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New York City Museum  Exhibits As of December 2012

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american folk art museum

American Folk Art Museum  **FREE**

 * Ooh, Shiny – Through January 13, 2013
 * Foiled, Tinsel Painting in America – Through January 13, 2013

Lincoln Square-Columbus Avenue at 66th Street
2 Lincoln Square-Columbus Avenue at 66th Street
folkartmuseum.org
Tel: 212-595-9533
Hours:
Tuesday–Saturday 12pm–7:30 pm
Sunday 12pm–6:00 pm

*Get Directions To Folk Art Museum*

bronx museum of arts

Bronx Museum of the Arts  **FREE**

* Rituals of Chaos. Through January 6, 2013
* Bronx Lab: Style Wars. Through January 6, 2013

1040 Grand Concourse at 165th Street
Bronx
bronxmuseum.org
Tel: 718- 681-6000

Hours:
Thursday, Saturday-Sunday: 11:00am-6pm
Friday: 11:00am-8pm

*Get Directions to Bronx Museum of the Arts*

museum at FIT

Museum at Fashion Institute of Technology  **FREE**

* Ivy Style – Special Exhibition – through January 5, 2013

Seventh Avenue at 27th Street
www.fitnyc.edu/museum
Tel: 212-217-4558

 Tuesday-Friday 12pm- 8pm
Saturday 10am – 5pm

*Get Directions to Museum at FIT*

museum of american indian

National Museum of the American Indian  **FREE**

* Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National  Museum of the American Indian. Ongoing
* Circle of Dance  October 6, 2012 through October 8, 2017

* C. Maxx Stevens: House of Memory December 1, 2012 through June 16, 2013 
* Julie Buffalohead: Let the Show Begin through April 28, 2013

1 Bowling Green- Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House
nmai.si.edu
Tel: 212-668-NMAI [6624]
Hours:
10am to 5pm daily, and Thursday until 8p

*Get Directions to Museum of the American Indian*

september-11-memorial

National September 11 Memorial & Museum  **FREE**

* Occupying eight of the 16 acres at the World Trade Center, the Memorial honors the lives of those who were lost on September 11, 2001 and February 26, 1993.

Reserving Visitor Passes:
http://www.911memorial.org/

Hours:
From  October 8, 2012 – December 31, 2012

Monday – Sunday, 10:00am – 6:00 pm
Last entry at 5:00 pm

*Get Directions to National September 11 Memorial and Museum*

new-york-public-library

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts **FREE**

* Lincoln Center’s Posters and Prints: 50 Years of the Vera List Program.  Through January 5, 2013
* Martha Swope in Rehearsal Through January 26, 2013
* Katherine Hepburn-Dressed for Stage and Screen  through January 12, 2013

40 Lincoln Center Plaza, next to the Metropolitan Opera.
Also entrance at 111 Amsterdam Avenue, just below 65th Street
http://www.nypl.org/locations/lpa
Tel: 212-870-1630
Hours:
Monday, Thursday: 12 pm – 8 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Sat: 12 pm – 6 pm

*Get Directions to the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

SUGGESTED ADMISSION

museum of natural history

American Museum of Natural History  **SUGGESTED ADMISSION** (Pay Whatever You’d Like)

* Spiders Alive! Through January 6. 2013
* Creatures of Light: Nature’s Bioluminescence. Through January 6, 2013
* Journey to the Stars. Through December 31, 2012
*Picturing Science: Museum Scientists and Imaging Technologies
*The Butterfly Conservatory  October 6, 2012 through May 28, 2013
*Theodore Roosevelt Memorial through October 27, 2013
*Our Global Kitchen: Food, Nature, Culture through August 11, 2013

Central Park West at 79th Street
amnh.org
Tel: 212-769-5100
Hours:
Daily 10am-5:45pm

*Get Directions to Museum of Natural History*

Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum  **SUGGESTED ADMISSION** (Pay Whatever You’d Like)

