The Private Museums

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

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

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

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

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

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

          His Highness Prince Shah Karim Al Husseini, the Aga Khan, is the 49th hereditary imam or spiritual leader of the...

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

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

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

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

    Not only did Hildy and Ernst Beyeler love and collect contemporary art, it was their business.  They ran their famous Galerie Beyeler in...

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

                Kiran Nadar is a woman of many passions: international competitive bridge, of which she is one of...

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

                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...