We have entered an era where plain photos just don't cut it anymore. The filters on Instagram make us all look like professional photographers (or at least they make our lives look way cooler online). And the explosion of colors, textures, and shapes offered in an art exhibit seem like they're begging to be Instagrammed. Unfortunately, not every museum or gallery welcomes the app into their space. "No Photos" signs pop up all over art installations like angry pimples. Of course, we know you're going to do it anyway. To make sure you get the best shot, here's A Guide to Instagramming At an Art Exhibit (Even When You're Not Supposed To).

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