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Art museums of all types around the world
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All cultures have art in some form. From ancient times we have found ways to preserve art for others to enjoy. Who knows when the first museum was established? Now these museums can be found in most countries in the world, from simple one-room museums to cultural treasures housing thousands of art objects worth a fortune.

All museums that primarily exhibit art of any type may be included in this category. They may be devoted to a particular medium such as painting, sculpture, photography or wood carving; they may be devoted to a particular genre such as oriental art or Egyptian art; they may be devoted to a particular artist. Many will be combine many types of art. Whatever the theme, they will find a place in this category. Additionally museums may be operated by a public entity such as a nation, state or city; or they may be affiliated with an academic institution, other organization, or may be privately owned. Again, they are all welcome in this category.

EXCLUSIONS:

Keep in mind that many other types of museums feature art of various types, but only museums whose primary identity is that of an art museum should be included here.

Also excluded are galleries that are of a primarily commercial in nature, that is featuring items for sale.

Temporary exhibits not in a permanent museum location should not be included here.

Instructions for Posting a Art Museums Waymark:
** Name: The name of the museum and its location should be included in the title. Generally this should be the city/town, state and/or country -- whatever is appropriate to its location.

The name of the museum and location in the title should be separated by a space dash space, as in this example:

Currier Museum of Art - Manchester, NH

1. Coordinates obtained from your personal GPS readings.
These should be taken from the main entrance to the museum If this is impossible for any reason, please state this in your description.

2. At least TWO original photographs -- a view showing the entire museum, or major portion thereof (this should be the default photo), and a close-up clearly showing a sign with the name of the museum. If there is no such sign, please state such and this requirement is waived, of course. GPSr photo is NOT required.

3. Narrative description -- Include as much information about this particular museum as you can, especially its unique features, history, etc. Rather than try to list every type of museum in the variables, include the details here -- the museum's theme, genre, type, specialty, etc. In other words, what type of art is on display here is what we're looking for. Waymarks with no description will be returned for resubmission.

SPECIAL NOTE: While the details outlined in our category description, and the requirements listed in the posting instructions, cover the MINIMUM elements and standards for all waymarks in this category, each waymark will also be evaluated by a volunteer reviewer for overall quality and appropriateness. If a reviewer deems that there are deficiencies in some aspect of the waymark, the waymark may be either declined or accepted with request for changes and/or additions in either content or format.

Each waymark will be evaluated on its own merits. We will endeavor to be reasonable and flexible while maintaining the quality standards for the category. If there is a disagreement, try to work it out with the evaluating officer, or appeal to the group leader, but we reserve the right to accept or decline a waymark based on our best judgement.

LANGUAGE NOTE: We recognize waymarking as a global hobby and welcome waymarks from all countries. Because of our international scope, we also acknowledge ENGLISH as our lingua franca. English will create the highest level of accessibility globally. All waymarks must have at least a short description in ENGLISH. We encourage bilingual and multilingual waymarks, but one of the languages must be English. We have volunteer translators to help.

Relying on software or internet based translators, such as Babylon and Google Translate, may NOT yield accurate translations that are intelligible. Use these only when there is no alternative. Although we do not expect grammatical perfection, a waymark may be declined if there the English language is not understandable.

Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
Post one photo of the museum that is a different view from the one on the page, and describe your visit. Add any additional information that you may have about this building. A GPSr photo is NOT required.
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Art MuseumsOtto Dill-Museum - Manfred-Vetter-Str. 8, Neustadt an der Weinstraße - RLP / Germany

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Largest Otto Dill collection includes the entire artistic spectrum of the painter.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 2/13/2017

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsCentre de Création Contemporaine Olivier Debré (Tours, Centre, France)

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[FR] Batiment du Centre de Création Contemporaine Olivier Debré à Tours inauguré en mars 2017 [EN] Building of the Center of Contemporary Creation Olivier Debré in Tours inaugurated in March 2017

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LeBourguignon

location: Centre, France

date approved: 2/10/2017

last visited: 2/14/2017

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Art MuseumsMusée Henri-Mathieu-Bruyères-Vosges-Lorraine,France

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Le Musée Henri-Mathieu est un musée vosgien situé dans l'ancienne synagogue de Bruyères. Henri Mathieu museum is a Museum of Vosges, in the old synagogue

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gemeloj

location: Lorraine, France

date approved: 1/8/2017

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsMuseum of Spanish Colonial Art - Santa Fe, NM

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The Museum of Spanish Colonial Art on Museum Hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: New Mexico

date approved: 12/29/2016

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsTaos Art Museum - Taos, NM

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The Taos Museum of Art in Taos, NM.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: New Mexico

date approved: 12/26/2016

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsHarwood Museum of Art - Taos, NM

