The Private Museums

                Paris, the city of light, shines even brighter since yet another architectural masterpiece by Frank Gehry opened...

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

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

      Among dozens of spectacular national museums and galleries in Washington, DC  there are a number of exquisite private museums not to miss,...

              Marjorie Merriweather Post was the only child of Ella Merriweather and Postum Cereal Company founder, C.W.Post.  Following the...

              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...

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

                In spite of limitless eccentricities and truly irrational ideas, such as establishing a rubber plantation in Brazil’s...

          A precious jewel in the crown of the Guggenheim Foundation is the Peggy Guggenheim Collection housed in her former residence,...

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

            It is remarkable that the small, Central European country of Hungary, with a population of approximately 10 million, has...

            Judd Foundation       In many instances, the venue of a private museum is as compelling as its...

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

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

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

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