Guggenheim Museum

The Guggenheim Museum in Manhattan’s Upper East Side holds one of the world’s great Modern Art collections.

Museum Mile Festival 2019

FIFTH AVENUE (82ND-105TH ST), UPPER EAST SIDE, Tue, June 11, 2019 ~ Fifth Avenue street fair features free entertainment and admission to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Guggenheim Museum, Cooper Hewitt Museum, Jewish Museum, Museum of the City of NY and El Museo del Barrio.

Guggenheim Collection: Brancusi is ongoing. The exhibition shows sculpture and photographs by Constantin Brancusi (1876–1957), the Romanian modern artist who changed sculpture forever.


 

Guggenheim Museum. Courtesy David Heald / Guggenheim Foundation.

Guggenheim Museum. Courtesy David Heald / Guggenheim Foundation.


The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum holds one of the world’s great Modern Art collections of French, Italian, Jewish, Portuguese, Romanian and Spanish artists.

Tickets are available online or at the door.

Admission

Adults: $15
Students and Seniors (ID or 65+): $10
Children under 12: Free
Members: Free

Saturday from 5 – 7:45 pm, admission is pay what you wish.
The last ticket is sold at 7:15 pm.

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

1071 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10128
(between 88th & 89th St)
Upper East Side, Manhattan

(212) 423-3500

Subway

  • (4) (5) (6) to 86th St. Walk three blocks west to Fifth Avenue and two blocks north to the Museum.
  • (N) (Q) to 86th St. Walk five blocks west to Fifth Avenue and two blocks north to the Museum.

Bus

M1, M2, M3, M4 down Fifth Avenue or up Madison Avenue to 89th St

Hours

10 am-5:45 pm (7:45 pm on Saturday)
Closed Thursdays

The image courtesy of the Museum is Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Restoration Completion. Photograph by David Heald. © The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York


For more information, visit www.Guggenheim.org


The Guggenheim fortune was made in mining and smelting, including Colorado silver and Alaskan gold.

The collection was originally Solomon R. Guggenheim’s personal collection. He began showing it to the public from his apartment in the Plaza Hotel. The museum was founded in 1939 under the direction of German artist Hilla von Rebay.

The Museum moved in 1959 to the iconic building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. You can walk up the spiral ramps or take the elevator to the top an unwind (which is probably what Lloyd Wright had in mind).


 



Josef Albers in Mexico shows his inspirations from Aztec, Maya, & Inca art

November 3, 2017 – February 18, 2018
~
Guggenheim Museum
Upper East Side, Manhattan
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Albers was one of the great teachers of American contemporary artists. The curator shows how Albers’ travel in Latin America profoundly influenced his art.

Trump asks for Van Gogh, is offered 18K gold toilet

‘The Washington Post’
January 25, 2018

Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim

Guggenheim Museum
1071 5th Ave, Upper East Side
February 10 – September 6, 2017


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