2019 Best American Galleries And Museums

20 MINUTE VIDEO OF ALL 25 BEST GALLERIES + MUSEUMS FOR 2019
 
 
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The AAA board chooses only one gallery or museum per state per year. Selections are based on years established (some galleries with 60+, most with 20+), industry reputation, online buzz, location, size (often 20,000 to 60,000 sq ft), socially relevant exhibits, motivational and educational programs, represented artists as well as artist, client and visitor references….
 


 
EXPOSURES INTERNATIONAL GALLERY OF FINE ART
Rising like a gigantic mystical temple in Sedona, this 20,000 sf showplace displays the finest of every style from classical to contemporary. Serving private or commercial needs, offering small maquettes to monumental bronze and stone sculptures, original oil and acrylic otherworldly paintings, fine art jewelry, enchanting glass art… HIGHLIGHT HOLLYWOOD ARTICLE. MEDIUM ARTICLE.   ONE MINUTE VIDEO.

 
FORT SMITH REGIONAL ART MUSEUM
Originated in 1948 but fully re-branded in 2013. AWARDS: Preservation through Rehabilitation Award (2013), American Institute of Architects (AIA) Gulf State Region Merit Award (2014), and American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Gold Award… HIGHLIGHT HOLLYWOOD ARTICLE. MEDIUM ARTICLE. ONE MINUTE VIDEO.

 
History of six galleries between California and Nevada honed expertise to assist significant collections of fine art and enduring legacy. Their red-carpet events showcase today’s most celebrated artists—from young emerging masters to established international masters… HIGHLIGHT HOLLYWOOD ARTICLE. MEDIUM ARTICLE.  ONE MINUTE VIDEO.
Both the booming Denver gallery and owner/curator Steve Sonnen continue to be prominently featured in national and international art publications as well as appearing on numerous ‘Best Of’ lists. Lively spirited art, insightful exhibits, a Colorado vortex. HIGHLIGHT HOLLYWOOD ARTICLE. MEDIUM ARTICLE.   ONE MINUTE VIDEO.
 
4,000 square foot structure on the Windward side of Oahu, offering over 2,000 original art images by 75 best-selling artists. For 23 years, this heralded Kaneohe landmark has been a favorite of local artists and nearby residents as well as international designers and collectors.  HIGHLIGHT HOLLYWOOD ARTICLE. MEDIUM ARTICLE.  ONE MINUTE VIDEO.

 
TRICKSTER ART GALLERY
The only Native American owned and operated arts institution in Illinois. 10,000 sf facility exhibits contemporary Native art (post 1960s) and first-voice multi-cultural arts with themes of veterans and social justice. HIGHLIGHT HOLLYWOOD ARTICLE. MEDIUM ARTICLE. ONE MINUTE VIDEO.

 
Holds the most extensive Indiana art collection in the US, including paintings from the Hoosier Group and Brown County Art Colony. Specializing in major oils, over 100 artists are represented. Haan is a true find; a rare hospitable time-capsule cradling a precious past. HIGHLIGHT HOLLYWOOD ARTICLE. MEDIUM ARTICLE.  ONE MINUTE VIDEO.

 
Exceptional eye for contemporary masterpieces and represents 50 phenomenal Iowan artisans, procured work for museums, corporate collections, private collections and public art projects across the nation. Sets the standard for modern art in the Midwest. HIGHLIGHT HOLLYWOOD ARTICLE. MEDIUM ARTICLE.  ONE MINUTE VIDEO.

 
30 years specializing in European and American contemporary original paintings and sculpture. A world-renowned fine arts service record among collectors and represented artists. Recognized by Ingram’s as a “Top Gallery in Kansas City.” HIGHLIGHT HOLLYWOOD ARTICLE. MEDIUM ARTICLE.  ONE MINUTE VIDEO.

 
For 30 years an iconic African-American gallery. 11,000 sf. Three stories of stunning space and empowering art. Unmatched selection of artists, mediums, subject matters and genres. Premiere selection of original graphics and sculpture by renowned old master artists. HIGHLIGHT HOLLYWOOD ARTICLE. MEDIUM ARTICLE.  ONE MINUTE VIDEO.
 

 
NEWCOMB ART MUSEUM

Since 1886 acknowledging the contributions of women to the fields of art and design. Continually presenting innovative exhibitions and programs that engage communities, spark idea-exchange and instigate cross-disciplinary collaborations. HIGHLIGHT HOLLYWOOD ARTICLE. MEDIUM ARTICLE.   ONE MINUTE VIDEO.


 

For 40 years providing the best of marine art to the Mid-Atlantic collector community. Located at City Dock in Annapolis, they have an extensive collection of originals and limited edition prints of renowned artists John Stobart, John Barber, Willard Bond, Patrick O’Brien, Paul Landry, John Ruseau, and more.  HIGHLIGHT HOLLYWOOD ARTICLE. MEDIUM ARTICLE.ONE MINUTE VIDEO.


