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Museum Special Exhibitions: Summer 2017

The Summer 2017 guide to the best art exhibitions and shows in museums in the United States and Europe. USA & CANADA ATLANTA High Museum of Art 1280 Peachtree Street (b/w 15th & 16th Streets), Website “Andy Warhol: Prints from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation” – through September 3 BOSTON Museum […]

The World’s Best Small Museums

The World’s Best Small Museums

Major cities around the world boast renowned centers of art – New York’s Metropolitan Museum and MOMA, Paris’ Louvre, Madrid’s Prado – which are must visits for many travelers. But smaller museums can be just as worthy of a visit, often providing a more concise overview of a period or artist. They are also great […]

Ravenna – City of Mosaics

Ravenna – City of Mosaics

Former capital of no less than three empires, Ravenna, Italy is nowadays best known for being the proud possessor of eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites. As well as being the burial place of Dante and a former home to Byron, the town’s magnificent mosaics inspired Cole Porter’s classic “Night and Day.” In ancient times, Ravenna […]

The Art Trail: Zagreb

The Art Trail: Zagreb

Easily reached from several larger European cities, the Croatian capital of Zagreb is an excellent weekend getaway or a convenient stop on a European tour. While Zagreb is known for its lively café culture and historic Medieval center, it also boasts an impressive number of museums and galleries for a city of its size. Trip […]

The Art Trail: Vienna

The Art Trail: Vienna

Art Trail Vienna Vienna has one of the world’s greatest collections of museums, in no small part due to the ruling Habsburgs who collected art voraciously from an empire spanning much of continental Europe. Few cities display imperial power in such stunning fashion as Vienna, with the storied Hofburg and Schönbrunn palaces once the domain […]

The Art Trail: Madrid

The Art Trail: Madrid

When Americans think of art, London, Paris and New York come immediately to mind, yet with more than 40 museums, Madrid is one of the world’s great art centers. The National Museums Madrid is best known for the three state museums that dominate the capital’s art scene. Most famous is the Prado, which covers the […]

The Art Trail: Amsterdam

The Art Trail: Amsterdam

While famous for many things, from its canals to its red light district, Amsterdam is one of Europes most impressive centers for art. Even with the main museum, the Rijksmuseum, under a seemingly never-ending renovation, the city will wow you with museums devoted its biggest luminaries – Van Gogh and Rembrandt. Rijks museum Museumplein, Jan […]

The Art Trail: London

The Art Trail: London

  In a city like London, brimming with art and history, the choice of which museums to visit can be daunting. Luckily, many of the most important are conveniently concentrated in the city’s center around Trafalgar Square. Even better, most are free to the public. The British Museum Recently refurbished, the British Museum contains a […]

The Art Trail: Berlin

The Art Trail: Berlin

The face of Berlin may have changed drastically over the last century, but its extensive collection of museums has remained among the world’s best. Today, the city has over 100 museums and galleries, plus a vibrant art gallery scene that cropped up post-unification in East Berlin (aka Mitte). Berlin is home to many important collections […]

The Art Trail: New York

The Art Trail: New York

New York City has such a rich diversity of museums, from the world renowned Met and MOMA, to the small but impressive Neue Galerie and Frick Collection, that it would take years to explore them all fully. While they usually cost a pretty penny, New York’s museums are accessible at reduced rates if you do […]

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Rabat, Morocco

Rabat, Morocco’s capital city, is flush with history and culture unbeknownst to the many Morocco-bound tourists who flock to Tangiers and Casablanca. For those who venture off the beaten path, however, Rabat will prove just as rewarding.

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