Ten Must-See Unusual Art Museums

Ten Must-See Unusual Art Museums

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There are some great art museums in the world that are well known like the Louvre in Paris, the Getty Museum in Los Angeles, the Guggenheim, and the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York City. For those in search of extra adventure here is a collection of unusual art museums that are lesser known and yet extremely interesting to visit. chaussures nike tn requin

10Worcester Art Museum

This museum is located in Worchester, Massachusetts. nike air max 90 homme pas cher It features a stunning collection of over 35,000 art pieces dating from ancient times to contemporary work. Adidas Pas Cher The collection has artwork from America, China, Europe, Japan, Korea, and India as well as Islamic art and Pre-Columbian art pieces.

9The Barnes Foundation

This is a magnificent collection of over 3,000 masterpieces from impressionism and from the post-impressionist period. The collection features paintings by Renoir, Cezanne, Matisse, Picasso, Modigliani, and Van Gogh, as well as early modern art and African sculpture. The artwork collection is housed in a beautiful building in Philadelphia.

8Museum of Islamic Art

It is worth a trip to the city of Doha in Qatar just to visit this museum, which has the most impressive collection of Islamic art in the world. nike air max 2017 heren zwart Besides paintings, there are many ceramics, textiles, metalwork, glassware, and manuscripts that represent Islamic art from the past fourteen hundred years.

7American Visionary Art Museum

This museum is found in Baltimore, Maryland and is completely loony. Nick Chubb UGA Jersey There is nowhere else in the world quite like it. Enjoy a gigantic whirligig, robot art, fart art, and a graffiti-covered microbus. Immerse the senses in 1960s pop culture with the Jimi Hendrix Experience exhibition and art by Robert Crumb based on the work of sci-fi writer Philip K. Dick.

6The Walt Disney Family Museum

San Francisco is a great place to visit and even more so with a trip to this museum located in the Presidio area over-looking the San Francisco Bay. It is a trip down memory lane to see how some of the world’s most famous animation movies were created from sketches drawn by hand. Todd Gurley College Jerseys

5Ringling Museum of Art

Sarasota, Florida is the location of this museum that has a fantastic collection of baroque art and every kind of art that is circus-related. asics femme There is memorabilia from the performances, antique posters, and other things collected from the Greatest Show on Earth, all kept in this thirty-room mansion set in a beautiful garden on sixty-six acres. Mens Nike Air Max 90

4The Dali Museum

A trip to Florida is not complete without a visit to see the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg. This collection includes the massive Dali masterpieces, some of which are over fifteen feet tall. Dali cut a hole in the floor of his home to raise and lower these canvases while he worked to create this stunning artwork. All of these fantasy images came from his hypnagogic visions he had that were a kind of trancelike state between waking and sleeping.

3Museo Picasso Málaga

A contemporary from Dali’s time is the prolific Pablo Picasso. Nike Air Huarache Heren At the height of his fame, when Picasso paid for things with checks they frequently were never cashed because his signature was worth more than the amount of the check. This museum has 285 marvelous works donated by the Picasso Family.

2Musei Vaticani

Rome is home to the Vatican, which has some of the most gorgeous pieces of artwork in the world kept in its museums including fabulous sculptures and ancient antiquities.  

1Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery

This is a super fun part of the larger Smithsonian collection that focuses on portraits by famous artists. Air Jordan 1 There is everything from portraits of presidents, to sport figures, to an Andy Warhol rendition of Michael Jackson. These are just a few of the extraordinary and unusual museums in the world that deserve a visit.