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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The first time I visited the MAD, I felt like I was wandering the exhibits a bit cluelessly. THIS time I knew just what I was looking for, and would be looking at -- a long-awaited and previously-researched show of works by Miriam Schapiro. Serendipitously,...More
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit - spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.