14 Art Centres in United States that you should visit - With photos & details

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14 Art Centres to explore in United States

Third largest and third most populous country in the world. Size-wise, it is almost as large as the continent of Europe.

African American Museum of Dallas3536 Grand Ave, Dallas, TX 75210, USA

An old art museum that was founded in 1974, which was the only one of its kind in the Southwestern United States devoted to the preservation and display of African American artistic, cultural and historical materials.  It also has the largest African American folk art collection in the US.

Atlanta Contemporary Art Center535 Means St NW, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA

Atlanta Contemporary is a nonprofit, non-collecting institution located in the West Midtown district of Atlanta. It is dedicated to the creation, presentation, and advancement of contemporary art by emerging and established artists.

Autry Museum of the American WestGriffith Park, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA

Dedicated to exploring an inclusive history of the American West. The museum presents a wide range of exhibitions and public programs, including lectures, film, theater, festivals, family events, and music, and performs scholarship, research, and educational outreach.

Center For Puppetry Arts1404 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA

The Center for Puppetry Arts, located in Atlanta, is the United States' largest organization dedicated to the art form of puppetry. The center focuses on three areas: performance, education and museum. It is one of the few puppet museums in the world. The center is located in Midtown, the city's arts district. It was founded in 1978 by Vincent Anthony.

Hammer Museum10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA

An art museum and cultural center known for its artist-centric and progressive array of exhibitions and public programs. Particularly important among the museum's critically acclaimed exhibitions are presentations of both historically over-looked and emerging contemporary artists.

Mesa Arts Center1 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201, USA

The Mesa Arts Center is a performing and visual arts complex in downtown Mesa, Arizona. At more than 210,000 square feet square feet, the $95 million facility, completed in 2005, is the largest comprehensive arts campus in the state which encompasses four performance venues

Morton Theatre195 W Washington St, Athens, GA 30601, USA

The Morton Theatre, located in downtown Athens, Georgia at 195 West Washington Street, is one of the first vaudeville theatres in the United States uniquely built, owned, and operated by an African-American businessman: Monroe Morton. The Theatre currently operates as a rental facility that hosts a wide range of dramatic, musical, and dance performances as well as special events.

Museum of Arts and Sciences4182 Forsyth Rd, Macon, GA 31210, USA

The Museum of Arts and Sciences is a cultural and educational hub for art aficionados, science fans, astronomers, and nature lovers.

Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301, USA

Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden is the result of more than three decades of restoration to convert the first home for retired sailors in the United States to a regional arts center.

The Woodruff Arts Center1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA

Woodruff Arts Center is a visual and performing arts center located in Atlanta, Georgia. The center houses three not-for-profit arts divisions on one campus. Opened in 1968, the Woodruff Arts Center is home to the Alliance Theatre, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and the High Museum of Art.

UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures801 E César E. Chávez Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA

This University of Texas San Antonio museum is devoted to the preservation and progression of Texas culture through science, education, and history.

Walt Disney Concert Hall111 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA

Fourth hall of the Los Angeles Music Center designed by Frank Gehry. Home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestra and the Los Angeles Master Chorale. A tribute to Walt Disney's devotion to the arts and to the city.

Watts Towers Arts Center1727 E 107th St, Los Angeles, CA 90002, USA

A collection of 17 interconnected sculptural towers, architectural structures, and individual sculptural features and mosaics within the site of the artist's original residential property. The entire site of towers, structures, sculptures, pavement and walls were designed and built solely by Sabato ("Simon") Rodia (1879–1965), an Italian immigrant construction worker and tile mason, over a period of 33 years from 1921 to 1954.

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts1551 Trap Rd, Vienna, VA 22182, USA

This is a performing arts center located on 117 acres of national parkland in unincorporated Fairfax County. The Foundation presents performances in the Filene Center from May through September and at The Barns at Wolf Trap year-round. The latter venue is adjacent to but outside the park proper. In addition, the Foundation operates the Wolf Trap Opera Company, a resident company for young opera singers.