Museums/Galleries in New York City

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Museums/Galleries in New York City

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Name Category Location
 
303 Gallery
International cutting-edge artists shown here...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
9/11 Memorial Museum
To one side of the reflecting pools of the 9/11...
Museums / Galleries Financial District
 
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
The centerpiece of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space...
Museums / Galleries Midtown West
 
Acquavella Galleries
The 19th- and 20th-century museum-quality art...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
American Folk Art Museum
After a near death, or rather, near debt...
Museums / Galleries Upper West Side
 
American Museum of Natural History
The largest natural history museum in the...
Museums / Galleries Upper West Side
 
Andrea Rosen Gallery
Artists on the cutting edge, such as Felix...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Asia Society and Museum
The Asian art collection of Mr. and Mrs. John D....
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Brooklyn Children's Museum
A mile east of Grand Army Plaza is the oldest...
Museums / Galleries Park Slope
 
Brooklyn Historical Society
Housed in an 1881 Queen Anne–style National...
Museums / Galleries Brooklyn Heights
 
Brooklyn Museum
Although it may be overshadowed by the big name...
Museums / Galleries Park Slope
 
Casey Kaplan
Founded in 1995, the Casey Kaplan gallery...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Cheim & Read
This prestigious gallery represents artists...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Children's Museum of Manhattan
In this five-story exploratorium, children ages...
Museums / Galleries Upper West Side
 
Children's Museum of the Arts
The CMA seeks to give children ages 1 to 15...
Museums / Galleries West Village
 
The Cloisters Museum and Gardens
Perched on a wooded hill in Fort Tryon Park, near...
Museums / Galleries Inwood
 
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution
The Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum is...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
David Findlay Jr. Gallery
This well-established gallery concentrates on...
Museums / Galleries Midtown West
 
David Zwirner
In 2013, Zwirner further solidified his...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Drawing Center
At this nonprofit organization the focus is...
Museums / Galleries SoHo
 
Edwynn Houk Gallery
The impressive stable of 20th-century...
Museums / Galleries Midtown East
 
El Museo del Barrio
El barrio is Spanish for "the neighborhood" and...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Fraunces Tavern Museum
This former tavern, where General George...
Museums / Galleries Financial District
 
Frick Collection
Henry Clay Frick made his fortune amid the soot...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Gagosian Gallery
This enterprising modern gallery has two large...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Galerie Lelong
This large gallery presents challenging...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Gallery Onetwentyeight
Inside this narrow space, artist Kazuko Miyamoto...
Museums / Galleries Lower East Side
 
Gladstone Gallery
The international roster of artists at this...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Hauser & Wirth
On the site of the former Roxy nightclub and...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Hirschl & Adler Gallery
Although this gallery has a selection of European...
Museums / Galleries Midtown West
 
The Hispanic Society of America Museum and Library
This is the best collection of Hispanic and...
Museums / Galleries Harlem
 
The Hole
Run by Kathy Grayson, the former director of the...
Museums / Galleries East Village
 
International Center of Photography
Founded in 1974 by photojournalist Cornell Capa...
Museums / Galleries Midtown West
 
Jack Shainman Gallery
Emerging and established artists such as Tallur...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art
At the top of a hill sits this replica of a...
Museums / Galleries Staten Island
 
Jane Kahan
This welcoming gallery represents some lofty...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Japan Society
The stylish, serene lobby of the Japan Society...
Museums / Galleries Midtown East
 
The Jewish Museum
In a Gothic-style 1908 mansion, the Jewish Museum...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Leo Castelli
Castelli was one of the most influential...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Leslie + Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art
Founded in the late 1980s, this museum has...
Museums / Galleries SoHo
 
Lower East Side Tenement Museum
Step back in time and into the partially restored...
Museums / Galleries Lower East Side
 
Luhring Augustine Gallery
Owners Lawrence Luhring and Roland Augustine have...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Madame Tussaud's New York
Sit in the Oval Office with President Obama, sing...
Museums / Galleries Midtown West
 
Marian Goodman Gallery
Perhaps the most respected contemporary art...
Museums / Galleries Midtown West
 
Marlborough Chelsea
With galleries in London, Monaco, and Madrid, the...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Marlborough Gallery (Midtown)
The Marlborough gallery has an international...
Museums / Galleries Midtown West
 
Mary Boone Gallery
Based in SoHo in the late seventies, when it...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Matthew Marks Gallery
A hot venue for both the New York and...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Merchant's House Museum
Built in 1832, this redbrick house, combining...
Museums / Galleries East Village
 
Metro Pictures
The hottest talents in contemporary art shown...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
If Manhattan held no other museum than the...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Mitchell-Innes & Nash
This sleek spot represents the estates of Roy...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
MoMA PS1
A pioneer in the "alternative-space" movement,...
Museums / Galleries Long Island City
 
Morgan Library and Museum
The treasures inside this museum, gathered by...
Museums / Galleries Murray Hill
 
Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden
Built in 1799, this former carriage house...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Museum at FIT
What this small, three-gallery museum housed in...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Museum of American Finance
Pre-9/11, a visit to the New York Stock Exchange...
Museums / Galleries Financial District
 
Museum of American Illustration
Founded in 1901, the museum of the Society of...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Museum of Arts and Design
In a funky-looking white building right across...
Museums / Galleries Upper West Side
 
The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA)
Founded in 1980, this museum is dedicated to...
Museums / Galleries Chinatown
 
Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
In a granite 85-foot hexagon at the southern...
Museums / Galleries Financial District
 
Museum of Mathematics
There's no exact formula to get kids excited...
Museums / Galleries Flatiron District
 
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Art enthusiasts and novices alike are often...
Museums / Galleries Midtown West
 
Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space
Opened in late 2012, this self-described "living...
Museums / Galleries East Village
 
Museum of Sex
Ponder the profound history and cultural...
Museums / Galleries Flatiron District
 
Museum of the City of New York
In a Colonial Revival building designed for the...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Museum of the Moving Image
Like switching to a widescreen television, the...
Museums / Galleries Astoria
 
Nancy Hoffman Gallery
Contemporary painting, sculpture, drawing,...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
National Museum of the American Indian (Smithsonian Institution)
Massive granite columns rise to a pediment...
Museums / Galleries, Native American Sites Financial District
 
Neue Galerie New York
Early-20th-century German and Austrian art and...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
New Museum
This seven-story, 60,000-square-foot...
Museums / Galleries Lower East Side
 
New York City Fire Museum
In the former headquarters of Engine 30—a...
Museums / Galleries SoHo
 
New York City Police Museum
Why are police called cops? Why does a police...
Museums / Galleries Financial District
 
New York Earth Room
Noted "earthworks" artist Walter De Maria's 1977...
Museums / Galleries SoHo
 
New York Hall of Science
At the northwestern edge of Flushing...
Museums / Galleries Flushing and Corona
 
New York Transit Museum
Step down into a 1930s subway station, where...
Museums / Galleries Brooklyn Heights
 
New-York Historical Society
Manhattan's oldest museum, founded in 1804, was...
Museums / Galleries Upper West Side
 
Nicholas Roerich Museum
An 1898 Upper West Side town house contains this...
Museums / Galleries Upper West Side
 
The Noguchi Museum
In 1985 the Japanese-American sculptor Isamu...
Museums / Galleries Long Island City
 
OK Harris Works of Art
Since 1969, this contemporary fine-arts gallery...
Museums / Galleries SoHo
 
Pace Gallery
The impressive roster of artists represented by...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Pace Gallery (Midtown)
This leading contemporary art gallery—now with...
Museums / Galleries Midtown East
 
The Paley Center for Media
With three galleries of photographs and artifacts...
Museums / Galleries Midtown West
 
Paula Cooper Gallery
SoHo pioneer Paula Cooper moved to Chelsea in...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Peter Findlay Gallery
Covering 19th- and 20th-century works by European...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Pierogi Gallery
Nope, it's not a restaurant, it's a hip art...
Museums / Galleries Williamsburg
 
Queens Museum of Art
Between the zoo and the Unisphere in Flushing...
Museums / Galleries Flushing and Corona
 
Robert Miller Gallery
The Robert Miller Gallery, founded in 1977 by...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Ronald Feldman Fine Arts
Founded in 1971 and in SoHo since the 1980s, this...
Museums / Galleries SoHo
 
Rubin Museum of Art
This sleek and serene museum spread over six...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
SculptureCenter
Founded by artists in 1928 to exhibit innovative...
Museums / Galleries Long Island City
 
Sideshow Gallery
The focus is on local Williamsburg artists at...
Museums / Galleries Williamsburg
 
Skyscraper Museum
Why get a crick in your neck—or worse, risk...
Museums / Galleries Financial District
 
Smack Mellon
Inside a 12,000-square-foot restored boiler...
Museums / Galleries DUMBO
 
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Frank Lloyd Wright's landmark nautilus-like...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Sonnabend
This pioneer of the SoHo art scene continues to...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Sotheby's
Occupying its own 10-story building, this...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Spanierman Gallery
This venerable gallery deals in 19th- and...
Museums / Galleries Midtown West
 
Sperone Westwater
Founded in 1975 in SoHo, and after spending...
Museums / Galleries Lower East Side
 
Studio Museum in Harlem
Contemporary art by African-American, Caribbean,...
Museums / Galleries Harlem
 
Tanya Bonakdar Gallery
Contemporary artists such as Uta Barth, whose...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Tibor de Nagy Gallery
Founded in 1950, this gallery shows works by...
Museums / Galleries Midtown West
 
Ukrainian Museum
From the late nineteenth century through the...
Museums / Galleries East Village
 
Whitney Museum of American Art
With its bold collection of 20th- and...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side

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