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New Museum

235 Bowery, New York City, NY 10002-1218
+1 212-219-1222
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Worth a visit

I stopped by the New Museum last week to check out their program in their shop in connection with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
New York City, New York
Attention-worthy Art | Uncomfortable Space

The New Museum presents global contemporary art in a new exhibition space on the Lower East Side... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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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.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
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235 Bowery, New York City, NY 10002-1218
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped by the New Museum last week to check out their program in their shop in connection with Kickstarter. It was well worthwhile; some really innovative modern art is being sponsored by ordinary people. The exhibits were wonderful as well -- I really enjoy...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The New Museum presents global contemporary art in a new exhibition space on the Lower East Side. The list of donors is impressive and the goals of the museum are impressive. The work curated for prevention is worthy of serious attention, but the museum space...More

1  Thank Sassamatt
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I like museums and I appreciated the art which is with this museum. However, unless you really are into art, contemporary art by new up and coming artists, you may not appreciate this museum, particularly when weighed against the $18.00 per head admission fee. Maybe...More

Thank walter f
Reviewed 6 May 2017

I went to the museum more so for the building rather than the art. I'm not sure about whether they have a collection or only exhibit rotating exhibitions. On my visit several floors were all dedicated to an exhibition. It does have a nice rooftop...More

Thank javafinch
Reviewed 24 April 2017

During our visit there was an exhibition of Raymond Pettibon. His artwork is interesting, but you can better buy a book with his work. It is much to detailled for an exhibition on walls. The movie O Peixe made by Jonathas de Andrade is very...More

Thank Ronald B
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Great space and coffee shop. Exhibits change regularly so check before going. We enjoyed Raymond Petitbon.

Thank Ceci T
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Ask for audio guides. It was much better after we got them. The coffee shop was also really good. Good experience.

Thank Luara S
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I recently had the chance to visit the New Museum to view the Pettibon Exhibition and I was quite impressed with the space! While Certainly not the largest museum in New York, the exhibition was very, very well curated and there was a ton of...More

Thank mjsheridan130
Reviewed 13 March 2017

we went to this museum because we thought we coul have some idea about contemporary art in NYC...but there was just an exhibition of one artist on 3 floors...and his production was not the most interesting or most varied one....Inform before you go...we hoped for...More

Thank margrantcanada
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Go here for one of the most intriguing exhibitions you will ever see. 3 Floors. Wonderful, one of the best I have ever seen......

Thank LeighSydneyChina195
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