The Walters Art Museum View Larger Map The Walters Art Museum is located in Baltimore’s historic Mount Vernon Cultural District at North Charles and Centre streets and is one of only a few museums worldwide to present a comprehensive history of art from the third millennium B.C. to the early 20th century. Among its thousands […]
Vitra Design Museum
The inception of Vitra Design Museum dates back to the early 1980s. With the aim of documenting the history of the Vitra company, Vitra chairman Rolf Fehlbaum began collecting the furniture of designers who had influenced the company’s development, such as Charles and Ray Eames, George Nelson, Alvar Aalto, and Jean Prouvé. As the collection grew, so did the desire for an architectural venue in which the objects could be displayed.
Dulwich Picture Gallery
Dulwich Picture Gallery is England’s first public art gallery: it was founded in 1811 when Sir Francis Bourgeois RA bequeathed his collection of old masters “for the inspection of the public”.
The Gallery’s mission is to encourage the enjoyment of the visual arts.