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museums in New York City

American Museum of Natural History – New York

American Museum of Natural History – New York

New York - Central Park West at 79th Street
closed on: open every day, except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
The American Museum of Natural History in New York, is one of the world's largest science museums; founded in 1869, it is located on Central Park West
Cooper Hewitt Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt Design Museum

New York - 2 East 91st St
closed on: open daily, except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
The Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum in New York is the most important museum in the United States solely dedicated to design and decorative arts.
Frick Collection – New York

Frick Collection – New York

New York - 1 East 70th Street
closed on: Mondays, and New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Independence Day, and Christmas Day
The Frick Collection in New York is a museum of fine and applied arts from the Middle Ages to the mid-20th century located on Manhattan's Upper East Side
MET Fifth Avenue – The Metropolitan Museum of Art

MET Fifth Avenue – The Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York - 1000 Fifth Avenue
closed on: open daily, except Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1, and the first Monday in May
Opened in 1870, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York (also known as the MET), located along Central Park, is one of the world's leading art museums
MoMA PS1

MoMA PS1

New York - 22-25 Jackson Ave. Long Island City
closed on: Tuesday and Wednesday
The MoMA PS1 is a famous contemporary art center located in the Queens neighborhood of New York; it is a branch of the Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan
Morgan Library and Museum

Morgan Library and Museum

New York - 225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street
closed on: Mondays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day
The Morgan Library and Museum in New York is a cultural complex located in Midtown Manhattan, renowned for its artworks, books and manuscripts collections
Museum of Art and Design

Museum of Art and Design

New York - 2 Columbus Circle
closed on: Monday
The Museum of Art and Design (also known as MAD) in Manhattan, New York, is a research and exhibition center dedicated to art, craft and design
Museum of Jewish Heritage

Museum of Jewish Heritage

New York - Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place
closed on: Saturday
The Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York is a museum dedicated to Jewish life, history and culture and a living memorial to the victims of the Holocaust.
Museum of the City of New York

Museum of the City of New York

New York - 1220 Fifth Avenue
closed on: open all days
The Museum of the City of New York is an institution dedicated to the history, heritage and future development of New York from its foundation to the present
Museum of the Moving Image

Museum of the Moving Image

New York - 36-01 35 Avenue
closed on: Monday and Tuesday
The Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, New York City, is the only museum in the U.S. Exclusively dedicated to film, television and digital entertainment
National September 11 Memorial & Museum

National September 11 Memorial & Museum

New York - 180 Greenwich St
closed on: open daily except September 11
The National September 11 Memorial & Museum is a remembrance site in New York aimed to document the 9/11/2001 attacks and commemorate their victims
New Museum

New Museum

New York - 235 Bowery
closed on: Mondays
The New Museum is a leading museum in New York dedicated to contemporary art, located in the Bowery neighborhood and housed in an iconic building by SANAA
New York Botanical Garden

New York Botanical Garden

New York - 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx
closed on: Mondays, Thanksgiving, and December 25
Located in the Bronx borough, the New York Botanical Garden is one of the largest and most renowned botanical gardens, and “living museums” in the world
Solomon Guggenheim Museum

Solomon Guggenheim Museum

New York - 1071 Fifth Avenue at 89th Street, Manhattan
closed on: Thursday
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York is a famed modern and contemporary art museums, its collection focuses on art from the 19th to the 21st century
Storefront for Art and Architecture

Storefront for Art and Architecture

New York - 97 Kenmare Street
closed on: Sundays, Mondays, and during exhibition set up
Storefront for Art and Architecture is a gallery in New York, designed by Steven Holl and Vito Acconci, aimed to promote art, architecture, and design
The Bronx Museum of the Arts

The Bronx Museum of the Arts

New York - 1040 Grand Concourse
closed on: Mondays and Tuesdays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas and New Year's Day
The Bronx Museum of the Arts is a museum of contemporary art in New York City. It is housed in an iconic building designed by U.S. practice Arquitectonica
The MET Cloisters – New York

The MET Cloisters – New York

New York - 99 Margaret Corbin Drive - Fort Tryon Park
closed on: open daily, except Thanksgiving Day, December 25, and January 1
A branch of the MET, The Cloisters is a museum of medieval art and architecture in New York, housed in an historical building in Upper Manhattan
The Museum of Modern Art – MoMA

