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Museum of Arts and Design

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Address: 2 Columbus Circle, New York City, NY 10019
Phone Number: 212.299.7777
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Right now there are some interesting exhibitions on. Richard Estes is one of my favorite painters and I was so impressed with the amount of paintings on exhibition because he has... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Right now there are some interesting exhibitions on. Richard Estes is one of my favorite painters and I was so impressed with the amount of paintings on exhibition because he has done quite a few commissions. There's a beautiful collection of Tiffany jewelry, exhibition on mannequins, and go upstairs and visit the open studios. It's steep in price at 16... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Gorgeous museum and shop near Central Park. Features products designed by local artists. I managed to find some wonderful candlesticks as a thank you gift for a friend which was beautifully gift wrapped by the staff. Jewellry collection amazing.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This small art museum at Columbus Circle (southwest corner of Central Park) has no permanent collection but features temporary exhibits. The admission is USD 17 which in my opinion is very high for such a small museum that takes less than an hour to see. I did like very much the RICHARD ESTES exhibit which runs through 20 September 2015.... More 

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Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

A small but very engaging art museum on Columbus Circle. There is no permanent display, but a series of changing exhibitions on 5 floors of the building, including an ongoing Artist Studio/Project Space where one might observe an artist or designer at work (only one working when we were there). Admission is $16 for adults, and includes a free audio... More 

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Cary, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Small, quaint museum. Well planned and interesting exhibits. Love that audio tour can be accessed through your phone

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Surprised I'd never been here before in all my trips to New York, but I'm so glad I came this time. This place was amazing, lots of really interest exhibits. I recommend starting at the top and working your way down to the bottom -- found that to be the best flow. The Mannequin Exhibit was so intriguing and I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We visited on a Thursday night, when they have open studios. Saw some great exhibits. Photorealist paintings. Mannequins.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This sophisticated small museum doesn't display a lot at once, but what's there is choice. We went to see a show about mid-century women textile artists and left feeling we'd been introduced to a new world. In this case less is way, way more. Nice gift shop and totally accessible to all. Love the natural light, too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The summer collection at MAD is well worth exploring - both for the art and the informative displays.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This small museum on Columbus Circle always has eye-popping exhibits. The studios on floor 6 usually have artists at work. The current display of paintings by Robert Estes is especially impressive.

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Address: 2 Columbus Circle, New York City, NY 10019
Phone Number: 212.299.7777
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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