Museums >Museum of Modern Art
1290 Avenue Of The Americas, New York, NY | Directions 1010440.760723 -73.979536
Neighborhoods: Midtown, Midtown Center
One of the top 10 museums in the world to visit. Just compare Henri Matisse Dance with the great similar Matisse in the Matisse Room at the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg Russia. Simply remarkable and two jewels. A bucket list must.
The Art Lover's Dream – Escape reality by stepping into the MoMA and enter every art lover's dream. If you're short on time, go straight to the 5th Floor and gaze at paintings from the world's most beloved artists. Join the impromptu semi-circle around Van Gogh's "Starry Night" and hear chatter from every tongue under the sun. Turn behind you and be entranced by the dream-like quality of Rousseau's most famous paintings: "The Sleeping Gypsy" and "The Dream." Continue on and meet Kahlo, Picasso, C
Gotta love a free museum – MoMA MIA! Excellent museum! My visit was the most fun I’ve ever had in a museum. First off, go on FRIDAYS for free admission 4-8PM. There’s something about walking around in a museum you didn’t have to pay to get into that makes it more enjoyable.
Second, the art was phenomenal. Walking around I just felt inspired whichever way I turned. The museum has something for everyone to enjoy, as Danielle K. pointed out in her review. When I went, it lived up to the hype and was worth the wait to get in. Now, I can’t wait to go back in the fall when my college class requires me to go to the Met.
A day well spent! – Visiting MoMA was one of my most highly anticipated trips when I came to NYC. Art has always been one of my passions and this museum didn’t disappoint. I was there last month when they had a new Van Gogh exhibit and I fell in love with his post-impressionist style of painting. It’s still fresh in my mind! (Sorry for lateness on this review.)
The only bad part about it was its size. When I left after two hours of wandering, I knew I still had exhibits I missed out on. However, it wasn’t a drag walking around a lot because they checked my coat and bag right when I walked in. The Met is a must-visit tourist attraction for NYC. GO THERE TODAY.
Citysearch Editorial Profile – A mecca of contemporary art and design is also a major Manhattan institution, located in midtown.
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