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Slide 1: By Kaitlin Frazier and Madeline Kreiser Road Trip Project Art Museums Our Road Trip : Our Road Trip Birmingham, Alabama Birmingham Museum of Art Los Angeles, California Los Angeles County Museum of Art Boston ,Massachusetts Museum of Fine Arts Denver, Colorado Denver Art Museum Honolulu, Hawaii Honolulu Academy of the Arts New York, New York Moma Museum of Modern Art Chicago, Illinois Chicago Museum of Contemporary Dallas, Texas Dallas Museum of Art Washington, D.C National Gallery of Art Nashville, Tennessee The Parthenon Slide 3: Washington, D.C. New York, New York Chicago, Illinois Denver, Colorado Dallas, Texas Boston, Massachusetts Honalulu, Hawaii Los Angeles, California Birmingham, Alabama Nashville, Tennessee Slide 4: Washington, D.C. New York, New York Chicago, Illinois Denver, Colorado Dallas, Texas Boston, Massachusetts Honalulu, Hawaii Los Angeles, California Birmingham, Alabama Nashville, Tennessee Slide 5: Washington, D.C. New York, New York Chicago, Illinois Denver, Colorado Dallas, Texas Boston, Massachusetts Honalulu, Hawaii Los Angeles, California Birmingham, Alabama Nashville, Tennessee Slide 6: Washington, D.C. New York, New York Chicago, Illinois Denver, Colorado Dallas, Texas Boston, Massachusetts Honalulu, Hawaii Los Angeles, California Birmingham, Alabama Nashville, Tennessee Slide 7: Washington, D.C. New York, New York Chicago, Illinois Denver, Colorado Dallas, Texas Boston, Massachusetts Honalulu, Hawaii Los Angeles, California Birmingham, Alabama Nashville, Tennessee Slide 8: Washington, D.C. New York, New York Chicago, Illinois Denver, Colorado Dallas, Texas Boston, Massachusetts Honalulu, Hawaii Los Angeles, California Birmingham, Alabama Nashville, Tennessee Slide 9: Washington, D.C. New York, New York Chicago, Illinois Denver, Colorado Dallas, Texas Boston, Massachusetts Honalulu, Hawaii Los Angeles, California Birmingham, Alabama Nashville, Tennessee Slide 10: Washington, D.C. New York, New York Chicago, Illinois Denver, Colorado Dallas, Texas Boston, Massachusetts Honalulu, Hawaii Los Angeles, California Birmingham, Alabama Nashville, Tennessee Slide 11: Washington, D.C. New York, New York Chicago, Illinois Denver, Colorado Dallas, Texas Boston, Massachusetts Honalulu, Hawaii Los Angeles, California Birmingham, Alabama Nashville, Tennessee Slide 12: Washington, D.C. New York, New York Chicago, Illinois Denver, Colorado Dallas, Texas Boston, Massachusetts Honalulu, Hawaii Los Angeles, California Birmingham, Alabama Nashville, Tennessee Birmingham, Alabama : Birmingham, Alabama Five Interesting Facts Largest city in state Found in 1871, after the civil war Named after Birmingham, England Nickname:Magic City, Pittsburgh of the South Population:229,424 as of 2006 Slide 14: Washington, D.C. New York, New York Chicago, Illinois Denver, Colorado Dallas, Texas Boston, Massachusetts Honalulu, Hawaii Los Angeles, California Birmingham, Alabama Nashville, Tennessee Birmingham Civil Rights Institute : Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Birmingham Civil Rights Institute is located in the Civil Rights District. It opened in November of 1992. There were more than 25,000 during the first week. The Institute shows Birmingham pride and dedication in it’s history, progress, and unity for the future. Birmingham Museum of Art : Birmingham Museum of Art There are more than 15,000 works of art displayed in the museum. The works include displays of American, European, pre-Columbian, Asian, and American Indian art. The permanent collection currently contains more than 21,000 works of art. The museum currently reins as the largest municipal building in the southern United States. It is also an important regional public art museum. Los Angeles, California : Los Angeles, California Five Interesting Facts Largest city in California Population:3.8 million people Founded by the Spanish government Leader in producing motion picture Over 13 million people who speak spanish Slide 18: Washington, D.C. New York, New York Chicago, Illinois Denver, Colorado Dallas, Texas Boston, Massachusetts Honalulu, Hawaii Los Angeles, California Birmingham, Alabama Nashville, Tennessee Hollywood Walk of Fame : Hollywood Walk of Fame Did you know that the Hollywood Walk of Fame was created in 1958? It began with 2,500 blank stars. Gene Autry was the first and only person to be honored with all five possible stars. There are even stars for Elvis Presley (deceased) and the Beatles. Lastly, in 1978, the city of Los Angeles designated the Walk as a Cultural/ Historical landmark. Los Angeles County Museum of Art : Los Angeles County Museum of Art The Los Angeles County Museum of Art was established as a museum in 1961. It is in southern California. It opened in 1998. In 2004, they transformed