Museums/Galleries in New York City

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Museums/Galleries in New York City

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
303 Gallery
International cutting-edge artists shown here include up-and-coming...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
The centerpiece of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum complex...
Museums / Galleries Midtown West
 
Acquavella Galleries
The 19th- and 20th-century museum-quality art shown inside this...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
American Folk Art Museum
After a near death, or rather, near debt experience in late 2011...
Museums / Galleries Upper West Side
 
American Museum of Natural History
The largest natural history museum in the world is also one of...
Museums / Galleries Upper West Side
 
Andrea Rosen Gallery
Artists on the cutting edge, such as Felix Gonzalez-Torres, video-artists...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Asia Society and Museum
The Asian art collection of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Brooklyn Children's Museum
A mile east of Grand Army Plaza is the oldest children's museum...
Museums / Galleries Park Slope and Prospect Heights
 
Brooklyn Historical Society
Housed in an 1881 Queen Anne–style National Landmark building...
Museums / Galleries Downtown Brooklyn
 
Brooklyn Museum
Although it may be overshadowed by the big name museums in Manhattan...
Museums / Galleries Park Slope and Prospect Heights
 
Casey Kaplan
Founded in 1995, the Casey Kaplan gallery represents contemporary...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Cheim & Read
This prestigious gallery represents artists such as Louise Bourgeois...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Children's Museum of Manhattan
In this five-story exploratorium, children ages one to seven...
Museums / Galleries Upper West Side
 
Children's Museum of the Arts
The CMA seeks to give children ages 1 to 15 room to get really...
Museums / Galleries West Village
 
The Cloisters Museum and Gardens
Perched on a wooded hill in Fort Tryon Park, near Manhattan's...
Museums / Galleries Upper West Side
 
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution
The Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum is closed while undergoing...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
David Findlay Jr. Gallery
This well-established gallery concentrates on contemporary and...
Museums / Galleries Midtown West
 
David Zwirner
In 2013, Zwirner further solidified his commitment to contemporary...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Drawing Center
At this nonprofit organization the focus is only on drawings—contemporary...
Museums / Galleries SoHo
 
El Museo del Barrio
El barrio is Spanish for "the neighborhood" and the nickname...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Fraunces Tavern Museum
This former tavern, where General George Washington celebrated...
Museums / Galleries Financial District
 
Frick Collection
Henry Clay Frick made his fortune amid the soot and smoke of...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Gagosian Gallery
This enterprising modern gallery has two large Chelsea branches...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Galerie Lelong
This large gallery presents challenging installations and art...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Gallery Onetwentyeight
Inside this narrow space, artist Kazuko Miyamoto directs crisp...
Museums / Galleries Lower East Side
 
Gladstone Gallery
The international roster of artists at this gallery's two Chelsea...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Hauser & Wirth
On the site of the former Roxy nightclub and roller rink on West...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Hirschl & Adler Gallery
Although this gallery has a selection of European works, it's...
Museums / Galleries Midtown West
 
The Hispanic Society of America Museum and Library
This is the best collection of Hispanic and Spanish art outside...
Museums / Galleries Harlem
 
The Hole
Run by Kathy Grayson, the former director of the highly influential...
Museums / Galleries East Village
 
International Center of Photography
Founded in 1974 by photojournalist Cornell Capa (photographer...
Museums / Galleries Midtown West
 
Jack Shainman Gallery
Emerging and established artists such as Tallur L.N., a young...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art
At the top of a hill sits this replica of a Tibetan monastery...
Museums / Galleries Staten Island
 
Jane Kahan
This welcoming gallery represents some lofty works. In addition...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Japan Society
The stylish, serene lobby of the Japan Society has interior bamboo...
Museums / Galleries Midtown East
 
The Jewish Museum
In a Gothic-style 1908 mansion, the Jewish Museum draws on a...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Leo Castelli
Castelli was one of the most influential dealers of the 20th...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Leslie + Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art
Founded in the late 1980s, this museum has roots in the collection...
Museums / Galleries SoHo
 
Lower East Side Tenement Museum
Step back in time and into the partially restored 1863 tenement...
Museums / Galleries Lower East Side
 
Luhring Augustine Gallery
Owners Lawrence Luhring and Roland Augustine have been working...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Madame Tussaud's New York
Sit in the Oval Office with President Obama, sing along with...
Museums / Galleries Midtown West
 
Marian Goodman Gallery
Perhaps the most respected contemporary art dealer in town, the...
Museums / Galleries Midtown West
 
Marlborough Chelsea
With galleries in London, Monaco, and Madrid, the Marlborough...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Marlborough Gallery (Midtown)
The Marlborough gallery has an international reputation, representing...
Museums / Galleries Midtown West
 
Mary Boone Gallery
Based in SoHo in the late seventies, when it was a hot showcase...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Matthew Marks Gallery
A hot venue for both the New York and international art crowd...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Merchant's House Museum
Built in 1832, this redbrick house, combining Federal and Greek...
Museums / Galleries East Village
 
Metro Pictures
The hottest talents in contemporary art shown here include Cindy...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
If Manhattan held no other museum than the colossal Metropolitan...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Mitchell-Innes & Nash
This sleek spot represents the estates of Roy Lichtenstein and...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
MoMA PS1
A pioneer in the "alternative-space" movement, PS1 rose from...
Museums / Galleries Queens
 
