3 Art Exhibits Perfect For a Fall or Winter Getaway
Who says vacations and getaways are always part of the Summer routine? What better excuse to visit a new, or your old favorite, metropolis than the rare opportunity to indulge your love of art? Add a little creativity and make it a group experience with your besties, and you might even want to arrange your own Air Charter Service to make it an extraordinary and memorable excursion. From coast to coast, here’s three of our favorite exhibitions worth putting on your radar.
Philadelphia: Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism
There’s always a ton of choices of things to experience in Philly. But this one will only be around until January 8. The Paint the Revolution exhibition tells the story of Mexican political evolution with a range of images, from masterpieces by Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Frida Kahlo, and Rufino Tamayo to transfixing works by their contemporaries Dr. Atl, María Izquierdo, Roberto Montenegro, Carlos Mérida, Manuel Álvarez Bravo, and many others.
Where: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Dorrance Special Exhibition Galleries
Denver: Glory of Venice
Open until February 12, 2017, Glory of Venice features about 50 significant works, and provides visitors with a rare opportunity to experience 19 artworks from Venice’s Gallerie dell’Accademia, which houses one of the greatest collections of Venetian Renaissance art in the world. Additional masterworks on view include paintingson loan from the Scuola Grande di San Rocco in Venice, and the Fondazione Magnani Rocca in Parma, Italy, as well as signature paintings in the DAM’s collection.
Where: Denver Art Museum, Hamilton Building
Las Vegas: Town And Country: From Degas To Picasso
And you thought Las Vegas was all about partying? Not so! Lurking behind all that glitz and glam are a wide assortment of culturally rich attractions. But unlike your partying misadventures, this art exhibit isn’t staying in Las Vegas. Available for your pleasure only until February 20, 2017, and organized in partnership with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, this exhibition brings together European and American paintings that showcase how images of urban and rural life changed in relation to the Industrial Revolution. Featuring works by van Gogh, Monet, Renoir, Toulouse-Lautrec and others.
Where: Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art. at the Bellagio Resort
Do those pique your imagination and interest but you’d like even more enticement? Take a look at the Guide to the Best Art Exhibitions and Auctions in North America. It’ll give you additional options to get away from the doldrums of Winter or the madness of the holiday season.