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Art Museums in Manhattan

Manhattan Art Museums

See how culturally diverse the city is when you visit these Manhattan art museums. Art of all types can be found in art exhibits in Manhattan. From modern to classical, sculpture to watercolor, see all the art museums Manhattan has to offer.

 

 
 
212-570-3600
945 Madison Avenue at 75th Street,
Manhattan, NY 10021
http://whitney.org/

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One of the Most Interesting Art Museums in Manhattan

Created by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney  in 1929 in an effort to promote as yet unknown American artists, the Whitney museum has remained true to its cause for the last 80 years. Dedicated entirely to American art, this museum has a huge collection of paintings, sculptures, photography, video, drawings and much more.

 

Works by such famous artists as Andy Warhol, Maurice Prendergast, Jasper Johns, Lee Krasner, Jackson Pollock and Man Ray can be viewed here alongside works by lesser known artists. This Manhattan art museum has regularly changing exhibits along with its permanent collections. The Whitney is open Wednesday through Sunday; general admission is $18.

 
 
212-708-9400
11 West 53 Street,
Manhattan, NY 10019
http://www.moma.org/

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The Definitive Modern Art Museum

Easily the most famous of modern art museums in Manhattan and possibly the world, the MoMA houses to an unparallelled collection of photographs, drawings, prints, illustrated books, architecture, performance art, sculpture and film. Visitors are sure to be thrilled as they view the thousands of works on exhibit in this large museum. See world famous originals such as Number 31, 1950 by Jackson Pollock, The Persistence of Memory by Salvador Dali, Water Lilies triptych by Claude Monet, The Bather by Paul Cezanne and much more.

 

Be sure to visit the MoMA Design Store located across the street from this top modern art museum in Manhattan, to purchase gifts, souvenirs, collectibles and more items inspired by or representative of the museum's exhibits.

       
 

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