Great downtown rentals are available for art enthusiasts visiting the vibrant Southern cities. An Austin downtown rental is not only a delight to artists and art lovers, but for those who are looking for relaxation as well.
The Art of Southern Cities
Many downtown rentals in the South are near diverse tourist spots that promote both traditional and contemporary art. Collectively identified as Southern art, this genre of art pertains to the work of artists who lived in the American South, which comprises the eleven states that formed the Confederate States of America. Much of the artwork depicts the significant role which the region played in the course of American history.
Austin's Art Scene
Austin's rich tradition and history paved the way for a number of museums and galleries which showcase history and ingenuity in the field of arts. An Austin downtown rental allows easy access to these venues.
Art enthusiasts visiting Austin will be enchanted by the old age art in the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum. The Blanton Museum of Art is located in the University of Texas at Austin and features American contemporary art, as well as European and Latin arts.
Art on 5th boasts 6,000 square feet of an eclectic collection of art. The main gallery has a collection of abstracts, landscapes and impressionist pieces. The 1911 Arthouse of the Jones Center features modern artworks.
Enjoying the Art of New Orleans
New Orleans is among the most fascinating of cities in the US. It is a cultural melting pot that is famous for its multilingual heritage, Mardi Gras, jazz music, flavorful cuisine and Spanish architecture.
New Orleans is also a good place to re-discover Southern art. It is the home of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. The museum boasts 18th to 21st century art works ranging from paintings and sculptures to photographs of the American South. It also features a number of collections from Southern artists such as William Moreland, Will Henry and Sonia and Isaac Luski.
Atlanta's Southern Art
Another interesting place for any Southern art enthusiast is Atlanta. The city is famous for its historical landmarks which played a significant role in the country's history. It is the site of historic battles during the American Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement led by Martin Luther King in the 1960s.
Southern Art is at its best at the Morris Museum of Art. The museum houses more than 3,000 artworks dedicated to the art of the American South, from the 18th century to the present. The museum also hosts a number of special exhibits annually and commits itself to educational programs and conservation efforts of preserving treasures of the region as depicted on canvas, sculpture and on paper.
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