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Art museums -- United States


Hood Museum of Art

In 2007 Dartmouth's Hood Museum of Art began a series of exhibitions highlighting their permanent collections with their inaugural collection "American Art at Dartmouth". Excerpts from that show, along with more from their second and current collection "European Art at Dartmouth", are now viewable online. Examples from the American Art show include John Singleton Copley's portrait in pastels of...

Located in the quaint town of North Adams, Massachusetts, Mass MoCA is one of the United States' premier venues for viewing large scale contemporary artworks. The center opened in 1999 on the site of several former industrial buildings, and it has grown to include various performance spaces, a theater, and a space dedicated to arts education for the young. On their homepage, visitors can view...
The New Museum of Contemporary Art

Boston and Seattle have been working on new art museum buildings for several years, and the public and critical response to both structures has been quite positive. New York has a few well-regarded art museums of its own, and now it has one that is "new" in several senses of the word. Sitting cheek and jowl amidst the late-nineteenth century urban fabric of the Bowery, The New Museum of...