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The Harwood Museum of Art.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: New Mexico

date approved: 12/26/2016

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsCentre d’Art la Malmaison - Cannes, France

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The Centre d’Art la Malmaison is located on Boulevard de La Croisette in Cannes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 12/23/2016

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsMusée de l'Annonciade - Saint-Tropez, France

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The old chapel Notre-Dame de l'Annonciade has been inaugurated as a museum (Musée de l'Annonciade) on August 7, 1955. It is located rue de l'Annonciade, Place Grammont in Saint-Tropez.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 12/19/2016

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsWoodstock Art Gallery - Woodstock, Ontario

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The newly renovated art gallery occupies 3 floors in the heart of downtown Woodstock. it is Oxford County's largest municipal public gallery with a permanent collection of over 1,000 works.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/12/2016

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsOhrmann Museum & Gallery - Hall, MT

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The Ohrmann Museum & Gallery is located at 6155 Highway 1, southwest of Drummond by just over two miles. Further south on Highway 1 is Historic Philipsburg, while still further south is equally historic Anaconda.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/5/2016

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsAngermuseum - Erfurt, Thuringia, Germany

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The municipal Angermuseum is located in the Erfurt-Libra, the former Kurmainzian packing yard in the inner city of Erfurt on the Anger 18.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Thüringen, Germany

date approved: 11/22/2016

last visited: 12/29/2016

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Art MuseumsHalle St Pierre Musée des arts naïfs - Paris, Ile de France

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[FR] Musée consacré à l'art singulier. [EN] Museum dedicated to the singular art.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Tromel

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 11/21/2016

last visited: 11/23/2016

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Art MuseumsDeichtorhallen - Hamburg,Germany

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The Deichtorhallen in Hamburg, Germany, is one of Europe's largest art centers for contemporary art and photography.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

location: Hamburg, Germany

date approved: 11/21/2016

last visited: 2/11/2017

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Art MuseumsMusée d'art et d'histoire - Melun, France

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Musée retraçant l'histoire de la ville de Melun, du moyen age à aujourd'hui. Museum tracing the history of the city of Melun, the Middle Ages to today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member AlexEmilie

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 10/17/2016

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsNarodna Galerija - Prešernova cesta - Ljubljana

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The National Gallery of Slovenia (Slovene: Narodna galerija) is the national art gallery of Slovenia. It is located in the capital Ljubljana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Slovenia

date approved: 10/6/2016

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsMax Ernst Museum - Brühl, NRW, Germany

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Max Ernst Museum des LVR in Brühl.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Maisi2

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 9/22/2016

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsPalm Springs Art Museum - Palm Springs, CA

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Located at 101 N Museum Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 9/21/2016

last visited: 9/16/2016

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Art MuseumsThe Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art - Amherst, MA

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The mission of the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art on the Hampshire College campus is to inspire a love of art and reading through picture books.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/21/2016

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsAgnes Etherington Art Centre - Queen's University - Kingston, Ontario

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Agnes Etherington Art Centre is located at 36 University Avenue in Kingston, Ontario

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mTn_biKer65

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/21/2016

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsSt. Johnsbury Athenaeum - St. Johnsbury VT

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St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, Art Gallery and Free Public Library, is at 30 Main St at Eastern Ave in St. Johnsbury, Vermont.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Vermont

date approved: 9/11/2016

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsMusée national Magnin, Dijon, Côte d'Or, France

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Le Musée Magnin vous offre l'occasion de découvrir de superbes œuvres dans un des plus beaux hôtel particulier de Dijon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gâtinaise

location: Bourgogne, France

date approved: 8/26/2016

last visited: 7/24/2016

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Art MuseumsMusée des beaux-arts de Tours / Museum of Fine Arts of Tours (France)

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The Musée des beaux-arts de Tours (Museum of Fine Arts of Tours), the leading art museum in the city, is located in the former Archbishop's Palace, near the cathedral St. Gatien.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Centre, France

date approved: 8/7/2016

last visited: 2/8/2017

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Art MuseumsSDSU Downtown Gallery - San Diego, CA

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Located at 725 W Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 7/24/2016

last visited: 7/22/2016

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Art MuseumsBundeskunsthalle - Bonn - NRW - Germany

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Bundeskunsthalle Bonn

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 7/24/2016

last visited: 10/30/2016

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Art MuseumsMusée des Arts Asiatiques - Nice, France

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[FR] Le musée des Arts Asiatiques évoque l’esprit des principales civilisations de l’Asie, Inde, Asie du Sud-Est, Chine, Japon. [EN] the Asian Arts Museum evokes the spirit of the main civilizations of Asia, India, Southeast Asia, China and Japan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 7/24/2016

last visited: never

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