and were done in February of this year. In 2010, they are planning to shut down. It holds more than 100,000 works. In addition to art, the museum has film and concert series through out the year. Boston Massachusetts : Boston Massachusetts Five interesting facts Largest city in New England Estimated population as of 2006 - 596,763 5th largest CSA in the USA with a population of 4.4 million America’s 1st public school - Boston Latin school 1635 1st college - Harvard college 1636 Slide 22: Washington, D.C. New York, New York Chicago, Illinois Denver, Colorado Dallas, Texas Boston, Massachusetts Honalulu, Hawaii Los Angeles, California Birmingham, Alabama Nashville, Tennessee The Hancock Tower : The Hancock Tower The Hancock Tower was found in Boston, MA is located in the state’s capital. The tower is 60 stories tall. The famous landmark is even made of glass. Even though there are many things to do, there is an observation desk, which is very popular. It is also located near the Hancock church. Boston Museum of Fine Arts : Boston Museum of Fine Arts The Boston Museum of Fine Arts opened in 1876. Because of this, the museum of 132 years old. Also, it contains various impressive masterpieces such as impressionist early american american art and artifacts in asian and Egyptian art. Denver Colorado : Denver Colorado 5 interesting facts 566, 974 people in the city and county East of the front Range of the southern Rocky Mountains The city claims to have the 10th largest downtown in the USA There nickname is the mile high city Official elevation is exactly one mile high Slide 26: Washington, D.C. New York, New York Chicago, Illinois Denver, Colorado Dallas, Texas Boston, Massachusetts Honalulu, Hawaii Los Angeles, California Birmingham, Alabama Nashville, Tennessee Colorado State Capitol : Colorado State Capitol The Colorado State Capitol was built in the 1908. They used 24 carrot gold to fill the plate of the dome. The dome is 180 feet in their. The dome is studded in 1908. The building is 18 stories tall. Denver Museum of Art : Denver Museum of Art The Denver Museum of Art has a view that is always changing. It’s the largest art museum between Kansas City and the West Coast. It has over 55,000 works of art. It includes architecture design, graphics, Asian and Native arts. The museum announced that Denver resident Tom Petre will donate 5 million dollars to endow the museum’s institute of Western American art. Honolulu, Hawaii : Honolulu, Hawaii 5 interesting facts Honolulu is the capitol of Hawaii Nickname: sheltered by the crossroad bay There are 377,260 people in Honolulu Local government operated at the county level in Honolulu Honolulu is approximately 600 square miles Slide 30: Washington, D.C. New York, New York Chicago, Illinois Denver, Colorado Dallas, Texas Boston, Massachusetts Honalulu, Hawaii Los Angeles, California Birmingham, Alabama Nashville, Tennessee Diamond Head state Monument : Diamond Head state Monument The Monument was formed by a short series of explosive eruptions, some 100,000 yeas ago. It also has an elevation of 762 ft. The age of the rock it is created is 200,000 years. In 1975, a television show, The Diamond Show, was set there. Honolulu Academy of Arts : Honolulu Academy of Arts Anna Rice Cooke founded the Honolulu Academy of Arts in 1927. This enables it to be 81 years old. It has a collection of over 50,000 art works. It has just unveiled its new 28 million art works. This is the Henry R. Luce complex. It includes exibitation space, an outdoor court, and a gift shop. These art works are a retroviral collection. Chicago, Illinois : Chicago, Illinois 5 interesting facts on Chicago Illinois Largest city in Illinois Population of 3. Million people 3rd largest city in the USA Nickname is The windy city Chicago was incorporated Slide 34: Washington, D.C. New York, New York Chicago, Illinois Denver, Colorado Dallas, Texas Boston, Massachusetts Honalulu, Hawaii Los Angeles, California Birmingham, Alabama Nashville, Tennessee Sears Tower : Sears Tower Of all tall buildings I think the Sears Tower qualiflies! It stands over 1,700 feet aloft. It was origanally designed by Bruce Graham of the late 60;s . The super structure consists of nine interlocking tubes. Chicago Museum of Contemporary : Chicago Museum of Contemporary The Chicago Museum of Contemporary was created in 1945. It has exhibits of painting,sculpture,photography,video,film,and performance. It was built by a German architet, Paul Kleihuse.There is also a sculpture garden. Also inelided is a café,special arts area,a 15,000 volume library,and the mayer Education center. New York City, New York : New York City, New York Five Interesting Facts It is the largest city in the USA 182 million residents live within an area of 322 square miles The city’s nickname is The City