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Art Museums in New York

Top 9 Art Museums

#1
Everson Museum of Art

The Everson Museum of Art is for everyone, a place where community connects and inspiration surrounds you. The Everson is a museum of firsts. It was the first museum to dedicate itself to the collection of American art, to create a permanent collection of ceramics, to collect video art, to create a docent program and to hire the now internationally-known architect I.M. Pei to design its building, a sculptural work of art in its own right. The Everson is home to over 10,000 works of art: American paintings, sculpture, drawings, video, graphics and one of the largest holdings of international ceramics in the nation.

1 (1 review)
#2
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

Get up close with masterpieces from Van Gogh, Dalí, Mondrian, Monet, Picasso, and more

4.7 (2,534 reviews)
#3
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

There's no mistaking this incomparable gallery/museum. Designed by master architect Frank Lloyd Wright, the Guggenheim's sloping, spiraling walls house an unbeatable collection of modern art, focusing on the 20th century and beyond! The Guggenheim in New York has one of the finest collections of modern art in the world. Art lovers shouldn't pass up the chance to visit!

4.6 (1,132 reviews)
#4
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met)

Check out one of the best art museums in NYC

4 (71 reviews)
#5
Whitney Museum of American Art

The Whitney is a beautiful museum dedicated to the works of American artists in the twentieth and twenty first century. Named after founder and socialite Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney the museum's collection of new and innovative American contemporary art is unmatched. Its entrance is on the southern end of High Line Park, so you can combine your cultural outing with some frisbee and a picnic.

4.6 (217 reviews)
#6
Museum of Sex

Having opened its doors in NYC in 2000, the Museum of Sex has presented over 40 exhibitions in collaboration with leading academics and scholars, and in 2019 launched Super Funland: Journey into the Erotic Carnival, a permanent, four-floor immersive carnival experience. Winner of the 2022 Traveler's Choice Award from TripAdvisor, and receiving upwards of 4 stars on both Google & TripAdvisor, Museum of Sex has been delighting customers for decades. Visitors agree it offers the perfect combination of education and fun. Go check out the Museum, as well as its award winning retail store and bar.

4.6 (5 reviews)
#7
Fotografiska New York

Fotografiska New York is an immersive photography museum that combines exhibitions from some of the world's best-known photographers and emerging talents. It features ambient music, atmospheric lighting and chic interior design, encouraging visitors to experience the art of photography in a multisensory, social environment. Turning traditional models of curation and museum opening hours on their head, Fotografiska features up to two dozen exhibitions and events a year ensuring no two visits are ever the same. The museum also features a swanky restaurant and bar.

4.5 (74 reviews)
#8
Nassau County Museum of Art

The Nassau County Museum of Art has a strong focus on encouraging a deeper understanding of art and culture through a range of exhibitions and educational programs for people of all ages and backgrounds. The museum is popular for its excellent permanent collection, sculpture park, and tranquil natural setting.

4.8 (42 reviews)
#9
Society of Illustrators

Founded in 1901, the Society of Illustrators is the oldest nonprofit organization dedicated to the art of illustration in the United States. Open since 1981, the Society of Illustrators Museum provides a unique opportunity to view current and historical works of art by notable illustrators and comic artists. Hosting various exhibitions and events, the museum is hub for creativity in NYC, hosting regular competitions, lectures, and workshops. It's located on E 63rd Street, New York.

5 (1 review)

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