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Norwood Museum

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Gifted artist in Queens

John Norwood is an amazing artist that should be on every art lovers radar. This is a man with an... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
rpqnz
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New York City, New York
Outside the Box

Thoroughly enjoyed walking through a maze of garbage art created by John with commentary by Ruby... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2018
MiaFlys
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New York City, New York
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The Norwood museum showcases the body of work from John Norwood, a local artist who makes art out of every day discarded items. His collection spans numerous disciplines and materials. The museum has two locations, each with about 8,000 sqft of...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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2212 119th St, College Point, NY 11356-2516
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Reviewed 3 days ago

John Norwood is an amazing artist that should be on every art lovers radar. This is a man with an impressive resume and some of his works included the Pyramid at the Louvre and the National Gallery. His unique museum/home is located in College Point,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed walking through a maze of garbage art created by John with commentary by Ruby. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank MiaFlys
adgib, Manager at Norwood Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

Thank you for your visit. Please tell friends and family. You are welcome back any time.

Reviewed April 8, 2018

I love off-beat and unique and the a little bit hard to find/get to. This was all of that. Add to it how warm, friendly and interesting the artist and his family were. This is one wild place. The artist is (don't let him fool...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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adgib, Manager at Norwood Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

Thank you for visiting and very happy you enjoyed the tour. Please tell friends and family. You are welcome back any time.

Reviewed April 4, 2018

We called Mr. Norwood to let him know that we wanted to stop by. This is his home!! Dozens of works that he created from things that we all toss in the trash. He is an older gentleman that is anxious to share his passion...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Mitchell F
adgib, Manager at Norwood Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

Thank you for visiting and very happy you enjoyed the tour. Please tell friends and family. You are welcome back any time.

Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

I visited the Norwood Museum years ago and had the pleasure of John taking me on a personal tour around his home showing me some of his amazing pieces of art. There is no way to describe his art. He is beyond creative. Not only...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

I go to the Norwood Museum any time I find myself in College Point, visiting friends. John and Ruby are such a great couple and the work itself is far reaching and oftentimes overwhelming. Older, more formal and stylized pieces give way to, and inform,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed February 17, 2018

This museum is owned and run by John Norwood and his wife Ruby. The only thing more interesting than their art is their experiences. Truly one of the hidden gyms of NYC.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Mohammad S
Reviewed December 6, 2017

If you go to museums to feel something, then you should go to the Norwood Museum. I left in awe. Mr. Norwood has a keen sense of our culture and he has a unique way of presenting it. His work is honest and the amount...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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adgib, Manager at Norwood Museum, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2017

Thank you for the nice review! Please come back any time.

Reviewed September 3, 2017

Spent a hour enjoying this most unique "museum" which is really a creative wonderland. John Norwood has turned the most unexpected items into sculpture. He and his wife were gracious hosts that showed us around and welcomed us into their home/gallery. You are in for...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Joan M
Reviewed April 18, 2017

The Norwood Museum is a chance to see the personal evolution of an artist from a student to a mature master. John Norwood has worked in almost every media and his work reflects that diversity during his 60-year career. His most recent pieces incorporate everyday...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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