Nine American Airports for Art Lovers

Your layover just got better

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Often filled with hours of cramped seating, tabloid reads, and fast food eats, long layovers are rarely culturally enriching experiences. But here in the United States, a few airports are attempting to improve the flight-delay experience with in-terminal public art.

Read on for giant leaping rabbits, rainbow walkways, and a bright spot in one of America’s most notoriously ugly airports.

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Miami International Airport

Host to Art Basel, The Magic City is no stranger to the art scene, and Miami International Airport certainly reflects its locale’s cultural aesthetic. Stroll through an immersive rainbow of light in Christopher Janney’s "Harmonic Convergence," explore “Meltdown,” a new, permanent mural by local artist Jen Star, and check out the rotating series of exhibits, including photographer Bruce Mozert's black-and-white underwater prints near gate D-31.

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