MUSEUM SEASON
Catch This Falls Crop of Top Exhibits


DETROIT: DEGAS AND THE DANCE, at the Detroit Institute of Arts October 20 through January 12, amasses more than 100 paintings, drawings, and sculptures of ballerinas by Impressionist Edgar Degas. (313) 833-8499, www.dia.org

NEW YORK: Through January 5, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s RICHARD AVEDON: PORTRAITS explores portraiture from artists to workers from the American West shot by the celebrated fashion photographer. (212) 535-7710, www.metmuseum.org

FORT WORTH: At the Kimbell Art Museum through December 8, MONDRIAN 1892-1914 traces the early career of Piet Mondrian, leading to his later grid paintings. (817) 332-8451, www.kimbellart.org

LAS VEGAS: FABERGÉ: TREASURES FROM THE KREMLIN imports more than 200 works by the Russian decorative artist, including his famed Imperial Easter eggs, to the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art through January 26. (702) 693-7871, www.bellagioresort.com

ST. LOUIS: Plan an impressive art date at the St. Louis Art Museum, which now offers FREE ADMISSION EACH FRIDAY with extended hours until 9 p.m. Think of it as a high-brow happy hour. (314) 721-0072, www.slam.org