ARIZONA

Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation
Taliesin West is the international headquarters for the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, the site of the Frank Lloyd Wright Archives, and the winter campus for the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture. The complex of buildings included residential spaces, theaters, a shop, and an architectural studio and drafting room. Scottsdale, AZ.

    CALIFORNIA—LOS ANGELES

Architecture and Design Museum
Dedicated to promoting and exploring the world of architecture and related arts. Holds lectures, exhibitions, tours and workshops in a variety of venues that will open your mind and eyes to the art and possibilities of architecture. West Hollywood, CA.

J. Paul Getty Museum
The museum collects and exhibits Greek and Roman antiquities, European paintings, drawings, manuscripts, sculpture, decorative arts, and photographs and offers a range of special exhibitions and educational programs. Los Angeles, CA.
Los Angeles Conservancy
Largest membership-based local historic preservation organization in the country. Dedicated to the recognition, preservation, and revitalization of the architectural and cultural heritage of greater Los Angeles. Offers a variety of walking tours. Los Angeles, CA.
Los Angeles Conservancy—Modern Committee
Focus is 20th century architecture and related fields that reflect the heritage of Modernism and popular culture by planning tours, exhibitions, and lectures; researches and nominates buildings for landmark designation; and serves as an advocate for Modern design. Los Angeles, CA.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
Premier visual arts museum in the Western United States. Its holdings include more than 110,000 works spanning the history of art from ancient times to the present. Los Angeles, CA.
MAK Center—Los Angeles
Offers a year-round schedule of exhibitions, symposia, lectures, performances, workshops, and publications and hosts a residency program for visiting artists and architects. Joins the Friends of the Schindler House in their mission to preserve, promote, and make publicly accessible the Schindler House. Los Angeles, CA.

Museum of California Design (MOCAD)
Dedicated to honoring California's unique contributions to commercial design and to furthering our understanding of how design affects the way we live. It achieves these goals through innovative traveling exhibitions and educational outreach. Los Angeles, CA.

Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)
The only museum in L.A. devoted exclusively to contemporary art. Collects, exhibits, and interprets art created since 1940 in all media and preserves it for the future. At three unique facilities: MOCA at California Plaza, at The Geffen Contemporary, and at the Pacific Design Center. Los Angeles, CA.

Norton Simon Museum
Displays one of the world's finest private collections of European, American and Asian art. A rich schedule of special exhibitions from the permanent collection, lectures and events enhance this unique museum experience. Pasadena, CA.
    CALIFORNIA—SAN FRANCISCO
Asian Art Museum, the
Nearly 10,000 works from the Asian Art collection of Avery Brundage, millionaire and champion of the international Olympic movement. Jade, textiles, paintings, bronzes, sculptures, ceramics, and decorative objects are displayed. San Francisco, CA.
M.H. de Young Memorial Museum
Extensive American Art collection that is enhanced by its John D. Rockefeller III donation. Seventeenth and eighteenth century Italian works, decorative arts, and traditional arts of the Americas, Oceania and Africa. San Francisco, CA.
San Francisco Architectural Heritage
Offers lectures, workshops, seminars and architectural walking tours to help discover the diverse and wondrous man-made features of the City. Also publishes and promotes Splendid Survivors, the definitive work on architecturally significant buildings in the downtown area. San Francisco, CA.
San Francisco Museum of Art (SFMOMA)
Extensive collection of twentieth-century art, with a permanent collection of art, sculpture, furniture, and photographs that are displayed on an on-going basis along with changing special exhibits. San Francisco, CA.
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Presents exciting local artists in context with their national and international peers and provides the Bay Area with an eclectic and wide-ranging slate of exciting exhibitions, performances, films and educational programs. San Francisco, CA.
    DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
City Museum, the
Facilitates information to discover a vibrant community where North and South, local and federal, urban and suburban, national and international, native and newcomer meet, with self-guided tours. Washington, DC.
Design House
Heightens public awareness of the design process, raises the visibility of high-end home furnishings, and promotes and increases design education through tours, regularly scheduled consumer seminars and special events. Washington, DC.
National Building Museum
Dedicated to exploring and celebrating architecture, design, engineering, construction, and urban planning. A vital forum for exchanging ideas and information about such topical issues as managing suburban growth, preserving landmarks and communities, and revitalizing urban centers. Washington, DC.
National Gallery of Art
The National Gallery of Art was created in 1937 for the people of the United States of America by a joint resolution of Congress, accepting the gift of financier and art collector Andrew W. Mellon.
Octagon Museum, the
The Octagon is the museum of the American Architectural Foundation. It is the oldest museum in the United States dedicated to architecture and design, and enables the AAF to increase public awareness of the power of architecture and its influence on the quality of our lives. Washington, DC.
Smithsonian Institution
The Smithsonian Institution is comprised of sixteen public museums and the National Zoo. Its core mission?"the increase and diffusion of knowledge"?is also accomplished through extensive public outreach and education programs, as well as the diverse study and field work of Smithsonian scientists at its seven research centers around the globe.  Washington, DC.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial serves as a testament to the sacrifice of American military personnel during one of this nation's least popular wars. The purpose of this memorial is to separate the issue of the sacrifices of the veterans from the U.S. policy in the war, thereby creating a venue for reconciliation. Washington, DC.
    FLORIDA
Flagler Museum
Flagler Museum, also known as Whitehall, is a National Historic Landmark and is open to the public. The Museum has been featured in many television programs and magazine articles nationwide, as one of America's great Gilded Age Estates. Palm Beach, FL.
Norton Museum of Art
Widely known for its distinguished permanent collections of European, American, and Contemporary art, Photography, and Chinese art. Particularly strong in ancient bronzes, jades and ceramics. West Palm Beach, FL.
    GEORGIA
Atlanta Contemporary Art Center (the contemporary)
A multidisciplinary arts center that contributes to the arts scene of Atlanta by making the work of local, regional, national, and international artists available to the Greater Atlanta community. Atlanta, GA
High Museum of Art
The High Museum of Art is the leading art museum in the Southeastern United States. The collections include African art, American art, decorative arts, European art, folk art, modern and contemporary art, and photography. Atlanta, GA
Museum of Contemporary Art—Georgia (MOCA-GA)
Collects, documents and archives significant works of contemporary visual art by Georgia artists in a variety of mediums—paintings, prints, sculpture, photography, and installation pieces. Atlanta, GA
   