* Mickalene Thomas: Origin of the Universe Through January 20, 2013
* Jean-Michel Othoniel: My Way – August 17, 2012-December 2, 2012
* Aesthetic Ambitions: Edward Lycett and Brooklyn’s Fience Manufacturing Company. May 3, 2012- June 16, 2013
* Materializing “Six Years” Lucy R. Lippard and the Emergence of Conceptual Art Through February 3, 2013
* Raw Cooked: Duron Jackson through February 10, 2013

200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn
http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/
Tel: 718-638-5000
Hours:
Wednesday,  Friday – Sunday: 11 am – 6 pm
Thursday: 11 am – 10 pm


*Get Directions to Brooklyn Museum*

el museo del barrio

El Museo Del Barrio **SUGGESTED ADMISSION** (Pay Whatever You’d Like)

*  Caribbean Crossroads of the World. Through January 6, 2013
* VOCES Y VISIONES: Gran Caribe. Through December 9, 2012

1230 5th Ave -at 104th St
http://www.elmuseo.org/
Tel: 212-831-7272
Hours:
Tuesday-Saturday 11am-6pm

Sunday 1-5pm

*Get Directions to El Museo Del Barrio*

metropolitan museum of art

Metropolitan Museum of Art  **SUGGESTED ADMISSION** (Pay Whatever You’d Like)

*British Silver-The Wealth of a Nation  Through January 20, 1013
* Colors Of The Universe: Chinese Hardstone Carving – Through January 6, 2013
* Designing Nature in Japanese Art. May 26, 2012- January 13, 2012
* Chinese Gardens: Pavilions, Studios, Retreats –  August 18, 2012- January 6, 2013
* Regarding Warhol Sixty Artists, Fifty Years – Through December 31, 2012
* Bernini Sculpting in Clay  October 3, 2012 – Through January 6, 2013
* George Bellows –  Through February 18, 2013
* Furniture of the Rotentgens – Through January 27, 2013
* Matisse In Search of True Painting – December 4, 2012 through March 17, 2013

1000 Fifth Avenue- between 80th and 84th Sts
metmuseum.org
Tel: 212-535-7710
Hours:

Tuesday-Thursday 9:30am-5:30pm
Friday-Saturday 9:30am-9pm

Sunday 9:30am-5:30pm

*Get Directions to Metropolitan Museum of Art*

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MoMA PS 1   **SUGGESTED ADMISSION** (Pay Whatever You’d Like)

* Matt Connors: Impressionism –  October 21, 2012  through December 3, 2012
* Now Dig This! Art and Black Los Angeles 1960-1980.  Through October 21, 2012 through March 11, 2013
* New Pictures of Common Objects. October 23, 2012 through December 31, 2012
* Huma Bhabha” Unnatural Histories through April 1, 2013
* Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt:Tender Love Among the Junk  through April 1, 2013

22-25 Jackson Ave. at the intersection of 46th Ave.
Long Island City
http://momaps1.org/
Tel: 718- 784-2084
Hours:
Thursday-Monday 12pm-6pm

*Get Directions to MOMA PS1*

museum city of new york

Museum of the City of New York   **SUGGESTED ADMISSION** (Pay Whatever You’d Like)

* From Farm to City: Staten Island 1661-2012. Through January 21, 2013
* The World of D.D. and Leslie Tillett –  October 17, 2012 through January 6, 2013
* Designing Tomorrow  December 5, 2012-March 31, 2013
* Currier & Ives and Other Winter Tales

1220 Fifth Ave at 103rd St
www.mcny.org
Tel: 212-534-1672
Hours:
Open 7 days a week 10am-6pm

*Get Directions to the Museum of the City of New York*

queens museum of art

Queens Museum of Art   **SUGGESTED ADMISSION** (Pay Whatever You’d Like)

* Ada Bobonis: Stages, Mountains, Water Through January 6, 2013
* CARIBBEAN: Crossroads of the World. Through January 6, 2013
* The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass.
* A Watershed Moment: Celebrating the Homecoming of the Relief Map of New York City Water
 Supply System

