The New Museum is the only museum in New York City exclusively devoted to contemporary art. Founded in 1977, the New Museum is a center for exhibitions, information, and documentation about living artists from around the world. From its beginnings as a one-room office on Hudson Street to the inauguration of its first freestanding building on the Bowery designed by SANAA in 2007, the New Museum continues to be a place of experimentation and a hub of new art and new ideas.Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for New York City using our trip planner.
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I went to the New Museum of contemporary art. There were a few different exhibitions. They were all available on the audio-guide. It is not a standard museum and the exhibits can make you think (an ai... more »
Loved my visit ! Thought provoking, discovery of great artists in inspiring setting .. full sensory art experience more »
This museum has a great selection of a variety of artistic items. There are many events to enjoy and there is always a special exhibition. There is something for everyone to enjoy. It is one of the best places for family outings as well as to take kids along. Children love to have fun and learn.
The exhibits here are relatively interesting and for an $18 adult ticket, the opportunity to see different works seems worth it. Given the vertical nature of the architecture, circulating around the museum exhibits was a bit more choppy than most museum experiences. Some might say the spaces are the right size while others might think the spaces are a bit small. I liked the sky lounge which is open on the weekends and gives you access to some nice views. I will say the some of the exhibits might not fit everyone's taste but they were thought provoking nonetheless.
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