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New Museum

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Address: 235 Bowery, New York City, NY 10002-1218
Phone Number: 212-219-1222
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Wed 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Focusing on experimental ideas and exhibits portraying the development of...

Focusing on experimental ideas and exhibits portraying the development of emerging artists, this unique museum's collection includes unusual, abstract art from around the world.

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The current large show "The Keepers" is a bit of an anomaly for me.It is largely objects are more easily appreciated than the contemporary art that is the usual show... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The current large show "The Keepers" is a bit of an anomaly for me.It is largely objects are more easily appreciated than the contemporary art that is the usual show. Iconoclastic? Perhaps. Should i stick to more old fashioned or staid venues? Maybe. However, I enjoyed the show. Thank you, New Museum

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved visiting the new museum. I started in the 2nd floor where I got excited to see Hanelore Baron's artifacts and the Sketchbook from Auschwitz. The teddy bears exhibition is also entertaining and interesting. The most Modern art in my opinion is in the 4th floor were you can see huge beautiful colored paintings with a cycle motive. I... More 

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Too Modern for me. Guess I am too traditional to appreciate it but others might. Better to go to MOMA or the Guggenheim Museum. of Art or, best of allThe Met

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san francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While the museum is somewhat small and new I believe it brings a refreshing cut on museums. My docent your guide was MAGGIE and she had mentioned the New Museum does not have permanent displays so the art is changing. When I was there the museum was about people who collect of collections and the one gallery with the teddy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is my third visit at the New Museum. Great exhibitions, Great to visit with kids. I saw today "The Keeper " very interesting exhibition. Good Coffee shop. Whole foods is just around the corner and lots of shopping ob Broadway St.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

We visited the New Museum on a week long trip to New York. The museum is very interesting and provides a glimpse of unorthodox approaches to art (if you are only into easel painting and sculpture this may not be the place to go unless you are open to new experiences). When we visited they were installing a new exhibit... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

It is only my humble opinion, but you either like if here or not at all. The museum exhibits alternative art. You you are looking for traditional form, this is not the right place for you. However, when you look for new from of inspiring art, the museum is good for you. Not a big museum. Entrance fee could be... More 

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Had a most enjoyable visit to the New Museum. With its more intimate scale, it hosts some very talented avant garde artists, as well as Performance Installation works. In a city spoilt with world class museums, this warrants a visit. We were fortunate to have had a very able and informative curator guide named Kayla; to explain some of the... More 

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Drobak, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

An interesting building, but the art here was too modern for us, so the visit did not take very long. Probably nothing wring with the museum, but did not fit our level of art interest. More interesting to stroll into the large number of art galleries in the area.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

We spent a very interesting Bordeaux evening at the museum, organized by Morrell Wines, the premier wine venue in NYC. Representatives of the actual Bordeaux chateaux, many of them Grand Crus, were there, as well as some second wines. True, it was crowded, but you can talk all you want about your desires, dreams and 2015 futures, too. Cost was... More 

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