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[teacherartexchange] Kid Friendly Museums


From: Woody Duncan (woodyduncan_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Mar 05 2007 - 17:40:53 PST

Child Magazine rated the ten most kid friendly art museums
in the country. I listed them below:

1. Art Institute of Chicago
2. Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC
3. Dayton Art Institute
4. De Young, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
5. Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
6. Los Angeles County Museum of Art
7. Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha
8. Winterthur Museum & Country Estate, DE
9. Dallas Museum of Art
10. Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA

The 25 Runners-Up
Museum of Modern Art (New York, NY)
Columbus Museum of Art (Columbus, OH)
Cincinnati Art Museum (Cincinnati, OH)
The Speed Art Museum (Louisville, KY)
Brooklyn Museum (Brooklyn, NY)
Norman Rockwell Museum (Stockbridge, MA)
Milwaukee Art Museum (Milwaukee, WI)
St. Louis Art Museum (St. Louis, MO)
National Gallery of Art (Washington, DC)
Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens (Jacksonville, FL)
Telfair Museum of Art (Savannah, GA)
North Carolina Museum of Art (Raleigh, NC)
Worcester Art Museum (Worcester, MA)
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (Kansas City, MO)
The Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, MI)
Baltimore Museum of Art (Baltimore, MD)
The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute (Williamstown, MA)
Phoenix Art Museum (Phoenix, AZ)
Portland Museum of Art (Portland, ME)
Orlando Museum of Art (Orlando, FL)
Allentown Art Museum (Allentown, PA)
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (Chicago, IL)
Boise Art Museum (Boise, ID)
Queens Museum of Art (Queens, NY)
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (Houston, TX)

You can read the reason the top ten made the list at:

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