AMERICAN FOLK ART MUSEUM
The museum’s permanent collection and temporary exhibits feature works created by self-taught American artists dating from the 18th century to today. Open Tu-Th, Sa 11:30 am-7 pm, F noon-7:30 pm, Su noon- 6 pm. Free. 2 Lincoln Sq., Columbus Ave., at W. 66th St., 212.595.9533.
Ancient Egyptian and contemporary American art, among other specialties, are housed in a 560,000-square-foot Beaux Arts building. Open W 11 am- 6 pm, Th 11 am-10 pm, F-Su 11 am- 6 pm. 200 Eastern Pkwy., at Washington Ave., Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, 718.638.5000.
Located in the former residence of industrialist Andrew Carnegie, this Smithsonian museum uses groundbreaking technology to create interactive exhibits on historic and contemporary design. Open M- F, Su 10 am- 6 pm, Sa 10 am-9 pm. 2 E. 91st St., at Fifth Ave., 212.849.8400.
THE FRICK COLLECTION
One of the world’s most magnificent collections of old-master paintings, furnishings and decorative arts fills the former residence of industrialist Henry Clay Frick, a limestone mansion built between 1912 and 1914. Open Tu-Sa 10 am- 6 pm, Su 11 am-5 pm. Children under 10 are not admitted. 1 E. 70th St., at Fifth Ave., 212.288.0700.
One of the most significant architectural icons of the 20th century, Frank Lloyd Wright’s famous structure is the repository for a permanent collection and temporary exhibitions. Open M, W, F & Su 10 am-5:45 pm, Tu 10 am-9 pm, Sa 10 am-7:45 pm. 1071 Fifth Ave., at 89th St., 212.423.3500.
Temporary exhibitions at the International Center of Photography examine the past, present and future of photography and the role photography plays in society. Open Tu-W, F-Su 10 am- 6 pm, Th 10 am-9 pm. 250 Bowery, btw Prince & E. Houston sts., 212.857.0000.
THE JEWISH MUSEUM
Archaeological artifacts, ceremonial objects, paintings, photographs, works on paper and art exhibitions explore Jewish diversity and culture. Open Su-Tu, F-Sa 11 am-5:45 pm, Th 11 am- 8 pm. 1109 Fifth Ave., at 92nd St., 212.423.3200.
THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART
Greek and Roman galleries; vast fashion holdings; instruments of historical, technical and social importance; and renowned collections of American, European and Far Eastern fine and decorative art fill this encyclopedic museum. Open Su-Th 10 am-5:30 pm, F-Sa 10 am-9 pm. Full-price admission includes admission to The Met Fifth Avenue, The Met Cloisters and The Met Breuer for three consecutive days. 1000 Fifth Ave., at 82nd St., 212.535.7710.
THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM
Formerly the private library of financier J. Pierpont Morgan, the facility is now a research library and museum containing rare and priceless books, manuscripts, drawings and prints. Open Tu-Th 10:30 am-5 pm, F 10:30 am-9 pm, Sa 10
am- 6 pm, Su 11 am- 6 pm. 225 Madison Ave., at E. 36th St., 212.685.0008.
MUSEUM OF ARTS AND DESIGN
A center for the display and promotion of innovative arts and crafts. Open Tu-W, F-Su 10 am- 6 pm, Th 10 am-9 pm. 2 Columbus Circle, btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.299.7777.
MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
One of the world’s greatest repositories of late-19th-, 20thand 21st- century works of art also contains a sculpture garden and an extensive film collection. Open M-W, Sa-Su 10:30 am-5:30 pm, Th- F 10:30 am- 8 pm. 11 W. 53rd St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.708.9400.
NEUE GALERIE NEW YORK
The elegant townhouse museum is dedicated to 20th- century German and Austrian fine and decorative art and design. Open Th-M 11 am- 6 pm. 1048 Fifth Ave., at 86th St., 212.628.6200.
Contemporary cutting- edge art by American and international artists. Open Tu-W, F-Su 11 am- 6 pm, Th 11 am-9 pm. 235 Bowery, btw Rivington & Stanton sts., 212.219.1222.
RUBIN MUSEUM OF ART
Paintings, books, artifacts, textiles and more from the Himalayas and the surrounding regions. Open M & Th 11 am-5 pm, W 11 am-9 pm, F 11 am-10 pm, Sa-Su 11 am- 6 pm. 150 W. 17th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.620.5000.
WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART
Indoor galleries and outdoor spaces are devoted to temporary exhibitions and a renowned permanent collection of American art. Open M-Th, Su 10:30 am- 6 pm, F-Sa 10:30 am-10 pm. 99 Gansevoort St., btw Washington & West sts., 212.570.3600.