New Mexico's Pedernal Peak, seen from Ghost Ranch.

A Taste of Art History in Taos and Santa Fe

Santa Fe and Taos have long histories of fostering creative output, much of it inspired by the surrounding landscape. Art lovers need not spend all their time in museums (though there are some great ones). It can be just as rewarding to visit studios, talk with artists, and see how objects are made.

A stone etched with the words to Neruda's poem with a view of La Chascona across the street.

Sights in Santiago’s Providencia

Learn more about what to see in Santiago’s Providencia borough, including free open-air bus tours visiting the Museo Nacional Benjamín Vicuña Mackenna, Neruda’s La Chascona house in Barrio Bellavista, and the Parque Metropolitana.

Watercolor painting by Winslow Homer of Bermuda's coast.

The Birdsey Studio and Other Bermuda Artists

Scores of artists made their way to Bermuda in the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries, with many finding fresh energy to paint and draw. Learn about their time in Bermuda, their works, and contemporary painter Jo Birdsey-Linberg, daughter of painter Alfred Birdsey, whose studio remains open to the public.

A performer on stage at the Ong King Art Center in Honolulu.

The Arts in Honolulu’s Chinatown

With nearly 20 art galleries supporting and promoting local talent, Chinatown is the heart of Honolulu’s art scene. Here are a few unique locations to whet your creative appetite.

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.

A colorful woven basket by a Navajo artisan.

Shopping for Authentic Native American Art in Tucson

Despite being hundreds of miles from the Navajo and Hopi Reservations in northeastern Arizona, Tucson has long been known as a center for Native American arts. Here’s a primer on purchasing authentic arts and jewelry and supporting Native American artists.

The east pediment of the Parthenon in Nashville's Centennial Park.

The Parthenon in Nashville’s Centennial Park

Centennial Park’s life-size replica of the Greek Parthenon is a monument to the creativity and energy of the New South, and also to Nashville’s distinction as the Athens of the South. Read more about the history of Nashville’s Parthenon and reasons why you should go beyond admiring the exterior and step inside.

A set of dia de los muertos handicrafts on display.

Shopping in San José del Cabo’s Centro Historico

From souvenirs to collectible furnishings, you can find a little of everything along the streets of San José. And unlike in Cabo San Lucas, here you can browse at a leisurely pace without worrying about aggressive shop owners encouraging you to make a purchase.