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9/11 Memorial Preview Site

Manhattan

Through models, renderings, films and time-lapse images, the public can learn about the future National 9-2011 Memorial and Museum and view construction progress at the World Trade Center site.


Alice Austen House Museum

Staten Island

This vine-covered Victorian cottage surrounded by gardens was home for almost 80 years to Alice Austen (1866-1952), a pioneer woman photographer. Exhibits offer a glimpse into the life and work of this fascinating individual.


Alternative Museum

The Alternative Museum was founded as a venue for the public display of work by artists who have been under-recognized or disenfranchised because of ideology, race, gender or economic inequality. The museum is an online presence today.


American Folk Art Museum

Manhattan

Having sold its building on West 53rd Street to the Museum of Modern Art , the museum remains open at Lincoln Square. It celebrates the artistic accomplishments of mostly self-taught artists. The collection spans three centuries of American visual expression, from quilts to contemporary sculpture.


American Museum of Natural History

Manhattan

The largest natural history museum in the world has a mission commensurately monumental in scope. See reconstructions of dinosaurs, dioramas of mammals and ocean life in their natural habitats, meteors and glistening gems and cultural artifacts that kids literally running from one exhibition to the next. The Rose Center for ...


Anthropology Museum of the People of New York

Queens

Founded in 1977 by Margaret Mead and other anthropologists, the museum details the anthropology disciplines of biology, archaeology, linguistics and culture studies. One exhibit traces the history of the Armenian people, from ancient times to the 1915 Armenian genocide through paths of immigration, including to the U.S.


Art Salons with Gertrude

Brooklyn

Founded in December of 2012 and based in New York City, Gertrude is a community of unique art experiences where people gather to learn, discuss, and collect art curated by today's visionaries. We are redefining the art Salon for the 21st Century, and we want to bring this movement to ...


Asia Society and Museum

Manhattan

Complementing the superb art works in the museum are lectures by leading scholars and collectors in the field, musical and theatrical events and the screening of films from many Asian countries.


Bartow-Pell Mansion

Bronx

On land purchased from the Siwanoy tribe in 1654, Robert Bartow built the last of many mansions in the then-bucolic neighborhood of Pelham Bay. Grand staircases, Empire furniture and a conservatory shaded with fruit trees are the highlights of this New York City landmark.


BLDG 92: Brooklyn Navy Yard Center

Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at BLDG 92 is an exhibition and visitors center that is operated as a program of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation.


Bronx County Historical Society‚ Valentine-Varian House

Bronx

This restored 1758 fieldstone house, operated by the Bronx County Historical Society, retains many of its original elements and serves as the Museum of Bronx History.


Bronx Museum of the Arts

Bronx

Works by 20th-century artists from Africa, Asia and Latin America, as well as American descendants from those regions, form the basis of the collection. Exhibitions and programs offer Bronx residents the opportunity to learn about themselves and their heritage, history and culture while gaining insight into other cultural groups.


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