4 Best Art Museums To Visit In The US

The Getty, Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA, USA
The Getty, Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA, USA. Photo by Kimberly Fowler on Unsplash

You don’t have to go all the way to Europe to see great art. In fact, tourists from all over the world come here for glimpses of these five beautiful collections. So where should you go for your next art tour? Let’s dive in. 

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met), New York City

The Met is a cultural behemoth with an extensive collection covering everything from ancient to contemporary times. Its impressive exhibits, including European masterpieces and Egyptian artifacts, will leave you in awe. 

The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

Home to iconic works like Grant Wood’s American Gothic and Seurat’s A Sunday on La Grande Jatte, The Art Institute of Chicago is a cultural gem. Its vast collection showcases art from various eras and continents.

The Getty Center, Los Angeles

The Getty Center is not just about exceptional art but also has stunning architecture and panoramic views of Los Angeles. Its collection spans European paintings, sculptures, decorative arts, and photography.

Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Showcasing American creativity through its vast collection of paintings, sculptures, and contemporary art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum preserves the nation’s cultural heritage and is a must-visit destination if you are in D.C.