Art has the power to transform communities, enhance our travels and give us insight into a city’s personality. We’re seeking out the most remarkable art experiences across the United States: the best immersive experiences, sculpture parks, arts districts, small town art scenes and cities for street art.
We need you to tell us about your favorites. You can vote once per day, per category until polls close on Monday, July 4 at noon ET. The top 10 winners in each category will be announced on Friday, July 15.
Click on each category below to vote.
Best Arts District
Which art districts have you been dreaming about visiting soon? — Photo courtesy of Castleberry Hill
What makes for an inspiring arts district? Revitalized and renewed urban spaces in once derelict neighborhoods, big-name museums with architecture as impressive as the art housed within, or streets lined with small galleries and studios interspersed with trendy cafes? No two of these 20 nominees for Best Arts District are the same, nor do they offer the same experience, but they all culturally enrich their cities and those who visit. Which one gets your vote?
Best City for Street Art
Each of these nominated cities are like colossal outdoor art galleries — Photo courtesy of The LINE
Street art is exploding in popularity across the country. Urban art gives insight into a city's culture and personality, and these 20 American cities have some of the best collections of public art. Vote once per day for your favorite until polls close on Monday, July 4.
Best Immersive Art Experience
You can be in the middle of the art at these 20 immersive exhibits — Photo courtesy of ARTECHOUSE
Enjoying art doesn't have to mean gazing at paintings on a wall. These 20 interactive art spaces offer multi-sensory experiences that are meant to immerse you within the art itself. Which is your favorite?
Best Sculpture Park
Enjoy an outdoors art experience at these spectacular sculpture parks — Photo courtesy of Visit Milwaukee
These 20 sculpture parks and gardens across the USA allow you to appreciate art al fresco. And summer is the perfect time to get outdoors and enjoy one near you. Vote for the sculpture park you enjoy the most.
Best Small Town Art Scene
These small towns have a huge love of art — Photo courtesy of frantic00 // Getty Images
Bigger isn't always better, especially when it comes to these 20 small towns, each with a population of fewer than 30,000 people (as of the last census). What each of these towns lack in size, they make up for with big art scenes – museums, art galleries, performing arts and busy event calendars. Which small town gets your vote?
Remember, you can vote once per day in each category. The 10 nominees with the most votes in each category will be announced on 10Best.com on Friday, July 15.