Art Museums in NYC
New Museum of Contemporary Art
The New Museum, founded in 1977 and located in the heart of Soho, is the premier destination for
contemporary art in New York City. With an annual schedule of dynamic exhibitions, the Museum presents the most innovative and
experimental work from around the world.
Debate and discussion about contemporary culture are encouraged through a broad range of educational programs, publications, performances, and new media initiatives.
The New Museum offers three floors of innovative contemporary art from around the world as well as a store featuring an extensive selection of art books and designer-created gifts.
Whitney Museum of American Art
The Whitney is the only place in New York where an entire century of American art is always on view.
Visit all of our favorites including the masterpieces by Edward Hopper, Georgia O”Keeffe, Jackson Pollock and Andy Warhol.
Also at the Whitney this season: a lifetime of passionate paintings by Jacob Lawrence, and the legendary Whitney Biennial.
The Frick Collection
Internationally celebrated collection of old master paintings sculpture, and decorative artworks housed in the elegant “ Gilde Age” residence
of steel magnate Henry Clay Frick (1849-1919) make this Fifth Avenue museum an insider’s favorite in New York.
Artists represented include Vermeer, Rembrandt, Titian, Renoir, Manet, Fragonard, Goya, El Greco, and Holbein.
Museum's in NY City