Britain Celebrates 10 Years of Free Admission to Museums – Should America Follow Suit?

In celebration of 10 years of free entry to British museums, the Guardian invited Chris Smith, who was responsible for pushing for and end to charging for entry, to introduce…

Museum Visit | Des Moines Art Center

You can’t imagine my consternation when I arrived at the Des Moines Art Center only to find the museum closes at 4:00 p.m. on Fridays. I had, from that moment,…

Museum Visit | Philadephia Museum of Art

I’ve been lucky enough to hit a number of museums this last year, the Philadelphia Museum of Art has been high on my list. The museum didn’t disappoint. In terms…

Museum Visit | Metropolitan Museum of Art

It’s almost ridiculous that it has taken me this long to get to the Met, but none of my previous travels have ever actually taken me into Manhattan. On a…

Museum Visit | Cleveland Museum of Art

The Cleveland Museum of Art is undergoing major renovations as the museum expands both its exhibit space and its educational facilities. Unlike the Columbus Museum of Art, however, there is…

Museum Visit: Columbus Museum of Art

The Columbus Museum of Art is currently under construction but advertises that they remain open during the remodel (this according to their website, signs on the door, and the friendly…

Museum Visit | Cincinnati Art Museum

Let me begin by saying that my visit to the Cincinnati Art Museum was an unfairly brief one. I had less than an hour to spend in the museum which…

Museum Exhibition Review: Cezanne and American Modernism at the Phoenix Art Museum

Carrie and I recently spent a First Friday evening at the Phoenix Art Museum with their soon-to-end Cezanne and American Modernism exhibit. Let me say a couple of things right…