Archive | Museums

MoMa: Must-See Works at New York’s Museum of Modern Art

Monet's "Water Lillies," MoMa

New York’s Museum of Modern Art (aka MoMa) houses one of the world’s finest collections of modern art. In addition to its renowned permanent collection, MoMa presents special exhibitions (that are often among the hottest tickets in town), and special events. With six floors of galleries showcasing thousands of artworks, it can be challenging to […]

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New York’s Cloisters Museum

The Cloisters, NYC

The Cloisters is one of New York’s cultural treasures.  A branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the museum is devoted to the art of medieval Europe, which is showcased in a setting composed of medieval architecture.  Because of the museum’s upper Manhattan location, it is too often ignored by visitors and New Yorkers.  But […]

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September 11 Memorial Museum

September 11 Museum

New York’s National September 11 Memorial Museum is hallowed ground…and a powerful experience.  Located on the precise site of the immense tragedy, it is an innovative museum, memorial and final resting place for most of the victims.  The museum’s exhibitions, found seven stories below ground at bedrock level, chronicle the attacks and honor the nearly […]

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Rainy Day Fun in NYC

Rainy Day NYC

New York is an ideal city to explore on foot – except on rainy, snowy days.  When the weather turns foul, umbrella-wielding pedestrians clog soggy sidewalks and the parks become a muddy mess.  The Met Museum, MoMa, and Macys are certainly great choices to avoid the elements: unfortunately most people make that same choice and […]

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NYC’s Guggenheim Museum

New York’s Guggenheim Museum holds one of the nation’s finest collections of modern and contemporary art.  Even more famous is the collection’s home – Frank Lloyd Wright’s singular building that is an architectural landmark.  A visit to “the Guggenheim” allows one to explore its distinctive collection and structure, as well as superb exhibitions. Mining tycoon […]

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The American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History, NYC

The American Museum of Natural History is one of the most celebrated, monumental museums in the world.  The massive museum is made of 27 interconnected buildings housing 45 permanent exhibition halls, in addition to a planetarium, a library, and research departments.  The museum collections contain over 32 million specimens of plants, animals, fossils, minerals, rocks, […]

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The Frick Collection, Explored

The Frick is one of the finest art collection in New York. With its masterpieces by some of Europe’s greatest artists hung in opulent rooms, the Frick is more than a museum—it’s a true pleasure to experience! Here’s what you need to know about visiting the Frick, from the collection’s history to hours. History of […]

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