Royal Museums Greenwich includes the National Maritime Museum, Royal Observatory and Queen’s House and is just outside of the center of London. Stand on the meridian line, view the Armada portrait and go onboard the Cutty Sark.
The CoBrA museum is sometimes overlooked by visitors to Amsterdam who mainly head in droves to the Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum. However it is well worth the trip outside of the city center for lovers of art.
The Des Moines Art Center is designed by famous architects and has works by famous artists, but what doesn’t it have? Yes, that is right, it does not have an entry fee! Come check out this wonderful free museum in Iowa.
As was common at the time, Rembrandt used his home as his place of business as well. Art buyers and dealers met in his living room to purchase paintings that are now priceless treasures displayed in museums around the world.
The Rijksmuseum artworks are not the only reason to visit this famous Amsterdam museum. The building itself is beautiful and fascinating. Did you know that the Rijksmuseum is the only museum in the world that you can cycle through?
Tate Britain is the national gallery of British art from 1500 to the present. Did you know the famous Millbank Prison once stood on this spot? Tate Britain artworks include sculptures, paintings and drawings.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art has long been an institution that brings innovative and stunning art to the city of LA. The museum itself is made up of several different sections that highlight art from ancient times to the present day. You’ll find pre-Columbian works, Picasso paintings and photographs by Ansel Adams.
The Hermitage Amsterdam has no permanent collections, but rather hosts temporary changing exhibitions.
A visit to the Van Gogh museum is a must for any art lover. The airy, bright space in Amsterdam holds the world’s largest collection of artworks by Vincent Van Gogh. See nearly 200 paintings by Van Gogh in addition to his letters and drawings.