U.S. art galleries, art museums and organizations

A reference list of U.S. art museums, art galleries, arts organizations and events


Oklahoma *

Oklahoma City Museum Of Art

Oklahoma Art Guild – Oklahoma artists
The Oklahoma Art Guild (OAG) is a non-profit organization founded in 1954, with the objective of creating, promoting and developing all forms of the visual arts.

Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition
Supports visual artists living and working in the state and promotes public interest and understanding of the arts.

Oklahoma Art Galleries Guide

The Paseo Arts District
The Historic Paseo Arts District, located at 28th & North Walker to 30th & North Dewey is the oldest Arts District Community in Oklahoma City. The Paseo is now home to 25 galleries.

Ohio *

Ohio art museums, galleries, art centers and organizations.

National Afro American Museum and Cultural Center

Butler Institute of American Art

Cincinnati Art Museum
The Cincinnati Art Museum features an art collection of more than 60000 works spanning 6000 years. 953 Eden Park Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Cincinnati Contemporary Art Center (CAC)
The Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) is one of the first contemporary art institutions in the United States. The CAC is a non-collecting museum that focuses on new developments in painting, sculpture, photography, architecture, performance art and new media. 44 E. 6th Street Cincinnati,

Kent State University Museum

Taft Museum of Art
316 Pike Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Toledo Museum of Art


Orange County Museum of Art

Oregon *

Portland Art Museum
The oldest art museum in the Pacific Northwest houses a permanent collections of European and American art as well as a fine collection of English silver.

The Art Institute of Portland


Orlando Museum of Art, Florida
The Orlando Museum of Art is an educational institution whose mission is to enrich the cultural life of Florida by providing excellence in the visual arts.


Palm Beach *

Palm Beach ArtsPaper
News and reviews from the arts in and around Palm Beach County.

Pennsylvania Academy-Fine Arts
Special exhibitions of international art are featured annually as well as exhibits of the Academy’s collections.

Philadelphia *

Philadelphia Art Alliance 
Multidisciplinary exhibition space for the visual, literary and performing arts.

The Philadelphia Art & Design Network/Resource.

Philadelphia art schools and art colleges. 

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Philadelphia city internet portal.

Please Touch Museum

Samual S. Fleisher Art Memorial

Mummers Museum

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Special exhibitions of international art are featured annually as well as exhibits of the Academy’s collections.

Woodmere Art Museum

Art galleries in Philadelphia, a guide from Art Collecting.

Phoenix Art Museum 

Pittsburgh *

Mattress Factory Museum
The Mattress Factory is a museum of contemporary art that presents art you can get into – room-sized environments, created by in-residence artists.

Pittsburgh Events
Find and share the latest exciting events in Pittsburgh: the Pittsburgh events website that allows the local community to interact with event organizers.

Portland Art Museum, Oregon

Pre-War American painting. 
The Web Museum


Resource Library Magazine
American magazine for representational art.

Rochester *

Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester

The Department of Art and Art History, University of Rochester.

Rochester Art Club

Rochester Art Center

Rochester Art Walk

Rockwell, Norman. Norman Rockwell Art,
a site dedicated to all things Rockwell. The site contains material from his early Saturday Evening Post covers, advertisements, book illustrations and Boy Scout illustrations to his more recent work where he tackled complex social issues.


San Francisco *

See: San Francisco art museums and galleries, a guide.

Arts calender and events guide.

Seattle *

Art Guide North West
The most comprehensive online guide to Seattle art and the Pacific Northwest art scene. Links to hundreds of galleries, museums, antiques galleries.

Museums, galleries and organizations.
Official City guide.

Center of Contemporary Art. COCA

Frye Art Museum

Visit Seattle
A guide to places and events in Seattle.

Museum of History and Industry

Seattle Theater Listings

Broadway Seattle: musicals, plays and theatre shows. 

Seattle Art Museum
SAM has been the center for world-class visual arts in the Pacific Northwest since 1933. Their collections include Asian, African, Ancient American, Ancient Mediterranean, Islamic, European, Oceanic, Asian, American, modern and contemporary art, and decorative arts and design.

Seattle Asian Art Museum


Sister Wendy’s American Collection, the TV programme.

Smithsonian American Art Museum
Treasures of American arts and crafts, with browsable collections and exhibits.

Smithsonian Institution Archives of American Art
The world’s largest resource dedicated to collecting and preserving the papers and primary records of the visual arts in America.


Tennessee *

Frist Center for the Visual Arts

Hunter Museum of American Art

Knoxville Museum of Art

Metro Nashville Arts Commission

Tennessee art museums, art galleries, art centers.

Tennessee Arts Commission

Texas *

Amon Carter Museum

Arlington Museum of Art

Austin Museum of Art

The Chianti Foundation

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

Dallas Museum of Art

The Harry Ransom Center
The Harry Ransom Center advances the study of the arts and humanities by acquiring, preserving, and making accessible original cultural materials. With extensive collections of rare books, manuscripts, photography, film, art, and the performing arts, the Center supports research through symposia and fellowships and provides education and enrichment for scholars, students, and the public through exhibitions and programs.

Kimbell Art Museum
The Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth  hosts an art collection as well as traveling art exhibitions, educational programs and an extensive research library. The European collection is the most extensive in the museum and includes Michelangelo’s first known painting. It also includes works by Duccio, Fra Angelico, Mantegna, El Greco, Carracci, Caravaggio, Rubens, Guercino, La Tour, Poussin, Velázquez, Rembrandt, Boucher, Gainsborough, Vigée-Lebru, and other European masters.

Marfa is a tourist destination and a major center for Minimalist art. Attractions include Building 98, the Chinati Foundation, artisan shops, historical architecture, modern art installments, art galleries, and the Marfa lights.

McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas

The Menil Collection
The museum houses and exhibits the permanent collection of John and Dominique de Menil, including art from antiquity, the Byzantine world, tribal cultures, and modern and contemporary art.

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Phoenix Art Museum
Phoenix Art Museum presents festivals, live performances, independent art films and educational programs that enlighten, entertain and stimulate.

Art galleries

Art galleries in Phoenix, a ‘top ten’ guide.

A ‘top 1o’ guide to contemporary art galleries. from The Culture Trip

Texas Art Galleries and Texas Gallery Guide
Texas galleries that specialize in fine art. An art collecting resource and gallery guide for art collectors and artists.

A ‘top ten’ selection of galleries in Austin, Texas.

Whistle Pik Galleries

Wally Workman Gallery
Art gallery has been in business for 30 years in Austin.


Utah *

Utah art museums, galleries, organizations and centers.

Utah Museum of Fine Arts

Artists of Utah,
an alphabetical website directory.


Washington D.C. *

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Ionarts, an arts blog from Washington D.C.

National Gallery of Art

National Museum of African American History and Culture
The National Museum of African American History and Culture is a place where all Americans can learn about the richness and diversity of the African American experience.

National Museum of Women in the Arts

National Portrait Gallery

The Phillips Collection

Smithsonian American Art Museum


Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Wisconsin *

Wisconsin art museum and gallery guide.

Kenosha Public Museum
The Kenosha Public Museum is a natural sciences and fine and decorative arts museum. Established in 1933, the Museum’s collections have grown to over 70,000, including almost 1,000 works in the fine arts collection. Exhibit programming includes world cultures, Native Americans, zoology, geology, fossils, fine and decorative arts.

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art

Milwaukee Art Museum

Portal Wisconsin
A non-profit Web site created by the Wisconsin Cultural Coalition to support the state’s arts, culture, humanities and history.

WPS1 Art Radio