2014.12.18

"Over the next few weeks, you might find yourself home for various winter celebrations, and, surrounded by family and friends, you'll either have more free time than you can handle or you'll be grasping for moments of tranquility amidst the chaos. Either way, it's a better season than ever to explore the country's various art institutes — particularly the ones funded by tax payers and philanthropic collectors ... These gems, scattered from New York City to Los Angeles, provide art lovers with the space to relish paintings, photography, sculpture, performance and everything in between...