The Museum of Modern Art – MoMA

New York - 11 West Fifty-third Street, Manhattan
closed on: open every day, except Thanksgiving and Christmas
The Museum of Modern Art in New York, also known as MoMA, is one of the most important museums in the world of modern & contemporary visual arts and design
Whitney Museum of American Art

Whitney Museum of American Art

New York - 99 Gansevoort Street
closed on: Monday and Tuesday
The Whitney Museum of American Art in the Meatpacking district, Manhattan, New York is a museum dedicated to the United States modern and contemporary art

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New York | MoMA unveils its campus general expansion plan by DS+R

New York | MoMA unveils its campus general expansion plan by DS+R

The MoMA in New York announced the completion of its campus' east end renovation and unveiled general expansion plan by Diller Scofidio + Renfro

New York | New MET Breuer opens to the public

New York | New MET Breuer opens to the public

The new MET Breuer, the venue MET dedicates to modern and contemporary art, opens March 18, 2016, after a major restoration of the building by Marcel Breuer

The Guggenheim, an American revolution

The Guggenheim, an American revolution

The history of the Guggenheim museum in New York is that of a revolutionary dream that Solomon R. Guggenheim, Frank Lloyd Wright and Hilla Rebay made real

New York | the new home of the Whitney

New York | the new home of the Whitney

The new home of the Whitney Museum of American Art, by Renzo Piano Building Workshop, opens in New York on Spring 2015 with a great inaugural exhibition

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Major exhibition at New York’s MoMA celebrates Frank Lloyd Wright 150th anniversary

Major exhibition at New York’s MoMA celebrates Frank Lloyd Wright 150th anniversary

From June 12 at the Museum of Modern Art in NY the exhibition “Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive” celebrates an icon of American architecture

New York City | Whitney Biennial 2017, for the first time at Whitney’s new Meatpacking district home

New York City | Whitney Biennial 2017, for the first time at Whitney’s new Meatpacking district home

Until June 11, 2017, the Whitney Museum in New York hosts the Whitney Biennial 2017, for the first time in the museum's new home at the Meatpacking district

NYC| Jenny Sabin wins 2017 YAP – Young Architects Program – by MoMA

NYC| Jenny Sabin wins 2017 YAP – Young Architects Program – by MoMA

The project Lumen by Jenny Sabin Studio has been named the winning design of the 2017 edition of YAP - Young Architect Program organized in New York by MoMA

NYC | Scraps: Fashion, Textiles and Creative Reuse at the Cooper Hewitt

NYC | Scraps: Fashion, Textiles and Creative Reuse at the Cooper Hewitt

The exhibition "Scraps: Fashion, Textiles and Creative Reuse" presents the work of 3 designers who put sustainability at the heart of the design process

The Museum of the City of New York opens a new permanent exhibition

The Museum of the City of New York opens a new permanent exhibition

The Museum of the City of New York has announced the inauguration of its new permanent exhibition "New York at Its Core", open from November 18, 2016

New York – Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest exhibition at The New Museum

New York – Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest exhibition at The New Museum

From October 26, 2016 to January 8, 2017, The New Museum in New York presents the most comprehensive presentation of Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist to date

NYC| How Should We Live? Propositions for the Modern Interior at MoMA

NYC| How Should We Live? Propositions for the Modern Interior at MoMA

With How Should We Live? Propositions for the Modern Interior, on view from October 1, 2016, the Museum of Modern Art examines the modernist interior space

All the MoMA departments join to narrate the revolutionary ’60s

All the MoMA departments join to narrate the revolutionary ’60s

With "From the Collection: 1960–1969", the MoMA reinstalls its 4th-floor collection galleries with works from all 6 of its curatorial departments

Manus x Machina exhibition – Fashion from hand to machine at MET

Manus x Machina exhibition – Fashion from hand to machine at MET

The exhibition "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology", at the Met Museum New York from May 5, 2016, compares hand-made and machine-made fashion

New York | Open Plan, 5-part exhibition at the Whitney Museum

New York | Open Plan, 5-part exhibition at the Whitney Museum

From February 26, the Whitney Museum in New York presents a 5-part exhibition on Andrea Fraser, Lucy Dodd, Michael Heizer, Cecil Taylor, and Steve McQueen

Want to learn photography? MoMA launches free online course

Want to learn photography? MoMA launches free online course

Beginning February 10, the Museum of Modern Art of New York starts a free online course focused on photography, running on the e-learning platform Coursera

