The newest study by Design Bundles has discovered that the Philadelphia Museum of Art is the second most popular craft museum of America!
The study analyzed the American Craft Council’s list of craft museums based how many times they are searched on Google each month and the number of Instagram hashtags using their full name.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, often shortened to MET, comes on top, with a total of 368,000 monthly searches and 406,170 Instagram hashtags. One of the most popular landmarks in New York, primarily famous for events like the MET Gala and its exhibitions, holds numerous craft pieces, with mediums spanning clay, fiber, glass, metal, and wood.
Second on the list is the Philadelphia Museum of Art, in Pennsylvania, with 60,500 average monthly searches and 81,085 hashtags. The museum is one of the largest in the country, with a collection that counts more than 240,000 pieces and almost 800,000 visitors each year. The most prominent mediums for the pieces hosted by the museum are clay, fiber, glass, metal, and wood.
Check out the rest of the top ten museums according to this study below.