Home to more than 65,000 works of art, valued around $9 Billion, by famed artists such as Picasso, van Gogh, Monet, Matisse, Georgia O’Keefe, Rembrandt, Caravaggio, Breughel, and hundreds more, the Detroit Institute of Arts receives around 1,000,000 visitors each year, making it one of the world’s most visited art museums. With a vast collection of sculptures, paintings, busts, artisanal sterling silver dishes and cutlery, ancient artifacts, photographs, murals, and mixed media works, primarily from Europe has a little bit of everything. When the City of Detroit filed for bankruptcy in 2013, the Detroit Institute of Arts, and the impressive cultural and historical markers it houses, was nearly stolen from the people of Detroit and its visitors.
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The Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory is one of Michigan’s best public gardens. What it lacks in size, it more than makes up for in biodiversity, community engagement, and involvement in the promotion of the arts and nature to all who visit. The conservatory, which is a greenhouse and botanical garden, is free and open to the public daily Wednesday through Sundays.
Seamlessly blending Japanese minimalism and Western design aesthetics, the Lexus LC Convertible is not only breathtaking, but powerful and adaptable to its driver’s needs and tastes.
Detroit aka The Motor City, located along the Canadian – American border, is home of some of the most incredible architecture, art, and small businesses in the entire country. Explore this vibrant, fascinating city that’s rising like a phoenix from the ashes of corruption and corporate exploitation to reclaim its rightful place as one of America’s most interesting and exciting places to visit.
Detroit Insititue of Arts is home to thousands of incredible famous works of art, as well as a number of amazing ancient artifacts, mummies, pottery, and coins from around the world.
Measuring in at over 17 feet, the tallest giraffe was such an incredible sight to see! These little fellows seemed so happy in their home at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak, MI! SaveSave
2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, MI
It would be impossible for me to live the life that I lead and not love wildlife. I grew up in northern Michigan (right on Lake Michigan), where being outdoors, being on the water, and respecting nature were a part of my everyday existence. As an adult, I decided to become vegan for environmental and…
Famous Paintings by Picasso, van Gogh, and Monet at the Detroit Institute of Arts in Detroit, Michigan.
These 20 Midwest Travel Destinations will prove just how much the midwest has so much to offer discerning travelers, from $5 billion art collections, luxury and concept car creation, world class luxury resorts, incredible flower festivals that attract visitors from all around the world, some of the bluest waters in the world, and so much more. Read on to see why travelers in the know are traveling to the Midwest in 2020.
2019 has been an incredible year. As the best decade of my life draws to a close, I wanted to reflect on the wonderful places I’ve traveled this past year. Like last year, I’m sharing my favorite image from each place I visited this year, to share the beautiful places I’ve been, and to hopefully inspire you to take a journey on your own as well in the new year! As always, thank you, from the bottom of my heart, for your support. It means the world to me!