The Top 5 Most Popular Art Exhibitions in the World 2012

  Art Exhibition Location Number of Visitors
1 Masterpieces from the Mauritshuis Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
(Tokyo, Japan)
10,573 per day
2 The Amazon: Cycles of Modernity Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
7,928 per day
3 Nineteenth-century Italian Painting State Hermitage Museum
(St. Petersburg, Russia)
7,747 per day
4 Colourful Realm: Ito Jakuchu National Gallery of Art
(Washington DC, USA)
7,611 per day
5 David Hockney RA: a Bigger Picture Royal Academy of Arts
(London, UK)
7,512 per day
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Sources:  The Art Newspaper Section 2 Number 245, April 2013

List Notes: Data is the top 5 most visited art exhibitions for the year 2012. All figures were calculated automatically by computing the number of days an exhibition was open using the following formula: total number of days between start date and end date, divided by seven, multiplied by the number of days per week the institution is open, minus exceptional closures. Some exhibitions on this list were free to attend.
Most Popular Art Exhibitions in the World 2012

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