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American Art Hotels: Appreciate Art Works and Even Take Some Home

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It’s one thing to stay at a beautifully decorated hotel, but what if you could stay at a hotel that doubles as an art gallery—and even bring some art home with you?

The 21C hotel in downtown Louisville has an impressive 9,000-square-foot gallery that showcases the works of cutting-edge artists.

The hotel also features unique artwork throughout the rooms, elevators, restaurant, and even in surprising areas like the public restrooms.

The Hotel des Arts in San Francisco has a gallery inside the hotel that’s designed to be interactive, showing off the works of local artists.

Each room is completely covered in a theme from a particular artist, giving each room a personality, and each guest a personal gallery.

A new favorite is the Intercontinental Chicago O’Hare—an airport hotel which has two art galleries, a full-time curator, and monthly exhibitions.

You’ll find contemporary works from local artists throughout the lobby, reception and restaurant, with original works for sale.

Learn more about art hotels with Sleeping With Warhol: American Art Hotels.

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