visitors.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 57104
The Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science opened in 1999 and houses an art gallery, concert hall, large-format theater, and science museum in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Winterthur, New Castle County, Delaware, 19735
The Winterthur Museum has 175 period-room displays and approximately 85,000 objects. Most rooms are open to the public on small, guided tours. The collection spans more than two centuries of American decorative arts, notably from 1640 to 1860.
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, 30313
The World of Coca-Cola is a museum showcasing the history of The Coca-Cola Company. It contains a host of entertainment areas and attractions. It opened to the public on May 24, 2007, relocating from and replacing the original exhibit.
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