 * The Partnership Gallery

Flushing Meadows Corona Park
http://www.queensmuseum.org/
Tel: 718-592-9700
Hours:
Wednesday-Sunday 12pm – 6pm
Directions:
Subway
7 to Mets/Willets Point

staten island museum

Staten Island Museum **SUGGESTED ADMISSION DAILY, FREE TUESDAY 12pm-2pm **

* Colman Rutkin  A Visual Journey.  October 14, 2012 through January 21, 2013
* Charles R. Knight Visits the Museum Snowbound & Selected Sea Creature Drawings.  October 14, 2012 through January 21, 2013
* Bottoms Up: Drinking Vessels. Through January 21, 2013
*  New York Grit-Michael Hanulak  November 10, 2012-TBA at the Staten Island History Center Gallery Hours  1pm-4pm  **FREE**

75 Stuyvesant Place
Staten Island
statenislandmuseum.org
Tel: 718-727-1135
Hours:
Monday – Friday 11pm – 5pm, Saturday 10am – 5pm, Sunday 12pm – 5pm

*Get Directions to Staten Island Museum*

FREE WEDNESDAY

museum-of-jewish-heritage

Museum of Jewish Heritage **FREE** Wednesday From 4pm-8pm

* Emma Lazarus: Poet of Exiles – Through  February 24, 2013
* Core Exhibition: Jewish Life A Century Ago, The War Against the Jews, Jewish Renewal
* Through Soviet Jewish Eyes -November 16, 2012 through April 7, 2013 
 * Hava Nagila, A Song for People  Through May 13, 2013

36 Battery Place, Battery Park City (at 1st Place)
http://www.mjhnyc.org/findex.html
Tel: 646-437-4202
Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday  10 am – 5:45 pm
Wednesday 10 am – 8 pm
Friday  10 am – 5 pm
On the eve of Jewish holidays and non-daylight savings weeks, Fri 10 am-3 pm; closed on all Jewish holidays

*Get Directions to Museum of Jewish Heritage*

PAY WHAT YOU WISH 

museum-of-art-and-design

Museum of Arts and Design **Pay What You’d Like** Thursday and Friday 6pm-9pm

* Doris Dukes ShangriLa: Architecture, Landscape and Islamic Art -Through February 17, 2013
* Daniel Brush: Blue Steel Gold Light –  Through February 17, 2013

2 Columbus Circle
Tel: 212-299-7777
http://www.madmuseum.org/
Hours:
Tuesday-Sunday, 11am – 6pm
Thursday, Friday  11am – 9pm

*Get Directions to Museum of Arts and Design*

FREE THURSDAY

museum-of-chinese-in-america

Museum of Chinese in America **FREE** on Thursdays

* Marvels and Monsters: Unmasking Asian Images in US Comics 1942-1986 and Alt Comics: Asian American Artists Reinvent the Comic – Through February 24, 2013

215 Centre Street - between Howard and Grand Streets
http://www.mocanyc.org/
Tel: 212-619-4785
Hours:
Monday, Friday 11 am – 5 pm
Thursday 11 am – 9 pm
Saturday, Sunday 10 am – 5 pm

*Get Directions to Museum of Chinese in America*

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New Museum **FREE** Thursday 7pm-9pm

* Rosemarie Trockel: A Cosmos – Through January 20, 2013
* Judith Bernstein:HARD – Through January 20, 2013
* Come Closer: Art Around the Bowery 1969-1989  Through December 30, 2012
* Haroon Mirza: Preoccupied Waveforms – Through January 16
*Isa Genziken: Rose 11 – Through July 31, 2013

235 Bowery- at Prince Street
http://www.newmuseum.org/
Tel: 212-219-1222
Hours:
Wednesday, Friday – Sunday 11 am – 6 pm
Thursday 11 am – 9 pm

*Get Directions to New Museum*

PAY WHAT YOU WISH/FREE FRIDAY

international-center-of-photography

International Center of Photography **Friday, Pay Whatever You’d Like 5pm-8pm**

* Rise and Fall of Apartheid: Photography and the Bureaucracy of Everyday Life  Through January 6, 2013

1133 Avenue of the Americas at 43rd Street
www.icp.org
Tel: 212-857-0000
Hours:
Friday 10 am–8 pm
Saturday–Sunday 10 am–6 pm

