The Private Museums

            The Private Museums – Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis       After roaming the world for two years and...

      Financier J. Pierpont Morgan was just as adept at collecting thousands of magnificent works of art for his library as he was...

                Raymond D. Nasher was a real estate developer, U.S. delegate to the United Nations, banker and part...

                Among the worst atrocities and crimes against humanity of the 20th century was the implementation of the...

              Henry Clay Frick began his adult career as a retail salesman and bookkeeper in a small town outside...

          Although one of the lesser known American Abstract Expressionist painters, it was, in fact, Clyfford Still who was first among...

    Julie Rekai Rickerd is a travel and arts journalist who specializes in discovering private museums around the globe, finding many on each of...

            Once Washington, in the District of Columbia, was chosen as the permanent capital of the United States, its first...

        Entrepreneur and businessman, George Gardiner began his personal collection of ceramics in 1976 with nothing more in mind than the decoration...

                Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania was home turf for an extraordinary group of people: billionaires H.J. Heinz, H.C. Frick, the...

          Dolores Olmedo Patino was an exceptional Mexican woman who in the 1920s and 30s forged a lucrative career as General...

            Heinz Berggruen, born in Berlin, Germany in 1914, began his working career as a journalist at the Frankfurter Zeitung. ...

          The name Bata has been synonymous with shoes since Tomas Bata began manufacturing them in 1894 in Zlin, a town...

                The Redlin Art Center       Compensation by the town of Watertown, South Dakota of $1500...

Toronto – Canada                In 2006, Emily and Mitch Rales opened their private museum, The Gallery, designed by the...

        While governance of the Peoples’ Republic of China might seem restrictive to Westerners, the accumulation of great wealth by members of...

                Sailing along the Potomac River to George Washington’s beloved Georgian plantation, Mount Vernon, on Spirit Cruises’ “Spirit...