Art Across America

Art Across America

A Comprehensive Guide to American Art Museums and Exhibition Galleries

Book - 2000
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Baker & Taylor
"This friendly, affordable guide to some 1,700 museums with art collections is a perfect resource to hand the art lover who wants to know what museums and other public exhibition spaces to visit in an area. Entries are arranged by state and city, and include basic information about fees, hours, activities, Web sites, and a description of the collections, facilities, a bit of history, and any special points of interest. Handy maps showing museum locations introduce each state section, and inviting photographs accompany most entries."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2002.

Book News
Museum buffs, art lovers, and travelers will find this handy state-by-state guide to US museums a useful resource. Within a minimum of space, the editors provide the salient facts to 1680 museums and galleries throughout the US. Maps of the state open each section (there are also five metropolitan maps), and each section is organized alphabetically by city. The address, telephone number, hours, entry fees, number of visitors annually, director's name, year established, ADA compliance, parking, facilities, activities, and publications are provided for each entry, followed by a brief description of the holdings. Some 780 b&w photos are included. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Monkton, Md. : Friar's Lantern, 2000
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780966714418
Characteristics: 898 p. : ill. ; 26 cm


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