Guggenheim Museum of Art Focusing on art of the 20th century and beyond, the museum in New York is the heart of an international network of museums. Its circular architecture is one of the most famous buildings in the world.
Bowers Museum of Cultural Art The Bowers Museum of Cultural Art is a highly acclaimed institution of cultural art that has organized some of the largest and most culturally significant exhibitions in the country.
Craft and Folk Art Museum "Folk art offers cultural insights not readily seen in other art forms since it is created with an awareness of, and a connection to tradition and community. The process of creating folk art is a varied and dynamic one that builds on traditional methods or ideas, but also includes individual creativity and contemporary influences. This artistic merger of social order and individual creativity offers incredible insight into global and local values and beliefs." The Craft and Folk Art Museum is located across the street from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
LACMA is one of the most major art museums in the United States. They offer both exhbitions of art in their permanent collections as well as temporary or traveling shows of art from ancient to modern times from around the world.
The Getty is a vast cultural resource made up of two museums, a research institute, and observation Institute. Located in Los Angeles and surrounded by an amazing garden, it is free to visit. It holds a vast collection of different kinds of art from all times and places.
The Watts Towers were built by Simon Rodia, an immigrant from Italy, in Watts, Los Angeles. He independently created huge, fanciful towers made of cement, steel, and decorated with found objects including bits of ceramic tile, shells, and broken glass. His extrordinary folk art is cherished by the world.