AMA | Art Museum of the Americas
201 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20006, USA
For the Lover of Latin ArtThe Art Museum of the Americas is supported by the Organization of the American States and has a permanent collection that focuses on contemporary Latin American and Caribbean art by both established and up-and-coming talents. Although it’s on the beaten tourist path and right near the White House, most visitors to D.C. don’t realize this small museum exists (look for the yellow wrought-iron sculpture near the entrance). The upside is that there are absolutely no crowds to contend with. The second-floor galleries are separated by a magnificent blue tiled loggia inspired by Aztec and Incan art, and there's a small sculpture garden with a water fountain and a statue of Xochipili, the Aztec god of flowers.