ART MU­SE­UMS

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BROOK­LYN MU­SEUM Per­ma­nent col­lec­tions in­clude an­cient Egyp­tian and con­tem­po­rary Amer­i­can art. Open W-Su.

200 East­ern Pkwy., at Wash­ing­ton Ave., Prospect Heights, Brook­lyn, 718.638.5000. COOPER HE­WITT Lo­cated in the former res­i­dence of An­drew Carnegie, this Smith­so­nian mu­seum uses ground­break­ing tech­nol­ogy to cre­ate in­ter­ac­tive ex­hibits on his­tor­i­cal and con­tem­po­rary de­sign. Open daily. 2 E. 91st St., at Fifth Ave., 212.849.8400. GUGGEN­HEIM MU­SEUM One of the most sig­nif­i­cant ar­chi­tec­tural icons of the 20th cen­tury, Frank Lloyd Wright’s fa­mous struc­ture is the repos­i­tory for world- class art and ex­hi­bi­tions. Open M-W, F-Su. 1071 Fifth Ave., at 89th St., 212.423.3500. THE JEWISH MU­SEUM Ar­chae­o­log­i­cal ar­ti­facts, cer­e­mo­nial ob­jects, photographs, works on pa­per and art ex­hi­bi­tions explore Jewish di­ver­sity and cul­ture. Open M-Tu, Th-Su. 1109 Fifth Ave., at 92nd St., 212.423.3200. THE MET­RO­POL­I­TAN MU­SEUM OF ART Greek and Ro­man gal­leries; vast fash­ion hold­ings; and renowned col­lec­tions of Amer­i­can, Euro­pean and Far East­ern fine and dec­o­ra­tive art fill this en­cy­clo­pe­dic mu­seum. Open daily. 1000 Fifth Ave., at 82nd St., 212.535.7710. THE MORGAN LI­BRARY & MU­SEUM Ini­tially the pri­vate li­brary of fi­nancier J. Pier­pont Morgan, the fa­cil­ity now houses a col­lec­tion of rare and price­less books, manuscripts, draw­ings and prints. Open Tu-Su. 225 Madison Ave., at E. 36th St., 212.685.0008. MU­SEUM OF MODERN ART A trea­sure house of 20th- cen­tury art also con­tains a sculp­ture gar­den and an ex­ten­sive film col­lec­tion. Open daily. 11 W. 53rd St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.708.9400. NEUE GA­LERIE NEW YORK The el­e­gant town-house mu­seum is ded­i­cated to 20th- cen­tury Ger­man and Aus­trian fine and dec­o­ra­tive art and de­sign. Open M, ThSu. 1048 Fifth Ave., at 86th St., 212.628.6200. NEW MU­SEUM Ex­hi­bi­tions of cut­ting- edge art in a va­ri­ety of medi­ums by Amer­i­can and in­ter­na­tional artists. Open Tu-Su. 235 Bow­ery, btw Riv­ing­ton & Stan­ton sts., 212.219.1222. ONASSIS CUL­TURAL CEN­TER Hel­lenic cul­ture, from an­tiq­uity to to­day, is ex­plored through ex­hi­bi­tions, fam­ily pro­grams, con­certs, lec­tures, read­ings, the­atri­cal per­for­mances and films. Open M-Sa. Free. 645 Fifth Ave., at 51st St., 212.486.4448. WHIT­NEY MU­SEUM OF AMER­I­CAN ART More than 50,000 square feet of in­door gal­leries and 13,000 square feet of out-

door space are de­voted to tem­po­rary ex­hi­bi­tions and a per­ma­nent col­lec­tion of Amer­i­can art and artists. Open M, W-Su. 99 Gan­sevoort St., btw Wash­ing­ton & West sts., 212.570.3600.

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