Washington DC is not just any historically important city; it has a host of hidden art galleries and museums that will definitely be a worthwhile treat for art enthusiasts. In fact, the US capital city has something or the other for all kinds of tourists, which is why you should definitely visit the below artistic attractions during your private tours Washington DC.
Hillyer Art Space
The Hillyer Art Space is a lonely carriage house situated behind the Phillips collection. This non-profit space is run by the International Arts & Artists who organize traveling museum shows. It has three galleries that are occupied by three separate exhibitions.
Though several of the artists involved here are natives, the place hosts art from all over the world. On many occasions, the viewers are also invited to participate in the artworks by making contributions in the form of writings and paintings.
Founded in 1976, this is a gallery owned by many artists, located near Mount Vernon Square. The venue usually houses two simultaneous shows, whilst the gallery showcases some of the most admirable works of art. An ideal example is the work of Harvey Kupferberg who is a medical researcher turned photographer. His works comprised of landscapes of the American Southwest.
Korean Cultural Center
This is a space located in the Dupont Circle along Embassy Row. It is operated by the Embassy of Korea and hosts a number of shows, music performances, as well as art exhibitions.
The center has been initiated with the objective of spreading the beauty of Korean culture and to showcase the Asian-American experience. The place holds several attractive displays of some of the best art forms and is totally worth a visit on your dc tours.
House of Sweden
This is a Swedish art and cultural center located adjoining the Embassy of Sweden. With stunning views of the Georgetown waterfront, the center hosts three exhibitions at a time. There is a place for literature reading, a room for children, and a film and art work shop for families.
The place regularly hosts attractive music performances by a diverse list of guests. There have been some very distinguished names among this, including hip-hop talent Rebstar, reggae artist Jason Timbuktu Diakite as well as Italian musician Marco Fusi. The Swedish award-winning photojournalist Magnus Wennman had his works displayed in this attractive gallery as well.