World-class galleries and iconic paintings abound in NYC
New York City is famous for its bustling lifestyle, being ”The Big Apple” and ”The City that Never Sleeps.” Part of this fame comes from New York City’s wide variety of fantastic attractions that tourists travel to from all around the world. Among those attractions are some of the world’s finest museums. The great museums of New York City capture the city’s culture, diversity, academia and history.
One of not only New York’s best museums, but also one of the world’s largest and finest art collections is The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Known famously as ”The Met,” the museum features a wide variety of diverse exhibitions from Dutch masterpieces and the New British Galleries to the Art of Native America. The Met was established in 1870 and has been home to 150 years’ worth of art, community and unique ideas. Itineraries that have the chance should absolutely make time for the opportunity to explore the galleries, featured events and exhibits the Metropolitan Museum of Art offers.
Home to a large collection of modern and contemporary art, The Museum of Modern Art is an incredibly influential and evolving collection. The Museum of Modern Art celebrates creativity in a variety of mediums from a diverse set of artists from around the world. The museum is home to almost 200,000 works of modern and contemporary art combined. It is considered to be one of the largest and most influential modern art museums in the world due to its diversity and ever-developing collection of modern art. Any itinerary looking to explore the diverse world of art and culture can add the Museum of Modern Art to their list of must see museums in New York City.
Promoting an enriching variety of history and art exhibitions, the Museum of the City of New York was first founded in 1923. Visitors should include this museum, as they will be sure to enjoy the rich history of New York that the museum preserves and presents in their exhibits. The museum provides an educational and memorable look into what makes New York City so unique, the history, character, diversity and heritage of the famous city.
The Whitney Museum of American Art, located in the West Village, is another good example of great American modern artists. This autumn, the museum is set to feature artists such as Edward Hopper, Georgia O’Keeffe, Jacob Lawrence, Alexander Calder and many more.
The exhibitions the Whitney Museum showcases are unique and diverse, and upcoming shows include ”Cauleen Smith: Mutualities” and ”Vida Americana: Mexican Muralists Remake American Art, 1925–1945.” Itineraries that add this museum to their list will get to experience the amazing showcased artwork and the evolving exhibitions that feature a variety of diverse artists from around the world.