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Nicholas Roerich Museum

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Address: 319 W 107th St., New York City, NY 10025
Phone Number: 212-864-7752
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Description: The major center for the exhibition of paintings by Nicholas Roerich, a...
The major center for the exhibition of paintings by Nicholas Roerich, a Russian-born artist who increased appreciation of the value of the cultural heritage of all nations.
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A gem of a museum of one of the worlds most important artist

Tucked away on a quiet street ( if that is even possible in New York) you will find one of the most remarkable museums you will ever visit. This collection of the mystic and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Atlanta, Georgia

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Tucked away on a quiet street ( if that is even possible in New York) you will find one of the most remarkable museums you will ever visit. This collection of the mystic and visionary artist Nicholas Roerich is outstanding and is very affordable. Make an effort to find out more about this great man and about his wife Helena.... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The museum is three floors of a brownstone on the upper West Side of Manhattan, and it features the art of Nicholas Roerich, about whom I knew nothing. But I loved his landscapes--modernist paintings that were as spare and haunting as the landscapes themselves (the Himalayas). The museum is small, and can be enjoyed in an hour or so. The... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Museum in a townhouse on Upper West Side with the works of Nicholas Roerich, plus some other treasures. Paintings are beautiful and this place is not overrun like other museums and the crowd is wuirt. We enjoyed a piano concert last week, so check out their concert schedule as well.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Located on West 107h street this museum houses the works of Nicholas Roerich, who, in the beginning of the 20h Century, travelled through India and the Hymalayas. He was more than a painter - a fabulous one at that - but also a philosopher and much more. It is a quiet place and I felt very much at home in... More 

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

After receiving a calendar of Roerich this was high on the list of places to see in NYC. It was not disappointing at all with many of the artists best paintings from the Himalayas. The flute concert upstairs was a added bonus. Admission is free but prints and other objects are for sale.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This small museum is a true hidden treasure in New York, it houses the work of Nicholas Roerich an excellent painter from the Russian Symbolist period who was also a great scene designer, as a matter of fact the museum has the designs for the sets of the controversial "Rite of Spring" ballet produced by the Diaghilev company in Paris... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Tucked in a townhouse on the upper west side (W 107 St) is the Nicholas Roerich Museum. His motto was "Where there is Culture, there is Peace," which predates UNESCO's cultural preservation by decades. He devised a three ball image to symbolize Art, Science and Religion. Additionally, he was an explorer and painter. His palette is interesting- mainly blues, but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

I discovered the works of Nicholas Roerich many years ago when ready some of the Theosophical books and immediately wanted to view the originals as I knew, from the description of his unique techniques, that no reproduction could ever capture the luminosity he imbued his work with. I did my research and found out about the museum in New York... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

There is no shortage of art on display in New York City, but the venues displaying said art can be daunting. This splendid little museum is tucked away in an Upper West Side townhouse and it could not be lovelier. The venue is quiet and civilized, the collection stunning. Take an hour from your travails and reward yourself with a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013 via mobile

I never knew who this guy was, but I was staying nearby so popped in- fantastic works, amazing use of colour and drama. Am officially a Nicholas Roerich fan now! If you can, I would definitely add this to your itinerary for something a bit different and a bit less known...

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Address: Address: 319 W 107th St., New York City, NY 10025
Phone Number: 212-864-7752
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side

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Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the American Museum of Natural History, which has been welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center, home to some of the world’s best opera, dance, film, and theater performances, all centrally located around a beautiful fountain. Spanning the entire length of the Upper West Side, Riverside Park is ideal for a long, leisurely stroll in a quiet green space.
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