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MoMA PS1

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The Museum of Modern Art Admission with Skip-the-Line Access
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MoMA PS1 is one of the oldest and largest nonprofit contemporary art institutions in the United States. Located in Long Island City, New York, MoMA PS1 is dedicated to exhibiting the most provocative and challenging art from around the world. MoMA...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Medium sized art museum with several installations. They had a great smallish book store and an expensive cafe. You must check your backpack; it’s free. My son is a fan of modern art so he liked the place very much.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Xochica
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got a free mama ps1 ticket with a purchase of a MoMa ticket. Came to see the momaps1 whilst visiting Queens, and was not disappointed. It was nice to see this area and this place had cool and interesting things to see.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice space, so wasted for an artist whom seemed unable to know what to do with his life until he decided to define nonsense as art. Please do spend 9 min watching his balls bounce or being smeared in black paint, if you can

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nolinice
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed this museum. And I got in for free last time I went! They have a ton of events and the art is cool and modern. Worth a stop here if you are into modern art and in the area.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank hillaryguz
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Third rate exhibits. And the MOMA curators have confused art and their own radical political views. Don't waste your time or money.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

I have been to New York 5 times now, each time vowing to get to MoMA PS1 but it has always just been out of the way each time. This time I was determined to get there and I wasn't disappointed. The integrity of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jo M
Reviewed August 20, 2018

PS1 is easy to reach by taking the 7 train to Court Square. I found the retrofit of an old NYC school added to the experience of seeing current exhibits. Its affiliation with MoMA has been a positive one, and the work shown is often...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Allan L
Reviewed July 19, 2018

Such great pleasure to wander the hallways and spaces of this wonderful, old-has-become-new building. Much more digestible than the MOMA itself but by no means less relevant and interesting.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 30, 2018

We are definitely "museum freaks".....everywhere in the world. Was really looking forward to this one.......and while the school conversion is definitely unique and appreciated........MOST of the exhibitions were not. We visited Saturday June 2nd......and the only visuals that pushed our button were the photographs and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Had the privilege to see several exhibits of renowned and talented international artists at MOMA PS1 and was moved by their passion..the exhibits were well displayed offering ample space..the gallery staff was helpful and polite..the bookshop is a must visit

Date of experience: June 2018
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aitor_london
London, United Kingdom
Help with Queens itinerary please (19 Replies)
I'll be spending 7 nights in NYC next month, and one of the days (or half of it) I'd like to dedicate it to Queens. I'd like to see Moma PS1, Gantry Plaza State Park and walk around Astoria and Long Island City. Any recommendation would be much appreciated (pubs, good food, areas not to miss...). Thank you.
August 28, 2014|
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I can get on this later today but I actually have to generate some value for my corporation of employment. Watch this space.
ChardeeMacdennis
First Time Solo Trip Itinerary (15 Replies)
Hi, I'm going to New York for 6 nights next month and could use some help with my itinerary. So far I just have a list of things I would like to do each day. The list contains tourist sites, microbreweries and other stuff that interests me. Could you let me know if this is doable and maybe reorder the list if it makes sense to. Also any suggestions for other stuff I should do based on whats in the list. Monday - I Arrive Monday night. Tuesday Top of the Rock Observatory Times...More
April 30, 2016|
Response fromHKMomNewYork_NY|
you need to plot these on a map (googlemaps will work) and then i think you will see that you are not grouping things geographically. your plans now have you all over the place on several days; you will see more and spend less time travelling around if you group them.
RobStils
Art museums in western Queens? (4 Replies)
My girlfriend and I are visiting western Queens soon (by ferry to Hallets Cove, Astoria) to see the Socrates Sculpture Park and some street art. I know there are many great art museums nearby-- MOMA PS1, Noguchi Museum, the Sculpture Center, and others. We will likely only have time (40-60 minutes) to visit one. Which do people feel is the most interesting? Thanks!
September 27, 2017|
Response fromjhwanderer|
If you're at Socrates, the Noguchi museum has the advantage of being basically across the street. You'll blow half of your 40 minutes getting down to any of the other museums. Everything else is at least a mile from Socrates. PS1 is way too big and good to take on in that limited a time frame. Fisher-Landau is a really good, little known 'snackable' museum/gallery for contemporary work, which you can definitely do in an hour, but it's a 20-minute walk or 10-minute taxi ride away from...More