ILLINOIS

Art Institute of Chicago, the
One of the world's leading museums. Forty centuries of human creativity, from ancient Chinese bronzes to the latest work by today's artists. On display are paintings, sculptures, prints and drawings, photographs. Art of Asian, Africa, Oceania and the Americas: textiles, decorative arts and architecture. Chicago, IL.
Chicago Architecture Foundation
Dedicated to advancing public interest and education in architecture and design. Offers a comprehensive program of tours, lectures, exhibitions and educations programs. Chicago, IL.
Chicago Athenaeum, the: Museum of Architecture + Design
An International Museum of Architecture and Design, appropriately based in the world's first city of modern architecture and design. Seeks the advancement of public education about the value of Good Design —from the "spoon to the city"— and how design can positively impact the human environment. Chicago, IL.
Clarke House Museum
Chicago's oldest house. Tours of this 1836 Greek Revival style house reveal what life was like for a middle class family in Chicago, when the city was in its formative years before the Civil War. Chicago, IL.
Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust
Offers daily guided architectural tours of The Robie House in Hyde Park, The Frank Lloyd Wright Home, and studio in Oak Park along with special educational programs for youth and adults. Oak Park, IL.
Glessner House Museum
National Historic Landmark. The museum programming examines the architecture, art, history and culture of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries through lectures, discussions, performance events and exhibits. Chicago, IL.
Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)
Presents the finest, most thought-provoking artworks created since 1945. Special exhibitions highlight today's most innovative and exciting artists. Chicago, IL.
Robie House
Features 174 exquisite art glass windows and doors. Tours offered daily, as well as public programs and special events—all of which focus on Wright's legendary creativity. Chicago, IL.
    MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Foundation for Architecture
Supports public education programs in Massachusetts related to the built environment with film and video productions, community-based programs, exhibitions and tours, in-school educational programs, research projects, conferences, lectures, symposiums and other community activities. Boston, MA.

Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS-MOCA)
Encourages dynamic interchange between making and presenting art, and between the visual and performing arts. Fosters and presents exciting new work of the highest quality in all media – and in all phases of its production. North Adams, MA.

Museum of Bad Art (MOBA)
A community-based, private institution dedicated to the collection, preservation, exhibition and celebration of bad art in all its forms and in all its glory. Boston, MA.

