Museums in New York City

Most NYC museums show some Latin culture. The Latin ones are El Museo del Barrio, Hispanic Society and the Museum of the American Indian.

MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art

Monday, October 21, 2019
MIDTOWN, NYC ~ One of the world’s most important museums of Modern, Post-War, and Contemporary art and film, reopens with exhibitions more inclusive of time, region and gender. ¡Bravo!

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Daily
UPPER EAST SIDE, NYC ~ New York’s encyclopedia of art

American Museum of Natural History

Daily
UPPER WEST SIDE, NYC ~ Human cultures and the natural world includes us all

Guggenheim Museum

Closed Thursdays
UPPER EAST SIDE ~ One of the world’s great Impressionist, Modern, Post-War & Contemporary collections includes French, Italian, Jewish, Portuguese, Romanian and Spanish artists

Brooklyn Museum

Wednesday-Sunday
PROSPECT PARK, Brooklyn ~ NYC’s second biggest museum has good collections of African and Pre-Columbian art. First Saturdays are a Free party.

Africa Center

Closed Mondays
EAST HARLEM ~ A center for dialogue on policy, business and the culture of Africa and the African diaspora

National Museum of the American Indian

FINANCIAL DISTRICT, Daily ~ This branch of the Smithsonian does great bilingual exhibitions. FREE

The Drawing Center is New York City’s museum of drawing

35 Wooster St
(between Broome & Grand)
SoHo, Manhattan
Wednesday – Sunday

Met Cloisters is a museum of medieval European art

99 Margaret Corbin Dr
Fort Tryon Park
Washington Heights, Manhattan
Daily

Museum of the Moving Image

ASTORIA, QUEENS, Tue-Sun ~ NYC’s museum of Film, TV, & Media
#MUSEUM #MOVIETHEATER

The Frick Collection of old masters, European sculpture, and decorative arts

1 East 70th St at Fifth Ave
Upper East Side
Closed on Mondays

MoMA PS1 is the Museum of Modern Art’s Experimental Space

22-25 Jackson Ave
(between 46th Ave & 46th Rd)
Long Island City, Queens
Closed Tuesday & Wednesday

Jewish Museum

Closed Wednesdays
UPPER EAST SIDE, NYC ~ A museum of Jewish art and culture is Free on Saturdays

New Museum of Contemporary Art

Closed Mondays
LOWER EAST SIDE, NYC ~ New York City’s contemporary art museum is transforming the Bowery

Whitney Museum of American Art shows art of the United States

Closed Tuesdays
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99 Gansevoort St
(at Washington St)
Meatpacking District, Manhattan
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Modern, Post-War & Contemporary Art

El Museo del Barrio

Wednesday-Sunday
Art museum
EAST HARLEM, NYC ~ Puerto Rican, Caribbean & Latin American art museum and community center

Bronx Museum of the Arts

CONCOURSE VILLAGE, THE BRONX; Community art museum; Wed-Sun ~ Art associated with The Bronx

Morgan Library

MURRAY HILL, Tue-Sun, antique book museum ~ JP Morgan’s home is now a museum of historic manuscripts, early books and old master drawings and prints