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The Best American Golf Course Designers

Read about the little-known but fascinating world of golf course architecture and landscaping with our overview of the USA’s best golf course designers.

Newark’s 10 Best Contemporary Art Galleries: New Jersey Culture

Find out about Newark’s burgeoning contemporary art scene and visit the best art galleries, museums and exhibition spaces in the New Jersey city.

Guide to NYC’s 10 Must-Try Italian Restaurants

Find out where to get the best Italian food in New York City with our handpicked selection of 10 must-try Italian restaurants beyond Little Italy.

Quebec City’s 10 Must-Visit Contemporary Art Galleries

Find out about the latest trends, exhibitions and names in Canadian art by exploring these ten stunning contemporary art galleries in Quebec City.

Guide to Newark’s 10 Best Restaurants: Local Eats and Fine Dining

Eat out in Newark and discover the city’s best cultural restaurants serving up Portuguese food, fusion cuisines and delicious Spanish tapas.

NYC’s 10 Stunning French Restaurants: Romance and Haute Cuisine

Discover New York City’s best French food and eat out like a Parisian bohemian, from absinthe at the Upper East Side to steak tartare in Brooklyn.

The Graphic Story of Joe Sacco’s Comics Journalism

Read about the life, work and philosophy of leading comics journalist Joe Sacco, whose graphic art speaks of war, conflict and humanity.

A Journey Along the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail

Read about the dramatic story of the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail and explore the museums and places of interest along the route.

Vermont’s Top 10 Contemporary Art Galleries

See what’s new on Vermont’s art scene and visit the state’s best contemporary art galleries from Brattleboro to Burlington and from Stowe to Chester.

Rhode Island Cultural Calendar: The 10 Best Art and Culture Events in 2014

See what’s on in Rhode Island and join in some of the best food, art and culture events and festivals taking place this year from Providence to Newport.

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North America Galleries

Nina Menocal Gallery | Mexico

Initially established to bring greater international recognition to Cuban artists, this gallery has grown in its role since its founding in 1990. It now represents some of the most significant voices of contemporary Latin American art.

Contemporary Art Gallery | Canada

Established in 1971, Contemporary Art Gallery is a non-collecting public art gallery in downtown Vancouver, focused on contemporary art. The CAG exhibits local, national, and international artists, primarily featuring emerging local artists.

Lehmann Maupin | New York

Since its establishment in 1996 the gallery has garnered a reputation for supporting artists working in new and challenging forms; artists' whose work has had a lasting impact on contemporary art and culture.

Overduin and Kite | California

Located on Sunset Boulevard in LA, the gallery represents a diverse range of artists who work in different media, including Ei Arakawa, Marc Camille Chaimowicz and Silke Otto-Knapp.

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Rhode Island Cultural Calendar: The 10 Best Art and Culture Events in 2014

See what’s on in Rhode Island and join in some of the best food, art and culture events and festivals taking place this year from Providence to Newport.

Contemporary Art University Museum | Mexico

The largest public institution in Mexico, the Contemporary Art Universtiy Museum seeks to exhibit a collection of national and international contemporary art. The museum building is the work of the renowned Mexican architect Teodoro González de León.

Gardiner Museum | Canada

The Gardiner Museum is Canada’s national ceramics museum. Its permanent collection includes works from the Ancient Americas, Italian Renaissance, English Delftware, Chinese and Japanese porcelain, European porcelain, and a Contemporary gallery.

New Museum | New York

The New Museum of Contemporary Art is the only museum in New York City exclusively devoted to presenting contemporary art from around the world. It is also an incubator for new ideas and an architectural contribution to New York’s urban landscape.

LA County Museum of Art (LACMA) | California

With 100,000 objects dating from ancient times to the present, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is the largest art museum in western USA. A museum of international stature as well as a vital part of Southern California.

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago | Illinois

Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA) is one of the nation’s largest facilities devoted to the art of our time. The museum offers exhibitions of the most thought-provoking art created since 1945.

