Art Museums in New York City

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Art Museums in New York City

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  • Cassandra C
    California City, CA27 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Met is a treasure trove of art and history, with beautifully curated exhibits spanning centuries and cultures. It's a must-visit for art enthusiasts and casual visitors alike. Don't miss the rooftop garden for stunning views of Central Park!
    Written 22 May 2024
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  • Janet C
    Birmingham, AL23 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    MoMA is New York's creative hub. Inside, iconic art and interactive exhibits inspire. It's a vibrant place where everyone can discover something new. Leaving, I felt energized by the experience.
    Written 18 May 2024
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  • Escape21441100608
    6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Always a wonderful place to visit when in New York, for the location and the Medieval art treasures. The coffee place is cute, but their cakes were stale, at least the ones we had.
    Written 13 May 2024
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  • brienanni
    Kita, Mali246 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is an amazing collection, three magnificent Vermeer's kick off the visit, intimately displayed in room of their own. You can visit the whole museum in 1-2 hours, so you don't get overfed with art. I actually enjoyed this more than the big ones.
    Written 17 February 2024
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  • RonL40
    Utica, NY3,569 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very easy wayfinding and fun art in the elevators! We started out, as we often do, on the top floor of a museum. Here it's the seventh and beyond the interesting art inside there's a great terrace view of the city with several interesting sculptures to see. The hit of our visit was the large Edward Hopper (one of our favorites) selection from the permanent collection on view. Wonderful museum that offers something new every time we visit.
    Written 12 February 2024
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  • abroadwithashley
    Minneapolis, MN1,717 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Rubin is sadly closing in October of 2024. If you read this review before then, you should go. If you read it after, you missed out on this space, but check out what they’re doing as a museum without walls. The Rubin is a hyper focused museum and all the better for it. We’ve been to scores upon scores of museums around the world, but never one focused on Himalayan Art specifically. And it’s appreciated since the art of the area is too often tossed in with Indian and Chinese or far worse “Asian Art.” While the focus is on more traditional pieces, there are contemporary and interactive elements as well. We highly recommend a visit.
    Written 25 March 2024
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  • PGB
    6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fascinating collections, including a miniature jewelry exhibit, journalist Robert Caro and Tiffany lamps. Eclectic. Fun.
    Written 18 April 2024
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  • VeryPickySuburbanMom
    Southborough, MA20 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We visited on Sunday for the Klimt Exhibit without a reservation and had a very pleasant experience. We waited in a relatively short line outside. Many visitors were entering the relatively small foyer: those with museum reservations, walk-ins like us and others there to dine at the Cafe. There were security people and other staff to guide the process smoothly. Unlike some of the recent reviewers, everyone we encountered was polite and helpful. We went thru a metal detector and had our bags checked but appreciated the security in this day and age. If you are a fan of Gustav Klimt and unable to go to Vienna, highly recommend the Klimt Exhibit. It was well-organized and fascinating. A security employee did ask that visitors who were finished viewing the art move on to make room for others who were waiting but she was not rude about it; there were people "just hanging out" chatting or looking at their cell phones. We spent about an hour between the Klimt Exhibit on the 3rd floor and the exhibits on the 2nd floor. Just to be able to spend some time with the golden portrait of Adele, with her incredible story, is worth the price of admission to me. But of course, art and the museum experience are subjective so if you are measuring by number of works or square foot per dollar, the Neue may not be for you.
    Written 22 April 2024
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  • Rich B
    Allen, TX325 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    I visited the Guggenheim today. I started on floor six and worked my way down. The most positive thing I can say is that it was definitely not my cup of tea. I thought most of the displayed “pieces of art” were depressing…which I guess was the point. Getting a cab outside the museum was quite easy.
    Written 9 March 2024
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  • jam5421
    Monroe, CT36 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing small museum convenient to Museum Mile housed in a gorgeous Beaux-Arts mansion. We were impressed by the exhibit of the works of Es Devlin. From paper models of her ideas to full blown stage sets showing the depth of her creativity and talent. So unique and interesting and a treat for the senses,
    Written 18 February 2024
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  • Lori M
    California1,851 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    convenient location in Columbus Circle. a little pricey for what you get ($18) but I had a pass. there were 3 open floors of galleries plus the lovely goblet display in the stairwell. gorgeous wood carvings in one section, and various other "crafts" showcasing them to actually be just as elevated as "art". exploring what is the difference anyway... ? puppetry, performance art, sculpture, quits, and more gave the visitor plenty to see and enjoy. installations rotate so check what's on! ps - I didn't go the Taylor Swift floor but you are able to see one display on your way to the second floor (which was kind of cool). Nice museum, I would go back.
    Written 8 November 2023
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  • Hugh
    South Ozone Park, NY1,270 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I discovered the work of Nicholas Roerich in Riga Latvia and was surprised that New York had a museum of his work. It is located on 107 St a short walk from St John the Divine. it is housed in a lovely townhouse off Riverside Drive. It is not only chock full of Roerich's paintings but also will give one an appreciation of his inspiration and commitment to world peace. His paintings are spiritual as well as beautiful. For New Yorkers, this is a treasure you perhaps never knew about and will be thrilled to add to your list of unique NY experiences.
    Written 18 January 2024
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  • diegofv85
    Colombia123 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    If you like audio video interactions with a focus on senses , this museum is for you, it takes minimum one hour to see all the rooms .
    Written 19 May 2024
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  • Ellen B
    Bear, DE495 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This was a great museum. I stumbled across it on a things to do this weekend page. It had an exhibit of travel posters across the decades that was fascinating to see and to read the backgrounds of. In the lower level was a movie poster exhibit. Great museum with friendly staff - worth a visit!
    Written 21 April 2024
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  • dcolins
    London, UK109 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I'd seen the work of these people in the South of France in the extremely exciting setting of a stone mine! The old Emigrants Industrial Savings Bank is the venue here: also fascinating, even the old tellers' windows still line the walls. The Chagall and Kandinsky displays were beautiful and moving. We experienced them on the main floor, but on the lower floor I think the feeling is better, the space is much more iopen. While you're there don't miss the vault! You can see what was the bank's old safe door with its many locks , and the experience ijn the small mirrored room is really phenomenal, a wonderful coda to the display.
    Written 20 November 2023
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