Home to over 500 galleries and dozens of museums, New York City has many world-class venues with significant artwork. We'll guide you to them.
The Guggenheim holds a unique place in the history of New York City's museums. Established some sixty years ago by philanthropist Solomon R. Guggenheim and artist-advisor Hilla Rebay, it first assumed temporary residence in a former automobile showroom on East 54th Street in New ...1071 Fifth Avenue (at 89th Street)
Founded in 1977, the New Museum is the premier contemporary art museum in New York City and among the most important internationally. Dynamic solo exhibitions and landmark group shows define key moments in the development of contemporary art, reflect the global nature of art toda...235 Bowery (Prince Street)
From an initial gift of eight prints and one drawing, The Museum of Modern Art’s collection has grown to include more than 150,000 individual paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, photographs, architectural renderings, and design objects and is now considered by many to have t...11 West 53rd Street (between Fifth and Sixth Avenues)
The Metropolitan Museum is extraordinary in scope and size, and a visitor to this world-famous museum should plan on staying the entire day. In formation since 1870, the Metropolitan Museum's collection now contains more than three million works of art from all points of the comp...1000 Fifth Avenue (82nd Street)
Barbara Gladstone first opened in SoHo in 1979. In that time she has consistently represented some of the most popular artists working in contemporary European and American art. Among them are filmmaker Shirin Neshat, photographer and installation artist Sarah Lucas, and sculptor...515 W 24th St (between Tenth and Eleventh Aves.)
The Paula Cooper Gallery opened in 1968, the first art gallery to open in New York’s SoHo district, with an exhibition to benefit the Student Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam. The show included works by Carl Andre, Dan Flavin, Donald Judd, Robert Mangold and Rober...534 W. 21st St.
The Rubin Museum of Art (RMA) is a cultural and educational institution dedicated to the art of the Himalayas. Its mission is to establish, present, preserve and document a permanent collection that reflects the vitality, complexity and historical significance of Himalayan art an...150 West 17th Street (Seventh Avenue)
A world famous center of American Art, the Whitney Museum's Permanent Collection is situated in its new building in lower Manhattan. Designed by architect Renzo Piano and abutting the High Line park, the building vastly increases exhibition and programming space and provide a co...99 Gansevoort Street (at Washington Street)
The Neue Galerie is a museum of German and Austrian art. This phenomenal Ronald S. Lauder and Serge Sabarsky collection has a splendid home on Fifth Avenue. The museum is devoted to early twentieth-century German And Austrian art and design, displayed on two exhibition floors....1048 5th Ave (East 86th Street)
The Frick Collection is closed and will soon embark on its first major renovation in eighty-five years. It will reopen to the public in early 2021 at Frick Madison. A visit to The Frick Collection evokes the splendor and tranquillity of a time gone by and at the same time tes...1 East 70th Street (at Fifth Avenue)
The Africa Center’s work is premised on the idea that that this emerging market of one billion people, characterized by extraordinary diversity and complexity, is inescapably relevant to building a prosperous and secure future. Africa is the world’s oldest continent, while boasti...1280 Fifth Avenue, Suite 7H (109 & 110 Street)
Founded in October 1988 by Kathleen Schneider, the Children's Museum of the Arts is one of the oldest children's art museums in the world.The Museum employs an artist-in-residence format whereby teaching artists work directly with children and their families. At CMA, children and...103 Charlton Street