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Museum of Arts and Design

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The website info made this sound like a really interesting and worthwhile place to visit, with much to see. There are 5 floors and we(myself and 3 others) spent less than an hour, including the gift shop. There were a few items that were worth...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JohnCG22
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A range of beautiful, clever, unusual exhibits to look at demonstrating some skilful artisanal work. The section displaying jewellery has some exceptional pieces. There are also things to amuse such as Putins Coronation Crown.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank debrapO6959FH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is very small and different than the others. The best bonus is the restaurant “Robert” and the gift shop. Robert is in the top floor and had great views of Central Park and Columbus Circle. Food was very good but it took a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 927hollyg
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Located one block from Columbus circle, this museum is housed in a modern, 6-7 story building. On the top floor, there is a restaurant; however, the day we visited, it was closed for a private function. There is no other place for a beverage or...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed three exhibits at our recent visit to the Museum of Arts and Design: La Frontera—Encounters Along the Border. What a moving display. The stairs with questions written on them were unsettling. Tanya Aguiñiga: Craft & Care—fascinating structures —and —Surface/Depth The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank capet002
Reviewed September 5, 2018

This is not a conventional art gallery or museum, so I suppose it won't be for everyone -- but art doesn't have to be famous or conventional to be interesting and/or beautiful. Unfortunately this is a small museum; I wish I could have seen more....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank roseandribbons
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

We’ve only discovered this museum a few years ago but generally love it for unusual and creative exhibits. And the icing on the cake is the near top floor restaurant Robert where are you can even go just to enjoy the view and have a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 8, 2018

Compared with some of the larger galleries like MOMA and the Met, the collections ar rather small and don’t take long to tour. I thought more forms of crafts would be represented but clearly this is a newer gallery

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gauralady
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Fifth & Fourth floors are occupied by something called Surface Depth: The Decorative after Miriam Shapiro. I went looking for art, I found political activism. Could not find any beauty or redeeming value. But it's just me. You might like it. Going down, third floor...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Oliver S
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

If you visit this museum, try to get a free guided tour. The guide was very knowledgeable and I really got a lot out of it. There were many fibre artists featured and a weaving lesson was about to begin. It is very convenient to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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