MoMA PS1 Contemporary Art Center

Art Museum, Art Gallery
2225 Jackson Ave (at 46th Ave)
Queens, NY 11101
(718) 784-2084
12:00pm - 6:00pm
12:00pm - 6:00pm
12:00pm - 6:00pm
12:00pm - 6:00pm
12:00pm - 6:00pm


  • On the Mike Kelley retrospective: Whether you like or dislike him, as you might by turns, he felt as indispensable as a compass in the darker woods of contemporary experience. Oct. 13-Feb. 2
  • Get in free with a MoMA admission ticket thats less than 30 days old.
  • P.S.1 holds an enormous dance party in their courtyard every Saturday this summer. Arrive around 7 to skip the heat and see the best bands and DJs perform.
  • Love the space... Find the tiny video embedded in their floor.
  • Saw the Pool art installation.
  • Find a diverse range of world-class DJs and musicians at Warm Up, the popular daytime wingding in MoMA PS1s concrete-walled school yard. Pro tip: Avoid the long lines by snagging advance tickets.
  • Youll find artwork up and down each staircase and behind every door. Crucial to think of this not as a museum, but an exhibition space.
  • Must do: James Turrell "Meeting" room 3rd floor. Opens at 3pm depending on weather but sometimes earlier. Lay on the floor for the best view. Daydream away!
  • Originally built in 1893 as the First Ward School, it could hold up to 1,000 students in its more than 30 rooms. Even after being renamed, closed and then reopened, the public-school theme remains.
  • just the building is amazing!
  • Go under the swimming pool
  • Warm Up to Cool Down: buy your tickets ahead of time online to skip the long lines and have enough time to enjoy the artwork before the music.
  • no chicks no tips
  • Cecily Brown created Untitled for the 1997 group exhibition Vertical Paintings. Don't miss out on this permanent exhibit.
  • Check out the permanent collection of Richard Artschwager: blips.
  • The Warm Up party every Saturday during the summer is dance party heaven, especially when you've got DJs like Simian Mobile Disco behind the decks!
  • Check out the William Kentridge: Stair Procession exhibition. Stair Procession is a white-on-black drawing similar to white chalk graffiti.
  • LIC residents (includes Astoria): no line, Free, plus one!
  • Check out the 2010 outdoor exhibit "Pole Dance"
  • PS1 Summer Saturday Warmup Concerts are not to be missed! Go early (before 5PM) to explore the museum, stay for drinks and dancing in the sculpture garden. Be warned: everything is cash only!

Nearby places

45-30 23rd St (at 45th Rd)
10-93 Jackson Ave (at 11th St)
27-24 Jackson Ave (btwn Queens & Dutch Kills St)