    MISSOURI
Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, the
The Contemporary is dedicated to exhibiting the visual arts and artists of our time, and to producing nationally recognized education programs. As a non-collecting institution, the Museum focuses it efforts on showing six to eight exhibitions a year, featuring local, national and international, well-known and newly established artists from diverse backgrounds, working in all types of media. St. Louis, MO.
Pulitzer, the
The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts is a unique resource for contemplation, enjoyment and study which, through art, its building, its programs and collaboration with other arts institutions, seeks to foster a deeper understanding and appreciation of the art in the context of architecture. St. Louis, MO.
    NEW YORK
Architectural League, the
Focused on the understanding and development of the aesthetic, cultural, and social concerns of the architectural discipline. Through its exhibitions, competitions, design studies, publications, and public programs, the League has a national and international impact. Brooklyn, NY.
Brooklyn Museum of Art (BMA)
Maintains one of the finest collections of Egyptian art in the world, as well as extensive collections of Classical, and Ancient Middle Eastern Art, Arts of Africa, the Pacific, and the Americas, Decorative Arts, Costumes and Textiles, drawings + photographs. Brooklyn, NY.
Dia Art Foundation
Dia Art Foundation is a nonprofit institution that plays a vital role among visual arts organizations nationally and internationally by initiating, supporting, presenting, and preserving art projects, and by serving as a locus for interdisciplinary art and criticism.  Dia maintains museums and long-term, site-specific projects in the western United States, in New York City, and on Long Island.
Guggenheim Museum
Permanent collection and temporary exhibitions at all locations: Manhattan, Bilbao, Venice, Berlin and Las Vegas. The New York collection is also accessible on-line representing 169 artists. New York City, NY.

Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum
Dedicated to maintaining and promoting the artistic legacy of sculptor Isamu Noguchi. Manages an extensive collection of Noguchi sculpture, models, furniture and drawings; maintains records of the work of Isamu Noguchi and an archive of correspondence, manuscripts and photographs. Long Island City, NY.