*Get Directions to International Center of Photography*

morgan-library

The Morgan Library **FREE Friday 7pm-9pm**

* Happy Holidays from the Morgan! – Through January 13, 2013
* Fantasy and Invention: Rosso Fiorentino and Sixteenth Century Florentine Drawing – through February 3, 2013
* Beatrix Potter:The Picture Letters – Through January 27, 2013
* Durer to de Kooning: 100 Master Drawings from Munich – Through January 6, 2013
* Pierpont Morgan’s 1906 Library – Ongoing

225 Madison Avenue-between 36th and 37th Streets
http://www.themorgan.org/home.asp
Tel: 212-685-0008
Hours:
Tuesday -Thursday 10:30 am to 5 pm
Friday 10:30 am – 9 pm
Saturday 10 am – 6 pm
Sunday 11 am – 6 pm

*Get Directions to The Morgan Library*

moma

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) **FREE Friday 4pm-8pm**

* Edvard Munch:The Scream – Through April 29, 2013
* Tokyo 1955-1970: A New Avant-Garde – Through February 25, 2013
* Quay Brothers: On Deciphering the Pharmacists Prescription for Lip-Reading Puppets – Through January 7, 2013

11 West 53 Street
Phone: 212-708-9400
moma.org
Hours:
Sunday-Monday, Wednesday -Saturday 10:30am-5:30pm
First Thursday of each month open until 8:30pm
Friday open until 8pm

*Get Directions to Museum of Modern Art*

whitney-museum

Whitney Museum of American Art **Pay What You’d Like** Friday 6pm-9pm

* Richard Artschwager! – Through February 3, 2013
* Trisha Baga: Plymouth Rock 2 – Through January 27. 2013
* Sinister Pop – Through March 31, 2013
* Dark and Deadpan: Pop in TV and the Movies – Through March 3, 2013
* Wade Guyton OS – Through January 13, 2013
*American Legends: From Calder to O’Keefe December 22, 2012-

945 Madison Avenue at 75th Street
http://whitney.org/
Phone: 212-570-3676

 Hours:
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday  11am-6pm
Friday  1pm-9pm

*Get Directions to the Whitney Museum*

museum-of-moving-image

Museum of the Moving Image  **FREE Friday 4pm-8pm**

* Core Exhibition: Behind the Screen 
* Spacewar: Video Games Blast Off – December 15, 2012 through March 3, 2013
* 3-D Lenticular Posters for the Hobbit: An * * * Unexpected Journey- Through March 31, 2013
* The Art of Rise of the Guardians  - Through March 3, 2013


36-01 35 Avenue
Astoria
Tel: 718-777-6888
http://www.movingimage.us/
Hours:
Tuesday–Thursday 10:30 am–5:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am–8:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday 10:30 am–7 pm

*Get Directions to the Museum of the Moving Image*

neue-galerie

Neue Galerie **FREE First Friday of the Month 6pm-8pm**

* Ferdinand Hodler: View to Infinity  Through January 7, 2013

1048 Fifth Avenue at 86th Street
212-994-9493
www.neuegalerie.org
Museum Hours :
Thursday – Monday 11 am to 6 pm

*Get Directions to The Neue Galerie*

rubin-museum

Rubin Museum of Art *FREE Friday 6pm-10pm *

* Candid: Homai Vyarawalla – Through January 14, 2013
 * Masterworks – Through January  17, 2013
* Casting the Divine. Through February 11, 2013
* Gateway to Himalayan Art –  Through January 6, 2014
* Modernist Art from India – Through April 29, 2013
* The Place of Provenance – Through March 25, 2013

150 W. 17th St-between 6th Ave and 7th Ave
http://www.rmanyc.org/
Tel: 212-620-5000
Hours:
Monday, Thursday  11am-5pm
Wednesday 11am-7pm
Friday 11am-10pm
Saturday and Sunday 11am– 6 pm

*Get Directions to the Rubin Museum*

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New-York Historical Society  **Pay What You’d Like**  Friday 6pm-8pm

* Nature and the American Vision: The Hudson River School – Through February 2, 2013
* The Pop Shop: Education –  Through January 13, 2013
* WWII & NYC-  Through May 27, 2013
* John Rogers: American Stories – November 2, 2012 – February 18,2013
* The Landmarks of New York – December 14, 2012 – February 18, 2013
* Holiday Express: Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection – Through January 6, 2013
* Audubon: National Treasures-The Ducks of Fall for the Birds of America – (1827-1838) – Through December 16, 2012

