While in NY – 2
Museums and Arts
The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Known by locals and art enthusiasts as “The Met,” The Metropolitan Museum of Art is the largest museum in the U.S., and among the most visited in the world, housing more than 2 million works spanning the ages in its permanent collection.
The Museum of Modern Art: Referred to as the most influential museum of modern art in the world, MOMA offers its visitors a wide collection of modern and contemporary art from every art form including sculpting, photography and digital design.
The American Museum of Natural History: Situated across from Central Park in picturesque surroundings, the AMNH houses 45 permanent exhibition halls displaying more than 32 million examples of history spanning, human, plant, animals, fossils, and artifacts from ancient cultures.
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum: Located in the Upper East Side of Manhattan within a cylindrical structure designed by infamous Frank Lloyd Wright, The Guggenheim is home to an extensive collection of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, Early Modern and Contemporary Art displayed along a ramp style gallery winding upward toward a skylight.
The Frick Collection: The Frick Collection began as the private collection of Henry Clay Frick, an industrialist whose art enthusiasm amassed his impressive collection within his private residence and was later turned into a small museum for public enjoyment.
Carnegie Hall: The famous concert venue built by philanthropist Andrew Carnegie in 1891, presents nearly 250 performances each year with genres spanning the realm of both classical and popular music, giving this hall its rightful place as one of the most prestigious in the world.
Radio City Music Hall: This entertainment venue, developed by John D. Rockefeller and nicknamed, “Showplace of the Nation”, is known for its iconic Art Deco style hall that beckons millions of tourists each year for a wide variety of entertainment styles.