Did you know today is International Museum Day and Art Museum Day? I hope some of you played hooky, I mean requested a legit day off from work to take advantage of the free and reduced admission offerings at institutions like the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Who knows, maybe a museum near you is staying open late. If you live in Cincinnati, the Taft Museum of Art is open until 8pm on Thursday. (Here’s a list of all Art Museum Day participating museums.)
If you’re like me, an afternoon spent admiring a Raphael or Litchtenstein leaves me inspired to incorporate more art in my decor. So, in honor of International Museum Day, here are some expert tips for framing, displaying and rearranging art.
There are plenty of great resources for buying affordable, quality art online. Or get in touch with your inner Ansel Adams. Designer Brian Patrick Flynn’s DIY photo art project can be adapted for any subject matter and any room in your home. Or skip the art and try this clever approach to displaying empty frames.