Twain's boyhood home in Hannibal, pictured circa 1955, is now a museum. Three Lions/Getty Images hide caption

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Hannibal, Mo.: Art Abounds In Twain's Hometown

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MASS MoCA is a complex of 26 renovated 19th-century factory buildings. The site was formerly the home of Arnold Print Works (1860-1942) and Sprague Electric Company (1942-1985). MASS MoCA hide caption

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North Adams, Mass.: A Manufacturing Town For Art

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The Festival Theater in Stratford, Ontario, is the main venue for the town's annual Stratford Shakespeare Festival. The town lies on the Avon River — just like Shakespeare's British birthplace — and had schools named after Romeo and Juliet before the festival started in 1953. Richard Bain/Stratford Shakespeare Festival hide caption

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Stratford's Big Stars, From The Bard To The Bieb

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Architect Eliel Saarinen's First Christian Church (1942) helped launch a design revolution in Columbus, Ind. Nearly 30 years later, as part of that same movement, sculptor Henry Moore created the 20-foot-tall Large Arch as a piece of art that could be walked through and around. Chris Smith/Columbus Area Visitors Center hide caption

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Columbus, Ind.: A Midwestern Mecca Of Architecture

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In the 1970s, minimalist artist Donald Judd moved to Marfa, Texas, where he created giant works of art that bask beneath vast desert skies. In the years since, Marfa has emerged as a hot spot for art tourism. Art (c) Judd Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY hide caption

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Marfa, Texas: An Unlikely Art Oasis In A Desert Town

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Fairfield's All Things Italian Festival takes place every year on the third Saturday in June. Radim Schreiber/Fairfield Iowa Convention and Visitors Bureau hide caption

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