Art + Design Institutions Perfect For Day Trips From NYC

From sprawling outdoor sculptures parks to galleries and museums worth a visit

With such a concentration of artists, studios, galleries and museums in NYC, nobody should be surprised that world-class art institutions exist in the surrounding cities, towns and hamlets. Drive in any direction and within two hours there’s a stop worthy of the art curious. Depending on the direction, you’re likely to end up at the Parrish Museum in Water Mill, New York, the Princeton University …

Returning to the Philip Johnson Glass House

An easy day trip from NYC to explore ever-evolving art and architecture

It’s been one year since the sculpture gallery reopened on the grounds of New Canaan, Connecticut’s Philip Johnson Glass House. It’s a reminder that despite what the name might imply, the destination is more than one iconic building. In fact, it’s 14 structures across 49 acres. Beyond the wildly diverse architecture, there is landscaping outdoors sculpted (or left wild) for decades to accent it all. …

Philip Johnson Glass House Sculpture Gallery Reopens

Built in 1970 to house his personal art collection, Philip Johnson’s Sculpture Gallery at the Glass House has been under renovation for the last two years. Today, as the entire property opened for the season, guests were once again able to enter and see works by Robert Rauschenberg, George Segal, John Chamberlain, Frank Stella, and Bruce Nauman, among many others. The Sculpture Gallery is one …