MUSEUMS IN NEW YORK YOU MUST VISIT
Among modern and contemporary art, exclusive parties, prestigious collections and spectacular architecture, museum in New York to visit will disappoint neither tourists nor inhabitants of the Big Apple.
Here are museums in New York you must visit, the most interesting, loved and creative ones.
Museums in New York to visit
The Museum of Modern Art, known as the MoMA, is New York’s most visited museum, so is one of the museums in New York to visit.
It houses more than 150,000 works and more than 22,000 movies and your visit will turn into a total immersion in creativity.
Among Moma artworks are works by Picasso, Dalì, Boccioni, Pollock, van Gogh, Rothko, Monet and an important section dedicated to works of Italian artists.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
After the MoMA, New York’s most famous museum is the Metropolitan Museum of Art, also known as the “The Met”. Every year its halls host the Met Gala, an evening event attended by several celebrities.
The museum is few steps from Central Park and houses more than 2 million artworks of the Met, divided into 19 sections. From Egyptian to contemporary art, from Medieval to modern art, here the art binge is guaranteed!
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Custodian of some of the most important art masterpieces in the world, housed in a building that is one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s greatest architecture works, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is one of museums in New York to visit.
A collection of 7,000 works of the Guggenheim Museum in New York housed in this museum, amassed by wealthy Solomon R. Guggenheim and enriched also after his death.
American Museum of Natural History
The American Museum of Natural History has become very famous all over the world thanks to the movie “Night at the Museum” but it was already loved by children of New York and not only. From dinosaurs to indigenous culture, from 3D animals to reconstruction of different habitats, the museums will make you dive into the history of our planet.
Whitney Museum of American Art
Founded in 1931 by American sculptor Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, in 2015 the Whitney Museum was moved to a building designed by Italian architect Renzo Piano. The museum, therefore, has become an artwork even in its shell. Inside you can admire amazing works of modern and contemporary art on exhibition on 9 floors.