The Private Museums

              David Lloyd Kreeger was a rare combination of entrepreneur, artist and lover of the arts. His entrepreneurship as...

          Wildly eccentric Tasmanian mogul David Walsh made his multi-millions in syndicated gambling enterprises world-wide.  During his many “business trips” he...

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

Toronto – Canada            … Continued From Previous Page       The museum’s high ceilings, white walls and curved corners...

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

              Baron Yanosuke Iwakasi, a member of the family who founded what became the international Mitsubishi corporation, was determined...

              Thanks to a period of extreme prosperity at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of...

  Little did Dominique Schlumberger, heiress to the Schlumberger Ltd. global oil services company, dream, while growing up in Paris, that she would become the...

        Helene Kroeller-Mueller’s dream of establishing her own museum began following an art appreciation course given by art historian H.P. Bremmer that...

Toronto – Canada            It is almost unheard of for an artist to establish a private museum of his or her works...

          One of the most intriguing museums along Pennsylvania Avenue’s row of cultural and architectural treasures in Washington, DC is the...

              Dr. Albert C. Barnes was a Renaissance man: physician, chemist, businessman, art collector, prolific writer.   Born in Philadelphia...

Toronto – Canada   Photo–Michael Jackson And Bubbles By Jeff Koons                 Philanthropists and long-time contemporary art collectors...

          To call “The Whitney”, in mid-town Detroit, a private museum is not that great a stretch.  The upscale restaurant is...

          He loved sculpture, she loved gardens and since they loved each other, Frederik Meijer, the billionaire discount supermarket and gas...

          Among dozens of spectacular national museums and galleries in Washington, DC there are a number of exquisite private museums, each...

    Unlike most founders of private museums who become overwhelmed by the sheer volume of their immense collections and find themselves in desperate need...