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From Bedside to Brushstrokes: Artistic Inspiration for the Travel Nurse

From Bedside to Brushstrokes: Artistic Inspiration for the Travel Nurse


Travel nurses and art enthusiasts, Inspire Your Heart with Art Day is a special day to celebrate creativity and inspiration. As we embark on our diverse journeys across the country, exploring new landscapes and cultures, it’s important to pause for a moment and embrace the profound healing impact that art can have on our hearts and minds. Whether you find solace in the brushstrokes of a masterpiece, the rhythm of a captivating dance performance, or the resonance of a powerful piece of music, the beauty of art knows no bounds. Join us on this blog as we share stories, experiences, and the incredible art destinations that await us in the corners of America, enhancing our travel nurse adventures and filling our hearts with the magic of artistic expression.


Smithsonian American Art Museum & Renwick Gallery – Washington, D.C.

This iconic institution in our nation’s capitol houses an extensive collection of American art, including works from the colonial period to contemporary pieces.

Smithsonian Renwick Gallery Washington DC

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Toledo Museum of Art – Toledo, Ohio

Enjoy a world-class art collection in the heart of Toledo, including works by renowned artists like Rembrandt and Monet.

Toledo Museum of Art


The Philadelphia Museum of Art – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Home to a diverse collection of art, including European, American, and Asian art, as well as an iconic staircase featured in the movie “Rocky.”

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Magnolia Market & Shops at Waco – Waco, Texas

For all the Chip + Joanna Gaines fans out there, Magnolia Market & Shops in Waco need no introduction. Even for those who don’t already follow them, it’s still worth checking out this gem located in the warm heart of Texas. The original Magnolia market and assortment of additional shops, lodging, and eateries are designed to make any traveler feel cozy and right at home.

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The Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) – New Orleans, Louisiana

With a focus on contemporary visual and performing arts, this museum in the Big Easy showcases works by emerging and established artists.

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Walter Anderson Museum of Art – Ocean Springs, Mississippi

Admire the works of Mississippi native artist Walter Anderson, known for his vibrant and nature-inspired creations.

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Albany Museum of Art – Albany, Georgia

The stunning Albany Museum of Art in Albany, Georgia showcases a diverse collection of regional and contemporary art.

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The Salvador Dali Museum – St. Petersburg, Florida

Located in St. Petersburg, Florida, this museum houses the largest collection of works by the surrealist artist Salvador Dali outside of Europe.

Salvador Dali Museum FL



The Dixon Gallery and Gardens – Memphis, Tennessee

This idyllic museum and its grounds is well known for its collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings, decorative arts, and beautiful gardens.

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Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art – Bentonville, Arkansas

Located in the Ozarks, the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is known for its stunning architecture and American art spanning from the colonial era to contemporary works.

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The Art Institute of Chicago – Chicago, Illinois

Known for its diverse collection, the Art Institute of Chicago is home to world-famous works like Grant Wood’s “American Gothic” and Georges Seurat’s “A Sunday on La Grande Jatte.”

Art Institute of Chicago

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Denver Art Museum – Denver, Colorado

Colorado’s own Denver Art Museum is home to a vast collection of American Indian art, Western American art, European paintings, and contemporary art installations.

Denver Art Museum

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Phoenix Art Museum – Phoenix, Arizona

Features a wide-ranging collection of art, including American, Asian, European, Latin American, and contemporary works.

Phoenix Art Museum AZ

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>> Treat yourself to a change of pace (and PLACE) by exploring all the travel nursing assignments we have available nationwide.


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