New Museum

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235 Bowery (btwn Stanton & Rivington St.)
New York, NY 10002
(212) 219-1222
Art Museum
Tue–Wed, Fri–Sun: 11:00 AM–6:00 PM Thu: 11:00 AM–9:00 PM

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  • Founded in 1977. New art, new ideas...amazing. Parties here are a must. Great place to see live music as well.
  • Designed by the Japanese architects SANAA: The visual signals this building sendsit is at once crisp and pliable, solid and permeableseem deliberately ambiguous.
  • Ellen Gallagher's "Don't Axe Me": "A 2010 video and slide installation about a shipwreck, housed in a fussily designed black box, is little more than atmospheric." (Through Sept. 15)
  • Dedicated to contemporary art and innovative media, this museum features a constantly changing array of exhibits so you will always find something new. Enjoy the gorgeous views from the roof.
  • on the north side, in between the 4th and 5th floors (?), a secret staircase with two notches: one: a window that sometimes shows projections on the building opposite; the other: secret rendevous spot
  • Be prepared to wait in line after line for each exhibit in this beautiful and modern gallery. Check out the view from the rooftop. Free admission every Thursday from 7-9pm.
  • Stunning view from Sky Room - Roof Top
  • If you are ever invited to a party there, especially in the Sky Room, go.
  • To coincide with the opening of its Chris Burden exhibition earlier this month, New York's New Museum unveiled a new eatery, Hester Street Cafe, operated by its neighbour, Hester Street Fair.
  • go on Thursday nights after 7 for free admission
  • get something "hell yeah"
  • The Shaft Space was created from leftover space between the third and fourth floors, after the architects realized they could carve out more gallery space by moving building ducts.
  • make sure we can get to the rooftop. only open on weekends and for private events though.
  • Great spot for a casual business meeting. Sit at the cafe on the ground floor and look at some weird art while you close your latest M&A deal.
  • Museu pra cabea aberta!! Free your mind....
  • Los jueves de 7 a 9 pm la entrada es gratuita
  • The Sky Room on the top floor boasts some of the best views in the city. After you get your art fix, pop upstairs and see #nyc in all its glory.
  • Don't forget to leave time to go up to the roof for some great views! Free Thursdays from 7 9 p.m. Discover other museum deals on MetroFocus.
  • The New Museum celebrates art rather than just presenting it; it renders adults something akin to playful children looking at the world through new eyes. The leading authority on contemporary art.
  • NY (See) Check out this museum to discover kooky new artists and inspiration, then go to the roof to take in the awesome LES view!