Morgan Library and Museum
The treasures inside this museum, gathered by John Pierpont Morgan...
Museums / Galleries Midtown East
 
Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden
Built in 1799, this former carriage house became a day hotel...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Museum of American Finance
Pre-9/11, a visit to the New York Stock Exchange was the ultimate...
Museums / Galleries Financial District
 
Museum of American Illustration
Founded in 1901, the museum of the Society of Illustrators presents...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Museum of Arts and Design
In a funky-looking white building right across the street from...
Museums / Galleries Upper West Side
 
The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA)
Founded in 1980, this museum is dedicated to preserving and presenting...
Museums / Galleries Chinatown
 
Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
In a granite 85-foot hexagon at the southern end of Battery Park...
Museums / Galleries Financial District
 
Museum of Mathematics
There's no exact formula to get kids excited about math, but...
Museums / Galleries Flatiron District
 
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Art enthusiasts and novices alike are often awestruck by the...
Museums / Galleries Midtown West
 
Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space
Opened in late 2012, this self-described "living archive of urban...
Museums / Galleries East Village
 
Museum of Sex
Ponder the profound history and cultural significance of sex...
Museums / Galleries Flatiron District
 
Museum of the City of New York
In a Colonial Revival building designed for the museum in the...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Museum of the Moving Image
Like switching to a widescreen television, the Museum of the...
Museums / Galleries Queens
 
Nancy Hoffman Gallery
Contemporary painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, and video...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
National Museum of the American Indian (Smithsonian Institution)
Massive granite columns rise to a pediment topped by a double...
Museums / Galleries, Native American Sites Financial District
 
Neue Galerie New York
Early-20th-century German and Austrian art and design are the...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
New Museum
This seven-story, 60,000-square-foot structure—a glimmering metal...
Museums / Galleries Lower East Side
 
New York City Fire Museum
In the former headquarters of Engine 30—a handsome beaux arts...
Museums / Galleries SoHo
 
New York City Police Museum
Why are police called cops? Why does a police badge have eight...
Museums / Galleries Financial District
 
New York Earth Room
Noted "earthworks" artist Walter De Maria's 1977 avant-garde...
Museums / Galleries SoHo
 
New York Hall of Science
At the northwestern edge of Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, the...
Museums / Galleries Queens
 
New York Transit Museum
Step down into a 1930s subway station, where you'll find more...
Museums / Galleries Downtown Brooklyn
 
New-York Historical Society
Manhattan's oldest museum, founded in 1804, was brought up-to-date...
Museums / Galleries Upper West Side
 
Nicholas Roerich Museum
An 1898 Upper West Side town house contains this small, eccentric...
Museums / Galleries Upper West Side
 
The Noguchi Museum
In 1985 the Japanese-American sculptor Isamu Noguchi (1904–88)...
Museums / Galleries Queens
 
OK Harris Works of Art
Since 1969, this contemporary fine-arts gallery has showed a...
Museums / Galleries SoHo
 
Pace Gallery
The impressive roster of artists represented by the Pace Gallery...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
The Paley Center for Media
With three galleries of photographs and artifacts that document...
Museums / Galleries Midtown West
 
Paula Cooper Gallery
SoHo pioneer Paula Cooper moved to Chelsea in 1996, and enlisted...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Peter Findlay Gallery
Covering 19th- and 20th-century works by European artists, this...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Pierogi Gallery
Nope, it's not a restaurant, it's a hip art gallery. Check out...
Museums / Galleries Williamsburg
 
Queens Museum of Art
Between the zoo and the Unisphere in Flushing Meadows–Corona...
Museums / Galleries Queens
 
Robert Miller Gallery
The Robert Miller Gallery, founded in 1977 by Robert Miller –...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Ronald Feldman Fine Arts
Founded in 1971 and in SoHo since the 1980s, this gallery represents...
Museums / Galleries SoHo
 
Rubin Museum of Art
This sleek and serene museum spread over six floors is the largest...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
SculptureCenter
Founded by artists in 1928 to exhibit innovative contemporary...
Museums / Galleries Queens
 
Sideshow Gallery
The focus is on local Williamsburg artists at this pioneering...
Museums / Galleries Williamsburg
 
Skyscraper Museum
Why get a crick in your neck—or worse, risk looking like a tourist—while...
Museums / Galleries Financial District
 
Smack Mellon
Inside a 12,000-square-foot restored boiler building with a 35-foot...
Museums / Galleries Waterfront Brooklyn
 
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Frank Lloyd Wright's landmark nautilus-like museum building is...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Sonnabend
This pioneer of the SoHo art scene continues to show important...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Sotheby's
Occupying its own 10-story building, this branch of the storied...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Sperone Westwater
Founded in 1975 in SoHo, and after spending nearly a decade in...
Museums / Galleries Lower East Side
 
Studio Museum in Harlem
Contemporary art by African-American, Caribbean, and African...
Museums / Galleries Harlem
 
Tanya Bonakdar Gallery
Contemporary artists such as Uta Barth, whose blurry photos challenge...
Museums / Galleries Chelsea
 
Tibor de Nagy Gallery
Founded in 1950, this gallery shows works by 20th-century artists...
Museums / Galleries Midtown West
 
Ukrainian Museum
From the late nineteenth century through the end of World War...
Museums / Galleries East Village
 
Whitney Museum of American Art
With its bold collection of 20th- and 21st-century contemporary...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
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