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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Los Angeles has become one of America's most important centers of contemporary art. Here we visit four notable museums with exciting collections.
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.
The Chicago Magic Lounge, a launderette turned stylish cocktail bar and theater, is a worthy stop in the Andersonville neighborhood.
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.
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.
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.
Andrew Harper takes a day trip to the craft village of San Juan de Oriente, Nicaragua, and explores the workshop of a true artisan.
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.
International art fairs are overwhelming. For those interested in smaller fairs that are more tightly focused on one artistic medium, try these events.
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 Pearl District is home to several impressive art galleries. Of these, my favorite was art-glass gallery Bullseye Projects.
Musée du Louvre Abu Dhabi opens November 11. The intergovernmental project is intended to be a universal museum.
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.
One of the great treasures of southwestern France is its collection of caves decorated with prehistoric paintings and etchings.
Saadiyat Island joins Abu Dhabi by a bridge. While the St. Regis Saadiyat Island proved disappointing, I still recommend the Park Hyatt there.
Given the inspiring scenery, it is unsurprising that artists have flocked to Northern California. We found several galleries in Mendocino County.
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 constitute one of the city’s main attractions and are easily reached via a regular ferry service from Oslo.
Looking back at a year in travel, these were Mr. Harper's favorite museums and art galleries around the world.
In addition to its dramatic natural setting and superb selection of restaurants, Vancouver has a handful of world-class museums.
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.
In late 2014, three of Harvard’s notable museums were brought together in a beautiful new facility designed by Renzo Piano.
Burgundy has much to recommend it, but its contemporary art scene is hardly world-renowned.
SFMOMA features a fresh, cutting-edge design and houses a vast collection of creative contemporary works in all mediums.
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.