170 Central Park West, at 77th Street
http://nyhistory.org/
Tel: 212- 873-3400
Hours:

Tuesday-Thursday 10am-6pm
Friday 10am-8pm
Saturday 10am-6pm
Sunday 11am-5pm

*Get Directions to the NY Historical Society*

PAY WHAT YOU WISH/FREE SATURDAY

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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum  **Saturday Pay What You’d Like 5:45pm-7:45pm

* Picasso Black and White – October 5, 2012 – January 23, 2013
* Kandinsky 1911-1913 -Through April 25, 2013
* Nows the Time- Recent Acquisitions – Through January 2, 2013
* Gabriel Orozco: Asterisms – Through January 13, 2013
* A Long -Awaited Tribute: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian House and   Pavilion - Through February 13, 2013
* Thannhausen Collection – Ongoing

1071 Fifth Avenue-between 88th and 89th Streets
http://www.guggenheim.org/
Tel: 212-423-3500
Hours:
Friday- Sunday: 10 am – 5:45 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 7:45 pm

*Get Directions to the Guggenheim Museum*

jewish-museum

Jewish Museum **FREE Saturday**

* Crossing Borders: Manuscripts from the Bodleian Libraries – Through February 3, 2013
* Collection Tableaux – Through February 3, 2013

*  Sharon Lockhart/Noa Eshkol – Through March 24, 2013
* Culture and Continuity: The Jewish Journey  -  Permanent Exhibition

1109 Fifth Ave at 92nd St
http://www.thejewishmuseum.org/
Tel: 212-423-3200
Hours:
Saturday – Tuesday 11:00am – 5:45pm
Thursday – 11:00am – 8:00pm
Friday – 11:00am – 5:45pm 

*Get Directions to The Jewish Museum*

PAY WHAT YOU WISH SUNDAY

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Frick Collection **Sunday Pay What You’d Like** 11am-1pm

* Vincent van Gogh’s Portrait of a Peasant (Patience Escalier) – Through January 20, 2013

*Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings from The Courtauld Gallery – October 2, 2012 through January 27, 2013
* White Gold: Highlights from the Arnhold Collection of Meissen Porfelain – Through January 6, 2013

One East 70th Street-between Fifth and Madison Avenues
http://www.frick.org/
Tel: 212-288-0700

*Get Directions to the Frick Museum*

studio-museum-in-harlem

Studio Museum in Harlem **FREE Sunday** Suggested Donation On The Remaining Days Open

* Fore – Through March 10, 2013
* Gordon Parks- A Harlem Family – Through March 10, 2013
* Harlem Postcards- Tenth Anniversary – Through March 10, 2013
* Harlem Postcards – Fall-Winter 2012-2013

144 West 125th Street, between Lenox Avenue and Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard
http://www.studiomuseum.org/
Tel: 212-864-4500
Hours:
Thursday and Friday 12 pm – 9 pm
Saturday 10 am – 6 pm
Sunday 12 pm – 6 pm

*Get Directions to the Studio Museum*

FULL PRICE ADMISSION

asia-society

Asia Society and Museum **Full Price Admission**

* Bound Unbound: Lin Tianmiao. September 7, 2012-January 27, 2013

725 Park Ave. & 70th St.
asiasociety.org
Tel: 212-288-6400
Hours:

Friday 11am-9pm
Saturday-Sunday  11am-6pm

*Get Directions to the Asia Society*

tenement-museum

Lower East Side Tenement Museum **Full Price Admission**

* Shop Life Exhibit (New Tour)
* Multiple Tours Including: Hard Times, Sweatshop Workers, Irish Outsiders and Exploring 97 Orchard Street

108 Orchard Street, at Delancey Street
http://www.tenement.org/
Tel: 212-982-8420
Hours:
Monday- Saturday 10 am – 6 pm
Sunday 10:15 am – 6 pm

*Get Directions to the Lower East Side Tenement Museum*

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