Craving culture? Exhibitions to see now.

Untitled (Flood) (2007) by Barnaby Furnas, urethane on linen. © Barnaby Furnas. Photo: Tom Loonan. On view at the Frist Center in Nashville.

From Robert Rauschenberg in San Francisco and Ai Weiwei in Washington, D.C., to Keith Haring in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and Michelangelo in New York, there is a windfall of great art to see right now across the country.

Pasadena Museum of California Art
E. Charlton Fortune: The Colorful Spirit

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Robert Rauschenberg: Erasing the Rules

Some of the 180 portraits made from 1.2 million Lego blocks by Ai Weiwei at the Hirshhorn in Washington, D.C. The portraits, done by hand, represent people around the world who have been repressed or jailed for their statements or beliefs.

Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Ai Weiwei: Trace at Hirschhorn

The Phillips Collection
Renoir and Friends: Luncheon of the Boating Party

Museum of Design, Atlanta
Text Me: How We Live in Language

Clark Institute, Williamstown
The Impressionist Line: From Degas to Toulouse-Lautrec

Cranbrook Institute, Bloomfield Hills
Keith Haring: The End of the Line

Luncheon of the Boating Party (1880-81) by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, oil on canvas. On view at the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C.

The Met Breuer
Edvard Munch: Between the Clock and the Bed

The Met Fifth Avenue
Michelangelo: Devine Draftsman & Designer

Mint Museum Uptown, Charlotte
A Different Kind of Modern: American Scene Painting 1933–1955

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
William Henry Fox Talbot and the Promise of Photography

Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville
Chaos and Awe: Painting for the 21st Century

Knox Less, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (1962) by Ed Ruscha, gelatin-silver print. Courtesy of the artist. On view at the Blanton Museum of Art in Austin, Texas.

Blanton Museum of Art, Austin
The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip

Dallas Museum of Art
Paris at the Turn of the Century

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
Focus: Katherine Bradford

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China