This indispensable reference provides art lovers with easy access to American museums. With more than 750 museum listings, organized by state and by city, it has proven its value as the most complete directory for travelers seeking the best in permanent and temporary art exhibitions across the United States. Designed for quick and easy reference, it is filled with practical information about each venue's location, hours, holiday closings, handicap accessibility, ticket prices, and website. At a glance, the reader can find out about tour times and special discounts for students or seniors or check whether parking, restaurants, and museum shops are part of the museum's facilities. In addition a concise description of each museum's permanent collection, which highlights "must-see" items, is part of each profile.
A calendar of temporary exhibitions is provided for each museum. With additional indexes of traveling exhibition itineraries, alphabetical listings of museums, and exhibitions featuring Acoustiguide audio tours, this book provides the most information on American museums.
Author Biography: Judith Swirsky is an independent curator. She is listed in Who's Who of American Women and has extensive experience in the museum world.