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A Perfect Day In ... Richmond, Virginia

With historic homes and gardens, museums and monuments, and restaurants and hiking trails, Richmond, Virginia, is a great place to make a day of it.

Objects of Desire: Calabrian Ceramics

Ceramic pots, pitchers and plates for domestic use were created in Calabria 3,500 years ago. There are still many ateliers working there today. Here are three.

Alsace’s Cultural Jewel: Colmar’s Unterlinden Museum

The Unterlinden Museum has become one of the top attractions in Alsace. It is small, set in historic buildings and has a superb collection of art.

A Perfect Day In … the Marais

You could easily spend your entire time in Paris in the Marais. The area between the Third and Fourth Arrondissements is full of cafes, museums and shops.

The Hidden Mardi Gras Museums of New Orleans

Only select locals get to experience the secret side of Mardi Gras. These off-the-radar museums let you in on the magic and the mystery of that world.

Top Contemporary Art Museums in Los Angeles

Los Angeles has become one of America's most important centers of contemporary art. Here we visit four notable museums with exciting collections.

American Concours d’Elegance: Fine Cars, Beautiful Settings

America loves cars, and the concours d'elegance is the expression of that love. Here are 8 shows where automobiles are shown as the works of art they are.

Where the Magic Happens in Chicago

The Chicago Magic Lounge, a launderette turned stylish cocktail bar and theater, is a worthy stop in the Andersonville neighborhood.

Three Favorite Small Museums in Chicago's Hyde Park

On this visit to Hyde Park, on Chicago's South Side, we skipped over the Museum of Science and Industry and visited three lesser-known gems.

An Array of Treasures at Madrid's Museum of the Americas

Madrid's Museum of the Americas is often neglected by visitors. But it shouldn't be. It contains a spectacular collection of pre-Columbian art.

Luminaries of Taos

A fascinating way to spend time in Taos is to visit museums dedicated to some of the area's most influential painters, writers and icons of fashion.

A Trip to San Juan de Oriente, the 'Village of Pottery'

Andrew Harper takes a day trip to the craft village of San Juan de Oriente, Nicaragua, and explores the workshop of a true artisan.

Painting with Light: A Louis Comfort Tiffany Tour of New York City

Louis Comfort Tiffany was a painter who made his mark with peerless windows, vases and lamps. Enough of his work survives for a Tiffany-themed tour of New York.

Fine Art Fairs to See Now Before They Get Too Big

International art fairs are overwhelming. For those interested in smaller fairs that are more tightly focused on one artistic medium, try these events.

Can't-Miss Art Fairs Around the World

More than 250 art fairs take place around the world. While you couldn't see all of them even if you tried, here are seven of the very best.

Portland's Bullseye Projects: An Art-Glass Gallery

Portland's Pearl District is home to several impressive art galleries. Of these, my favorite was art-glass gallery Bullseye Projects.

The Louvre Comes to the Persian Gulf

Musée du Louvre Abu Dhabi opens November 11. The intergovernmental project is intended to be a universal museum.

The Best of Caravaggio in Rome

Italian Renaissance painters tend to go in and out of fashion. Caravaggio was forgotten after his death, but today his reputation seems to be at its zenith.

Lascaux and the Cave Drawings of France

One of the great treasures of southwestern France is its collection of caves decorated with prehistoric paintings and etchings.

A Stay on Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi

Saadiyat Island joins Abu Dhabi by a bridge. While the St. Regis Saadiyat Island proved disappointing, I still recommend the Park Hyatt there.

The Art Galleries of Mendocino County

Given the inspiring scenery, it is unsurprising that artists have flocked to Northern California. We found several galleries in Mendocino County.

6 Essential Photo Galleries in New York City

From Pace/MacGill to Howard Greenberg, New York is a paradise for photography collectors year-round. These six galleries are proof.

The Museums of the Bygdøy Peninsula

The museums of the Bygdøy peninsula constitute one of the city’s main attractions and are easily reached via a regular ferry service from Oslo.

Favorite Museums & Art Galleries 2017

Looking back at a year in travel, these were Mr. Harper's favorite museums and art galleries around the world.

Notable Vancouver Museums

In addition to its dramatic natural setting and superb selection of restaurants, Vancouver has a handful of world-class museums.

Vancouver Art Galleries

Gastown, Vancouver's oldest quarter, is among the city’s most charming, with a concentration of upscale galleries focusing on top-quality First Nations art.

The New Harvard Art Museums

In late 2014, three of Harvard’s notable museums were brought together in a beautiful new facility designed by Renzo Piano.

Contemporary Art in Burgundy

Burgundy has much to recommend it, but its contemporary art scene is hardly world-renowned.

The Revitalized Museum of Modern Art

SFMOMA features a fresh, cutting-edge design and houses a vast collection of creative contemporary works in all mediums.

The Burgeoning Miami Art Scene

Sometimes a single building can transform the image of a city. The debut of the Faena Forum is the latest stage of this developing trend in the Miami art scene.

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