That Never Sleeps The Twin Towers of the World Trade Center which were destroyed in the September 11, 2001 attack Home to several of the world’s tallest buildings Slide 38: Washington, D.C. New York, New York Chicago, Illinois Denver, Colorado Dallas, Texas Boston, Massachusetts Honalulu, Hawaii Los Angeles, California Birmingham, Alabama Nashville, Tennessee The Statue of Liberty : The Statue of Liberty The Statue of Liberty was given to the USA as a gift from France at a dinner party. The location of the party was Glatingny, France. The date of the construction of the Statue began in 1875. They called it the Liberty Enlightening to the World. The statue was completed in1884. The statue was presented to America by the people of France on July 4, 1884 Moma Museum of Modern Art : Moma Museum of Modern Art Moma Museum of Modern Art was founded in 1929. It is dedicated to being the most modern museum of modern art in the world. It is nearly a 630,000 square foot museum. It has 6 stories nearly twice the capacity of the original facility. It is now. Some of the exhibits. Dallas,Texas : Dallas,Texas 5 interesting facts Motto: Live large. Think Big. Nickname The big D Found in 1841 July 1, 2006, 1.2 million population Incorpuated as a city in February 2, 1856 Slide 42: Washington, D.C. New York, New York Chicago, Illinois Denver, Colorado Dallas, Texas Boston, Massachusetts Honalulu, Hawaii Los Angeles, California Birmingham, Alabama Nashville, Tennessee Dallas Museum of Art : Dallas Museum of Art The Dallas museum of Art was organized in 1903.In Autumn of 1902 they gave what was far the best. In the art Gallery that was ever bough in Texas at that time. The new works where secured by Mrs..Sydney Smith from the Fair Association had loaned the new collection. The first admitions fe was 25 cents.February 1909. Pictures were hung in the galleryat the public library witch was open in from Nov. to May. Dallas Cowboys Football Stadium : Dallas Cowboys Football Stadium The Dallas Cowboys Football Stadium is in Dallas Texas. It is 30 years old. There are over 5,000 seats!! Also Two scoreboards. The sadium will have 80,000 capacity. But for super bowls Is about 100,000 fans. Washington, D.C : Washington, D.C Population:582,530 Washington Metropolitan Area is 8th largest in USA Motto: Justice for All Nickname: D.C, the District In the 19th century, it was called the Federal City Slide 46: Washington, D.C. New York, New York Chicago, Illinois Denver, Colorado Dallas, Texas Boston, Massachusetts Honalulu, Hawaii Los Angeles, California Birmingham, Alabama Nashville, Tennessee The White House : The White House The White House is very famous landmark that was built in 1792. There are 132 rooms, 35 bathrooms, 6 levels, 412 doors, 147 windows and 28 fireplaces. It takes 570 gallons of paint to cover the whole outside of the White House. George Washington never lived in the White House. It was built just after his presidency while John Adams was President. Those are facts about the White House. National Gallery of Art : National Gallery of Art The gallery was created in 1937 by Andrew L Mellon. On March 17, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt accepted to complete the building on behalf of the United States. The gallery’s east building was opened in1978. On May 23,1999, a sculpture garden was designed. Nashville,Tennessee : Nashville,Tennessee 5 interesting facts Nickname The volunteer state State capital opened in 1807 7th president lived in Nashville 11th president lived there Bill Moore lived there is know a singer Slide 50: Washington, D.C. New York, New York Chicago, Illinois Denver, Colorado Dallas, Texas Boston, Massachusetts Honalulu, Hawaii Los Angeles, California Birmingham, Alabama Nashville, Tennessee Cumberland River : Cumberland River The Cumberland River empties into the Ohio River. It is a wild river above the headwaters of Lake Cumberland. Also, several American Civil War battles occurred near the Cumberland River. The Parthenon : The Parthenon The Parthenon is Nashville’s replica of Athens, Greece. It was so well received that the people wanted to make it a permanent part of the city. It opened September 21, 2001. Historians believe the statue of Athena was made of gold. If you are looking for somewhere historical for vacation is a good place to visit. The museum holds statues of greek gods such as Athena whom the city of the original Parthenon is named after. Athena is the god of the sun. Bibliography : Bibliography 1. Wikipedia 2. City Pass 3. Yahoo Travel 4. infoplease.com 5. www. Artsbma.org 6. www.lacma.org 7. www.mfa.org . 8. www.denvermuseumofart.org 9. www.honoluluacademy.org 10. www.moma.org 11. www.mca.org 12.www.dallasmuseumofart.org 13. www.nga.gov 14. www.nashville.gov

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