What are the best places to see art across the United States? Vote now

Art has the power to transform communities, improve our journeys and give us a glimpse of a city’s personality. We seek out the most notable art experiences across the United States: the best immersive experiences, sculpture parks, art districts, small town art scenes, and cities dedicated to street art.

We need you to tell us about your favorites. You can vote once per day, per category until the 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 are you dreaming of visiting soon? — Photo courtesy of Castleberry Hill

What makes an inspiring arts district? Revitalized and renewed urban spaces in once abandoned neighborhoods, great museums with architecture as impressive as the art they house, or streets lined with small galleries and workshops interspersed with trendy cafés? None of these 20 Best Arts District nominees are the same, or offer the same experience, but they all culturally enrich their cities and those who visit them. Which gets your vote?

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Best city for street art

Each of these nominated cities looks like colossal outdoor art galleriesEach of these nominated cities look like colossal outdoor art galleries — Photo courtesy of The LINE

Street art is exploding in popularity across the country. Urban art provides insight into a city’s culture and personality, and these 20 US cities have some of the best collections of public art. Vote once a day for your favorite until polls close on Monday, July 4.

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Best immersive art experience

You Can Be In The Middle Of The Art In These 20 Immersive ExhibitsYou can be in the middle of the art at these 20 immersive exhibits — Photo courtesy of ARTECHOUSE

Appreciating art doesn’t necessarily mean looking at paintings on a wall. These 20 interactive art spaces offer multi-sensory experiences meant to immerse you in the art itself. Which is your favourite?

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Best sculpture park

Enjoy an outdoor artistic experience in these spectacular sculpture parksEnjoy an outdoor art experience at these spectacular sculpture parks — Photo courtesy of Visit Milwaukee

These 20 parks and sculpture gardens across the United States let you appreciate art outdoors. And summer is the perfect time to get out and enjoy it close to home. Vote for the sculpture park you like the most.

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Best Small Town Arts Scene

These small towns have a huge love of artThese 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 less than 30,000 people (as of the last census). What each of these cities lacks in size, they make up for with great arts scenes – museums, art galleries, performing arts, and packed event calendars. Which small town gets your vote?

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Remember that 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.

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