All Places in ‘Art’

  • American Folk Art Museum

    Category: Museums

    The premier institution devoted to the creative expression of self-taught artists, this museum holds more than 7,000 artworks dating from the 18th century to the present. There is an astounding variety of ob- jects here, including paintings, drawings, textiles, ceramic objects, furniture, and handmade items like carousel animals, weathervanes, game read more

  • Museum of American Illustration

    Category: Museums

    In 1901 the Society of Illustrators was founded “… to promote generally the art of illustration and to hold exhibitions from time to time.” Since 1939 the Society has been housed in this graceful, five-story townhouse, where the lower levels eventually became the museum it is today. In addition to read more

  • Museum of Arts and Design (MAD)

    Category: Museums

    A celebration of historic and contemporary innovation in art, craft, and design, MAD is conveniently located at the southwest corner of Central Park. The museum’s new (2008) spacious home boasts 54,000 square feet of galleries displaying a dazzling array of objects, including over 100 colorful quilts from 17 countries; metal read more

  • Neue Galerie

    Category: Museums

    Housed in a distinguished Beaux-Arts style mansion designed by New York Public Library architects Carrère & Hastings, the Neue Galerie is devoted to early 20th century German and Austrian art and design. It’s easy to feel the spirit of 1920s Vienna, not just embodied in the works by masters such read more

  • Rubin Museum of Art

    Category: Museums

    A lovely gem of a space devoted to the art and cultures of the Himalayas, India and nearby regions, the Rubin is one of New York’s more engaging museums. With special exhibits ranging from ancient artworks to modern multi-media projects, and a permanent collection focused on myriad forms of Tibetan read more

  • The Cloisters

    Category: Museums

    This northern outpost of the Metropolitan Museum of Art is all about medieval art and architecture, from gorgeous stained-glass windows to its must-see collection of unicorn tapestries. A stroll through the museum’s atmospheric chapels, picturesque cloisters, and enchanting herb gardens will instantly conjure romantic images of medieval knights and maidens. read more

  • Whitney Museum of American Art

    Category: Museums

    The Whitney, New York’s beloved institution devoted to art of the U.S., has just re-opened in its bran new, Renzo Piano-designed space located in the hip Meatpacking District. Inaugural exhibit America Is Hard to See is an unprescedented selection of works from the Whitney’s permanent collection, comprising approximately 650 pieces read more