Max Protetch Gallery I + II
With its beginnings in Minimal and Conceptual art, and a base in Pop art with a strong interest in architecture through the 70s and 80s, the Gallery has taken a pioneering role in contemporary Chinese art, and represents painters Fang Lijun and Zhang Xiaogang. New York City, NY.
Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET)
One of the world's largest and finest art museums. Its collections include more than two million works of art spanning 5,000 years of world culture, from prehistory to the present and from every part of the globe. New York City, NY.
Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
Seeks to create a dialogue between the established and the experimental, the past and the present, in an environment that is responsive to the issues of modern and contemporary art, while being accessible to a public that ranges from scholars to young children. Queens + New York City, NY.
Museum of Reconstructions
Digital Museum is a non-profit arts organization creating electronic art exhibitions in collaboration with existing universities and museums. Uses computer-modeling technology to develop accurate and complete reconstructions of buildings, artworks, artifacts, and sites. Brooklyn, NY.
Whitney Museum of American Art
One of the world's foremost collections of twentieth-century American art. The Permanent Collection of some 12,000 works encompasses paintings, sculptures, multimedia installations, drawings, prints, and photographs. New York City, NY.
    OHIO
Cleveland Museum of Art, the (CMA)
Holdings of Western art begin with ancient Near East, Egypt, Rome and Greece, and progress through medieval and Renaissance Europe, 18th- and 19th-century European and American art, Impressionism, and Modernism, concluding with works from our time. Cleveland, OH
Contemporary Arts Center
Committed to programming that reflects "the art of the last five minutes," and to showcasing art and artists that are relevant to diverse audiences and that contribute to the overall well-being of our society. Cincinnati, OH
Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland
Reinvents the art experience and interprets culture through contemporary visual art. Connects the visitors to the dynamic art and ideas of our times. As a gathering place for experiencing contemporary art and culture, pushes the boundaries of innovation, creativity and expression. Cleveland, OH
    PENNSYLVANIA
Carnegie Museum of Art
Museum collection consisting of the "Old Masters of tomorrow." Offers a distinguished collection of contemporary art that includes film and video works. Pittsburgh, PA.
Design Center, at Philadelphia University
Investigates the uses, effects and meanings of design in our everyday lives and seeks to foster meaningful dialogues concerning the impact of design on our community, our health and welfare. Philadelphia, PA.
Fallingwater Museum, Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
The collections are comprised of more than 950 works of art including prints, paintings, sculpture, furniture, ceramics, art glass, and miscellaneous household objects. Of particular significance in the collection are the 169 pieces of original walnut furniture, custom designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for Fallingwater. Mill Run, PA.
Heinz Architectural Center
Adjacent to the Carnegie Museum and dedicated to the collection, study, and exhibition of architectural drawings and models. The Hall of Architecture on site opened in 1907 and contains the largest collection of plaster casts of architectural masterpieces in America. Pittsburgh, PA.
House on Kentuck Knob
An example of a high-end Usonian home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in the last decade of his career. Nestled high in the western Pennsylvania mountains seven miles south of Fallingwater. A sculpture garden with over 35 major works in included.
Philadelphia Museum of Art, the
Seeks to preserve, enhance, interpret, and extend the reach of its great collections in particular, and the visual arts in general, to an increasing and increasingly diverse audience as a source of delight, illumination, and lifelong learning. Philadelphia, PA.
Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks, the
Preserves the heritage by restoring, furnishing, and presenting to the public these distinguished house museums. The Society was founded in 1931 by Frances Anne Wister to save the historic Samuel Powel House from demolition. Philadelphia, PA.
    TEXAS
Art Pace, a Foundation for Contemporary Art
An advocate for contemporary art and a catalyst for the creation of significant art projects. Nurturing emerging and established artists. Provides opportunities for inspiration, experimentation and education. Supports the evolution of new ideas in contemporary art and cultivates diverse audiences. San Antonio, TX.
Edward Steves Homestead
Mansion built in 1876 and was probably designed by Alfred Giles, prominent San Antonio architect. House is made of ashlar limestone structure with a concave mansard roof featuring decorative iron cresting and exhibits characteristic of the French Second Empire and the Italian Villa styles. San Antonio, TX
El Paso Museum of Art
Houses a permanent collection of 5,000 works of art, including the Samuel H. Kress Collection of European art from the 13th-18th centuries, American art from the 19th-20th centuries, Mexican colonial art from the 18th-19th centuries and contemporary art from the Southwestern US and Mexico. El Paso, TX.
Kimbell Art Museum
The Kimbell Art Museum is dedicated to the education, increased enjoyment, and cultural enrichment of the public through the display and interpretation of works of art. Our knowledge and understanding of the heritage of civilization is largely dependent upon the continued survival of the kinds of art objects contained in this museum. Fort Worth, TX.
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
The Modern maintains one of the foremost collections of postwar art in the central United States. The Museum's permanent collection consists of approximately 2,600 works of art, including paintings, sculpture, site-specific installations, drawings, prints, photographs and videotapes/discs. Fort Worth, TX.
    WASHINGTON
Bellevue Art Museum (BAM)
Presents contemporary visual art of the Pacific Northwest, the nation and the world. Designed by world-renowned architect Steven Holl, the three-story, 36,000 square foot structure combines elements of a traditional art museum with a school, art studio, and community center. Bellevue, WA
Experience Music Project
Celebrates the innovation, creativity and rebelliousness of American popular music, particularly rock 'n' roll. The interactive museum is designed to be far more than a repository for EMP's more than 80,000 artifacts, including what is reportedly the world's largest collection of Hendrix memorabilia. Seattle, WA.
Museum of Glass: International Center for Contemporary Art
Designed by internationally renowned architect Arthur Erickson, the distinctive profile of the Museum of Glass is an immediately identifiable cultural landmark for the Pacific Northwest region. The Hot Shop, or working glassblowing studio, is open during Museum operating hours. Tacoma, WA.
Seattle Art Museum
23,000 objects, representing a wide range of art from ancient Egyptian reliefs to contemporary American installations using photography and video: Asian, African, Northwest Coast Native American, modern art, and European painting and decorative arts. Their range and depth are unmatched in the region. Seattle, WA
    VIRGINIA
Monticello, Thomas Jefferson Foundation
The Thomas Jefferson Foundation (formerly the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation) owns and operates Monticello, the mountaintop home of Thomas Jefferson and the only home in America on the elite World Heritage List of the United Nations. Charlottesville , VA.
    WISCONSIN
Taliesin, Taliesin Preservation
In partnership with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, Taliesin Preservation Incorporated (TPI) works to preserve Taliesin as an eminent example of the vision of Frank Lloyd Wright and to educate the public about the history and importance of Taliesin and Wright. Spring Green, WI
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