As an Art major there are a lot of activities to take part in as you go about becoming an artist. There are many art galleries that you can visit. Whether you’re in downtown D.C. or walking down Rue Vieille du Temple in Paris, you can always find a seat at the galleria. Check out some of the famous art galleries around the world:
1. The National Gallery of Art- Washington D.C.
The National Gallery of Art main attraction is the House of Parliament by Claude Monet.
2. The Museum of Modern art- New York City
The Napoleon in the Wilderness (1941) by Max Ernst is one of many attractions at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC.
3.Musée de Louvre- Paris, France
The Mona Lisa is the main attraction at the Louvre in Paris, but there are other great paintings such as the Frenchman in Cyprus by Camille Enlart (1862-1927)
4. Palace Museum- Beijing, China
Main attraction at the Palace Museum is the Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains by Huang Gangwang (1269-1354)
5. Van Gogh Museum- Amsterdam, Netherlands
The main attraction is the self portrait of Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890), but there are other famous paintings such as the Roofs in Paris (1886) which was a portrait of the roofs in Paris while Van Gogh was visiting Paris.
Traveling around the world to see such art work is a great way to experience the different artists and the cultures of Art itself. You will become diverse in the art world and enjoy the paintings as much as the artist enjoyed painting them. And who knows, maybe one day your art will be featured in one of these art galleries. Bonjour!