 
MODERN ARTIFACT

Buys and sells some of the world’s most collected and demanded fine art, antiques and memorabilia. Innovative. Headquartered in Minneapolis with clients all over the world. Daily relationships with many art dealers, collectors and top artists. HIGHLIGHT HOLLYWOOD ARTICLE. MEDIUM ARTICLE.  ONE MINUTE VIDEO.


HILLIARD GALLERY

45 years… one of the oldest and largest fine art galleries in Kansas City… voted by Kansas City Visitor Center as Best Gallery In Kansas City in 2012… voted by Kansas City Magazine as the Best Gallery In Kansas City 2014… HIGHLIGHT HOLLYWOOD ARTICLE. MEDIUM ARTICLE.  ONE MINUTE VIDEO.


 
20,000 sf facility dedicated to raising awareness, understanding and accessibility for a wide range of fine art by local, regional and international artists. Also offers insightful educational programs and cultural events. HIGHLIGHT HOLLYWOOD ARTICLE. MEDIUM ARTICLE.  ONE MINUTE VIDEO.

For 60 years, a family legacy serving the community with expert, innovative and personable staff. Features the finest 20th Century American and European art. HIGHLIGHT HOLLYWOOD ARTICLE. MEDIUM ARTICLE.   ONE MINUTE VIDEO.

 
On historic Canyon Road, an uplifting world of vibrant color as expressed in contemporary art. The richly sensuous visual experience is complemented by a warm, engaging and insightful staff. Passionate artists; energetic and tactile, elements of surprise and beauty. A special oasis to access pure emotions. HIGHLIGHT HOLLYWOOD ARTICLE.MEDIUM ARTICLE. ONE MINUTE VIDEO.

 
 
Mastered the Mid-western art business. Very prominent Cleveland gallery; a collector’s favorite for decades, offering paintings, sculptures and rare prints from both emerging and world-renown artists.  HIGHLIGHT HOLLYWOOD ARTICLE. MEDIUM ARTICLE.ONE MINUTE VIDEO.

 
In its 24th year. Oregon Coast’s premiere fine art gallery specializing in limited edition bronze sculpture and original paintings by more than thirty award-winning regional, national and international artists. Also provides education in sculpture and the in depth process of bronze casting. HIGHLIGHT HOLLYWOOD ARTICLE. MEDIUM ARTICLE.   ONE MINUTE VIDEO.

 
 
Located in the heart of downtown Charleston, Mary Martin Gallery is a gem of the city. Representing artists internationally in her two locations, Mary exhibits an eclectic mix of paintings and sculptures that appeal to collectors from all parts of the world. No matter if you own a large collection of art or only one painting Mary believes everyone should experience the joy of having their very own art collection. Museum quality art including bronze and stone sculptures, original oil and acrylic paintings, and extraordinary watercolors in a location named the number one tourist destination in America. HIGHLIGHT HOLLYWOOD ARTICLE. MEDIUM ARTICLE.   ONE MINUTE VIDEO.

 
Since 1970, for almost fifty years, this museum beautifully houses the artistic legacy of South Dakota in all its diversity. 7,000 objects in its collection include Harvey Dunn paintings, Native American art, Marghab Linens, and much more. HIGHLIGHT HOLLYWOOD ARTICLE. MEDIUM ARTICLE.  ONE MINUTE VIDEO.

     
Austin’s largest contemporary art gallery, featuring hundreds of emerging and established artists from around the world. With over 7,000 sf to explore, there’s something new to see on every visit. HIGHLIGHT HOLLYWOOD ARTICLE. MEDIUM ARTICLE.  ONE MINUTE VIDEO.


     
Premier Utah gallery for almost 40 years. Sells the work of some of the most highly regarded artists in the western United States. Stunning realism and impressionism. Experience and insight to guide serious art portfolios. Endless satisfied collectors. HIGHLIGHT HOLLYWOOD ARTICLE. MEDIUM ARTICLE.  ONE MINUTE VIDEO.
With 17 locations across the country, LIK Fine Art showcases some of Peter Lik’s most notable and award-winning photographic masterpieces. Peter has spent over 30 years pushing the boundaries of fine art. A self-taught pioneer in the field of landscape photography, Lik’s works make up four of the top 20 most expensive photographs ever sold, the highest selling for an astounding $6.5 million in 2014. HIGHLIGHT HOLLYWOOD ARTICLE COMING. MEDIUM ARTICLE COMING.  ONE MINUTE VIDEO.
Established 125 years ago with the intent to collect, preserve, present, promote and document West Virginia’s every aspect of history, culture, art, paleontology, archaeology, and geology representing all its people and industries. HIGHLIGHT HOLLYWOOD ARTICLE. MEDIUM ARTICLE.   ONE MINUTE VIDEO.