The Number Seventy-Two (The No March) 1972 Marble Sculpture by Louise Bourgeois, Storm King Art Center, New York.

Itinerary: Hudson River Valley Contemporary Art

The arts scene is alive and well in the Hudson River Valley. Artists-in-residence can arrange long-term retreats, while the public gets to experience the results of their creativity. Several premier museums, galleries, and outdoor sculpture parks can anchor a multiday tour of the region. This tour starts in the Capital District and makes its way to the Lower Hudson Valley.

One of Diego Rivera’s most entertaining works is housed in the Museo Mural Diego Rivera, a small museum dedicated entirely to that piece.

Public Murals in Mexico City

Murals abound in Mexio City, many of them painted by masters of the medium such as Diego Rivera. If you’d like to see the best of the best, make sure you visit these marvels on your next visit to Mexico City.

Apache Crown Dancers performing at the 92nd Inter-Tribal Ceremonial in Gallup,NM.

Native American New Mexico, Ancient and Modern

Even if you’re visiting only a small area on your trip, there’s a lot of American Indian history to see in and around each place in New Mexico—but definitely try to schedule a visit around a dance ceremony at a pueblo, as this will give you the most memorable impression of the living culture.

Mural of an African-American man in a white coat and ball cap painted on the side of a three-story building.

Philadelphia: A City of Murals

Philadelphia boasts more than 3,000 murals—more than any other city in the entire world. Learn more about the success of the Mural Arts Program and the various tours available to enjoy Philly’s murals.

A woman standing contemplating a mural-sized black and white ink-style drawing.

Downtown Cleveland Art Galleries

With a wide range of exhibits to choose from, this guide to Cleveland’s downtown art galleries will help you plan an outing to explore the city’s thriving visual arts scene.