Delving Into Hawaiian History

Travelers more keen on history and culture than beaches and mai tais will find plenty of interest in Hawaii. Here are four fascinating sites to visit there.

11 Films That Inspire Travel

Until we're able to once again fly wherever we please, we're compelled to look for travel substitutes. Here are 11 films we think will transport you.

Málaga: A City of Museums

Several major museums have opened satellite galleries in Malaga, and the city has emerged as a destination for art lovers. Here are five not to miss.

A Perfect Day In ... Richmond, Virginia

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

Top 10 Modern and Contemporary Art Galleries in Prague

For the art lover, Prague should rank among the top of the world's must-visit destinations. Here are 10 museums and galleries rich with world-class art.

Best Art Galleries and Concept Stores in San Miguel

One of the great pleasures of visiting San Miguel de Allende is strolling between galleries and boutiques. The city has plenty of both. Here are the best.

6 Must-Visit Sites for Bernini Fans

Like Michelangelo, Bernini made an immense contribution to the fabric and artistic patrimony of Rome. Here six must-see places to view his dramatic works.

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.

'The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb': A Masterpiece Restored

“The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb” is considered a masterpiece of late medieval art. It is on display in Ghent’s St. Bavo’s Cathedral and worth viewing.

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.

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