Museums

Museums in NYC include the Metropolitan Museum of Art, American Museum of Natural History, Museum of Modern Art, Guggenheim and more.

El Museo del Barrio

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

Jewish Museum

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Museum Mile Festival
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Closed Wednesdays
UPPER EAST SIDE, NYC ~ Preserves Jewish art and culture

Guggenheim Museum

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Museum Mile Festival
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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

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Museum Mile Festival
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Daily
UPPER EAST SIDE, NYC ~ New York’s encyclopedia of art, 5,000 years worth

Africa Center

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Museum Mile Festival
Closed Mondays
African museum
EAST HARLEM ~ Africa and African diaspora policy, business and culture

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

American Museum of Natural History

UPPER WEST SIDE, Daily ~ Human cultures, the natural world and the known universe

Brooklyn Museum

PROSPECT PARK, BROOKLYN, Wed-Sun ~ “Life, Death, and Transformation in the Americas” in the Arts of the Americas Galleries contains Brazilian, Colombian, Mexican, Peruvian, and other Pre-Columbian art. Open late on First Saturdays

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

New Museum of Contemporary Art

235 Bowery (at Prince St)
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Closed Mondays

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

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

Met Cloisters is a museum of medieval European art

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

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

Museum of the Moving Image

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

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

Bronx Museum of the Arts

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

MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art

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


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