The museum boasts a collection of more than 1,500 paintings and sculptures and other examples of art from the Himalayas and the surrounding regions dating from the 2nd to the 21st centuries. This 70,000-square-foot museum is also home to a vast educational program.
The Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education located in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, provides an extraordinary range of high-tech features and facilities to train, inform, and inspire students and teachers, teenagers and families, scholars and visitors. teachers, teenagers and families, scholars and visitors to learn about the richness of art and art history.
A public forum presenting a wide range of exhibitions, films, concerts, lectures & literary, kids & family programs dedicated to contemporary Nordic culture from Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway, and Iceland.
Tots learn about technology as they slide and seesaw, climb a giant spiderweb, romp in sand pits and wind their way around big trees.
Founded by artists in 1928, SculptureCenter is a not-for-profit arts institution dedicated to experimental and innovative developments in contemporary sculpture. SculptureCenter commissions new work and presents exhibits by emerging and established, national and international artists.
Berthed nearby on Pier 16 are several historic ships including the Peking, a steel four-masted bark; the Wavertree, an iron full-rigged ship; the Pioneer, a cargo schooner; and the Lettie G. Howard, a wooden fishing schooner. Several of the ships have on-board exhibitions.
Located in the world's foremost vertical metropolis, the museum is dedicated to the study of tall buildings as objects of design, products of technology, sites of construction, investments in real estate, places of work and residence and instances of aesthetic expression.
Socrates Sculpture Park is the principal outdoor site for contemporary sculpture in New York City. Set on a small cove off the East River, the 4.5-acre park consists of a large open space encircled by rock gardens, specially built walls, walkways and areas of wild grasses and boulders lining the waterfront. The sculpture has the dramatic Manhattan skyline as a backdrop.
Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum exhibits the best in 20th-century art and contemporary art.
South Street Seaport Museum is a cultural institution dedicated to telling the story of the rise of New York as a port city and its critical role in the development of the United States. The Museum uses its historic buildings and ships to provide interactive exhibits, education, and experiences.