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17 Must-See Instagram Accounts for #MuseumWeek

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In celebration of #MuseumWeek on Instagram and on Twitter—everyone's favorite photo-based social media platform—we're bringing you 17 of the best Instagram accounts for lovers of design, architecture, and cultural institutions.

From Tod Williams and Billie Tsien Architects' new home for the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia to the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis and Houston's Museum of Fine Arts, we've got you covered.

1. The Studio Museum in Harlem – Harlem, New York

This Harlem, New York, institution recently announced that it has commissioned British architect David Adjaye to design its new home.

2. Walker Art Center – Minneapolis, Minnesota

3. The Barnes Foundation – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Formerly located in Merion, Pennsylvania, the Barnes Foundation's new home is the work of New York firm Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects.

4. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art – Bentonville, Arkansas

Moshe Safdie, of Habitat 67 fame, designed this museum of American art founded by Walmart heiress Alice Walton.

5. The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art – Kansas City, Missouri

6. Natural History Museum of Utah – Salt Lake City, Utah

#visitsaltlake #August2015 #wowUtah #UtahIsRad

A photo posted by Natural History Museum of Utah (@nhmu) on

7. Museum of Contemporary African Diasporic Arts – Brooklyn, New York

'The Hair Craft Project: Hairstylists with Sonya' by Sonya Clark (@sysclark) #HerStoryMonth

A photo posted by MoCADA (@mocada_museum) on

8. Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Cleveland – Cleveland, Ohio

Beautiful morning wedding at MOCA Cleveland. #MOCACle : @suzuranphotography

A photo posted by MOCA Cleveland (@mocacleveland) on

9. Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) – Los Angeles, California

10. Pérez Art Museum Miami – Miami, Florida

Swiss firm Herzog and de Meuron designed this new home for the contemporary art museum. The building opened in 2013.

11. Aspen Art Museum – Aspen, Colorado

SO, our roof-deck cafe, is really hopping today! We serve food until 2 p.m. then drinks and snacks until 5 p.m.

A photo posted by Aspen Art Museum (@aspenartmuseum) on

Japanese architect and Pritzker Prize winner Shigeru Ban masterminded this non-collecting museum in Aspen, Colorado. The museum also has a pretty rad, sleek website.

12. de Young Museum – San Francisco, California

Herzog and de Meuron also crafted the de Young Museum's home in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.

13. The Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York, New York

The #MetBreuer opens at 10 am on Friday! This weekend, join us for three days of special programs and extended hours (10 am to 10 pm on Friday and Saturday) for the public to experience the Museum's new space dedicated to modern and contemporary art at all three of our locations. Highlights include a series of 9-minute talks presented by over 30 artists, writers, performers, designers, curators, Met staff, and other creative voices from across New York City. A special Family Day will take place on Sunday, March 20, with programs and events for visitors of all ages, noon–4 pm. Click the link in our profile to see the full schedule of events. Enjoy this regram from @mjfiii of Marcel Breuer’s iconic lobby with its rows upon rows of moonlike shades. Photo by @dave.krugman #TheMet #MarcelBreuer

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The Met, as this museum is commonly known, recently moved into the old home of the circa-1966 Whitney Museum, designed by legendary architect Marcel Breuer. More on that here.

14. Art Institute of Chicago – Chicago, Illinois

15. The Broad Museum – Los Angeles, California

It's Broad, like road. Named after museum founders Eli and Edythe Broad. [Photo by Iwan Baan]

A photo posted by The Broad (@thebroadmuseum) on

16. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston – Houston, Texas

17. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum – Boston, Massachusetts

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