Museums of Art
Museums of Science and TechnologyNationalism and concern for cultural development impelled nineteenth-century Americans to create art museums. With industrial growth, wealthy individuals formed collections that became the basis for such institutions. Assisted by voluntary groups of literary figures, philanthropists, civic leaders, and artists, they founded academies and museums designed to mount regular exhibitions and provide art education programs to the public.... ...
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