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North America Tours

Teotihuacan Pyramids Tours | Mexico

Scale the Sun and Moon pyramids, explore Mayan ruins, visit the butterfly temple and see the Temple of Quetzalcoatl for a culturally immersive experience that traces Mexico’s historic development as visitors see the practices of its ancient cultures.

Art Insite | Canada

Art InSite provides tours of Toronto’s art, architecture, craft and design. Vist the best galleries and most vibrant neighbourhoods, explore artists’ studios, meet architects and designers as well as independent fashion designers and crafts persons and more.

Original Rock ‘n Roll Walking Tour | New York

Break into the exciting underground music scene of Rock, Punk & Glam through a guided tour of New York's hip East Village. Check out famous sites like CBGB's and hear unbelievable true stories about The Ramones, The Velvet Underground, Led Zeppelin and more.

LA Brewery Arts Colony Tour | California

The Arts Colony contains hundreds of unique studios and lofts housing over 300 artists. This small group tour provides an opportunity to meet and interact with artists and gallery owners behind-the-scenes.

Architectural and Historic Bar Walking Tours | Illinois

Get an in depth look at Chicago’s architecture with the Inside the Loop Interior Architecture Tour. Or, on a Good Times Historic Bar Tour, explore Chicago’s entertainment history and learn about prohibition, jazz, theater, vices, and social clubs.

North America Hotels

La Purificadora Hotel | Mexico

La Purificadora is located in the centre of Puebla, a colonial city recognised as a world heritage site by UNESCO. Formerly a 19th century water purification plant, its renovation was overseen by the celebrated architect, Ricardo Legoretta.

Templar Hotel | Canada

Custom-built over ten years by local Canadian designer Del Terrelonge, the Templar Hotel’s 27 rooms have a toned down retro style, bespoke furnishings, wooden floors and marble. Guests can also relax in a Japanese-style onsen (spa).

Gramercy Park Hotel | New York

The hotbed of high bohemia since its inception in 1925, Gramercy Park Hotel in Manhattan represents a sensuous vision of artful diversity and rich history. The Hotel also exhibits 20th century masterpieces by Warhol, Basquiat, Hirst, Schnabel and more.

Mondrian LA | California

In 2008, on the Sunset Strip, in the heart of West Hollywood, Morgans Hotel Group re-introduced a bold new Mondrian hotel. Rejuvenated by Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz, Mondrian Los Angeles captures everything the Strip stands for – excitement, invincibility and glamour.

The James | Illinois

From these cosy rooms designed with warm earth toned décor and designer furniture guests can enjoy grand views of Chicago’s Magnificent Mile. For theatre goers, venues such as Lookingglass Theatre company are at short distance.

North America Restaurants

Izote Restaurant | Mexico

The ‘first lady of Mexican cuisine’, Patricia Quintana, is dedicated to the preservation of Mexico’s culinary treasures. Izote in Mexico City flaunts this heritage with a respect for tradition and a gourmet kind of refinement.

Splendido | Canada

Splendido Bar & Grill in Toronto offers a contemporary fine dining experience with a wide range of cooked meats and seafoods. The restaurant serves an ever-changing creative menu of seasonal, locally-sourced produce from family farms.

Le Bernardin | New York

Le Bernardin, headed by chef Eric Ripert, is renowned as perhaps the best seafood restaurant in the world, with a menus that remains dedicated entirely to serving seafood: fresh simple and prepared with respect.

The French Laundry | California

Located in a turn of the century stone building, surrounded by lush gardens, The French Laundry in Yountville is chef Thomas Keller’s flagship restaurant. This Napa Valley restaurant serves exquisite French-style cuisine with an American flair.

Senza | Illinois

Served in a dining room designed with unique blend of natural, hand-finished woods, warming textures, and modern art, the flavors and spices blend together to create a dining experience to satisfy the senses; an experience that also happens to be gluten-free.