The Private Museums

    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...

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

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

              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...

                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...

                Like most extremely wealthy businessmen and women, Argentine real estate developer, venture capitalist, and philanthropist, Eduardo Constantini...

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

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

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

      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...

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

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