To be an art student visiting New York is an exciting thing. We chose five amazing places for you to visit while you are in this vibrant city, and make sure you visit them all for the best experience!
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
If you want to see most unique and inspiring art, this is the place to be. Situated in Manhattan, this museum is a collection of modern and contemporary art composed of drawing, painting, photography, film, electronic media…
MoMa has a reputation of displaying world’s best art pieces back from the 18th century through today.
Among many of amazing exhibits was a structure by the name “Wendy.” It was huge, blue, had a spike-like appearance and was air-filtering (fought the pollution of about 250 cars).
Os Gemeos x Futura
These two twin brothers are famous for their gigantic character pieces put up all over the landscape. For instance, there was an 80 ft art of a child painted on the building on 21st Street.
You want to see that for sure!
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
“The Met” is the biggest museum in The United States. With around 7 million visitors per year, it’s the third most visited museum in the world. It was founded in 1870 with the purpose of educating American people about the art.
With the variety of art-pieces passing the walls of this museum constantly, this is the place you do not want to miss out! Just about any famous artist had their piece of art in this museum!
Located in Manhattan, this museum offers variety of contemporary art. It features great exhibitions of 20th & 21st century American art.
The founder of the museum, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney was herself a sculptor and a collector of art pieces.
This permanent exhibition comprises of more than 20 thousand different art groups, including paintings, photographs, videos, and more.
The Frick Collection
Also situated in Manhattan, the Frick is among the famous small museums in the U.S. It has a collection of old master paintings, sculptures, and fine furniture.
It’s featuring some of the best European artists such as Giovanni Bellini, El Greco, Francisco Goya…
The Frick has yearly attendance reaching up to 300,000, which is a great number for its size.
For a wonderful experience with your art students, contact Junior Tours!