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.
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 the world.
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.
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.
The Brooklyn Historical Society is a nationally recognized urban history center dedicated to preserving and encouraging the study of Brooklyn's 400-year history. Its galleries and archive are housed in a magnificent landmark building.
With a mission to create inspiring encounters with art that expand the ways we see ourselves, the world and its possibilities, the Brooklyn Museum is where great art and courageous conversations are catalysts for a more connected, civic, and empathetic world.
The Center for Italian Modern Art (CIMA) promotes scholarly research and public appreciation of modern and contemporary Italian art throughout the United States and around the world. Through research fellowships, annual exhibition installations, and cultural programming, CIMA advocates for a deeper awareness of 20th-century Italian art and its legacy today.
The China Institute focuses on Chinese art, history and culture, with exhibitions and lectures on art, culture and society, periodic firsthand reports from China, a speakers' forum, Chinese-language courses, studio classes in traditional Chinese arts, concerts and children's workshops.
A branch of the Smithsonian Institution, this is the only museum in the United States devoted exclusively to historical and contemporary design. The museum possesses one of the largest design collections in the world. The collection is international in scope and ranges from one-of-a-kind to mass-produced items and includes rare books, furniture, ceramics, glassware, architectural drawings, metalwork and jewelry.