The Private Museums

            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...

          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...

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

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

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

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

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

              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...

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

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

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

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

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