List of the Largest Art Museum in the United States

Monday, February 1, 2021 - by Moshe Ben-Herut

If you are a true art aficionado and want to experience the beautiful art pieces fully, you should explore the USA's largest art museums. We are sharing the list of some of the largest museums in the USA that are sure to surprise you.

 Art Institute of Chicago

Art Institute of Chicago museum is located in Grant Park, and it is one of the oldest and largest art museums. 

National Gallery of Art

This art gallery is situated in Washington, D.C., and it is 25,200 square feet, making it one of America's largest art museums.

Museum of Fine Arts

Museum of fine arts is located in Boston. It is the fourth largest art museum in the USA with 20,500 square feet in size. You can explore more than 450,000 pieces of art.

Minneapolis Institute of Art

The Minneapolis Institute of Art is 17,500 square feet in size and includes a variety of modern art pieces to explore.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

The San Francisco museum is 15,800 square feet and opened in 1935.

Denver Art Museum

The Denver art museum consists of more than 70,000 art pieces, making it one of the best place to explore modern art.

Philadelphia Museum of Art

This art museum is 15,000 square feet and has the most comprehensive artwork collection.

Dia: Beacon Riggio Galleries

Dia: Beacon Riggo Galleries is located in New York City, and it is 14,900 square feet.

Dallas Museum of Art

The Dallas Museum of Art is one of the largest art museums in America since it is 14,800 square feet.

The Importance of Virtual Museums

Identification of new possibilities for the use of technology in spreading the awareness of modern arts helps everyone take advantage of the masterpieces and wonders around the world.

The best example for this can be virtual museums that serve as an excellent tool for not only

preserving the cultural heritage and providing a variety of ways of sharing the wonders of art into the internet with the help of technology. 

What are virtual online museums, and why do we need ones?

Museums play a role of an invaluable assistant in the process of bringing up the young generation, making them aware of the humanitarian values and sense of self-worth; they also motivate students to value lives of others as high as their own, they teach to differentiate right from wrong, and sound from vice.

An online museum is a place that tells about ancient, modern arts and recent history; At the same time, it can be the source of education and training due to its live, natural and visual materials, which in their turn operate as illustrative for grounding a real character in the future. 

This is the most effective way to access various types of information online. Also, it allows monitoring information on multiple platforms.

Another advantage of virtual museums is the fact that all the exhibits are displayed in virtual panorama mode. At the same time, it is possible to see shows at 360 angles in a technology-driven online art gallery.

The next way of obtaining information in virtual museums is virtual travel. Virtual travel in a web art gallery consists of animated objects, multimedia displays and audible information.


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