The Private Museums

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

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

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

    A. Reynolds Morse and Eleanor Reese met at a concert in Cleveland, Ohio in the early 1940s and during their courtship visited a...

                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,...

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

              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...

        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...

          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...

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

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