MoMA PS1’s YAP 2016 winning design by Escobedo Solíz

MoMA PS1’s YAP 2016 winning design by Escobedo Solíz

"Weaving the Courtyard", the winning design of Young Architects Program 2016 by Escobedo Solíz Studio, is now on view at the MoMA PS1 in Queens, New York

New York | A constellation of Japanese architects at MoMA

New York | A constellation of Japanese architects at MoMA

From March 13, 2016, MoMA the Museum of Modern Art in New York features the architecture exhibition “A Japanese Constellation: Toyo Ito, SANAA, and Beyond”

YAP 2015 winning project Cosmo by Andrés Jaque at MoMA PS1

YAP 2015 winning project Cosmo by Andrés Jaque at MoMA PS1

The water-filtering installation Cosmo by Andrés Jaque. winner of the Young Architect Program 2015, is on view at the MoMA PS1 in New York until September 6

NY | Picasso 3D work on exhibition at MoMA

NY | Picasso 3D work on exhibition at MoMA

The great exhibition Picasso Sculpture, at the Museum of Modern Art - MoMA in New York until February 7, 2016, presents some 150 3D works by Pablo Picasso

New York | Between Architecture and Art – Endless House at MoMA

New York | Between Architecture and Art – Endless House at MoMA

Endless House Intersections of Art and Architecture at MoMA from 27 June depicts single-family house as a centerpiece of architects and artists creativity

NYCxDesign | A short guide to NYC’s celebration of design. May 8-19, 2015

NYCxDesign | A short guide to NYC’s celebration of design. May 8-19, 2015

A short guide to NYCxDesign, New York's celebration of design, running from 8 to 19 May 2015 in various venues, museums, galleries and fairs across the city

This is for Everyone: Design for the Common Good at MoMA

This is for Everyone: Design for the Common Good at MoMA

From February 14, 2015 to January 01, 2016 the MoMA Museum of Modern Art, presents This Is for Everyone: Design Experiments for the Common Good

N.Y | Kandinsky Before Abstraction – Guggenheim Museum

N.Y | Kandinsky Before Abstraction – Guggenheim Museum

Until April 1, 2015 the Guggenheim Museum presents Kandinsky Before Abstraction, 1901–1911 featuring 16 early paintings and woodcuts by Wassily Kandinsky

NYC | Banksy Does New York

NYC | Banksy Does New York

HBO Documentary Films announced the new movie "Banksy Does New York" to be launched on Monday 17 November 2014

New York | MoMA – Cut to Swipe

New York | MoMA – Cut to Swipe

From October 11, 2014 to March 22, 2015 the Museum of Modern Art , New York, presents a captivating project entitled Cut to Swipe

Museums in literature – 01

Museums in literature – 01

Museums, how did they look when we were children? In "The Catcher in the Rye", J.D. Salinger recalls a visit to the American Museum of Natural History

New York | Designing Modern Women

New York | Designing Modern Women

Objects and graphics, forming the content of the exhibition “Designing Modern Women, 1890–1990” at the MoMA, testify the women's contribution to modernity

NYC | Dan Graham, MET Roof Garden Commission 2014

NYC | Dan Graham, MET Roof Garden Commission 2014

The 2014 commission for the Roof Garden at the Metropolitan Museum of Art: a new pavilion by the American artist Dan Graham with designer Günther Vogt

New York | A Collection of Ideas | MoMA

New York | A Collection of Ideas | MoMA

The exhibition “A Collection of Ideas” at the MoMA New York testifies how much good design is made of "ideas supported by objects" and inventive innovation

New York | Hy-Fi installation at MoMA PS1

New York | Hy-Fi installation at MoMA PS1

The 2014 YAP MoMA PS1 casts a glimpse on the possible architecture of the future, envisaging a biomorph tower, made of a brand new kind of bricks

USA | 14th Architecture Biennale

USA | 14th Architecture Biennale

The Unites States of America pavilion at the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale has been conceived as a workshop aimed to encourage research and debate

BIG U winning project for “Rebuild by Design” in NYC

BIG U winning project for “Rebuild by Design” in NYC

The BIG Team, formed by Inexhibit magazine's friend BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group and by One Architecture, winning design for "Rebuild by Design" in New York

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