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I dream of painting and then I paint my dream. --Vincent Van Gogh

Metropolitan Museum of Art - MMA
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Homo Rudolfensis American Museum of Natural History
UWS - 81st and Central Park West, Subway B,C to door, or 79th crosstown bus from east
Dinosaurs, Butterflies, Moon Rocks, Animal Diaramas, Asteroids, Human Origins, Rose Center, i-max. SciCafe
NEW - World's Largest Dinosaurs - starting April 16 - tickets on sale
Chuck Close The Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
MIDTOWN - 53rd bet Fifth and Sixth Ave, Subway 1,9 50th, V 49th, NR 57th
Warhol, a blue painting, conceptual art, Van Gogh, Matisse, Rousseau's lion and gypsy, architecture, photography, digital art     Sculpture Garden Concerts, Films, Free Friday Nights 4pm on
MMA - Metropolitan Museum of Art The Metropolitan Museum of Art - MMA
UES - 81st and Fifth Avenue - 79th crosstown bus, near Central Park, or walk from 77th 6 subway
Egyptians, impressionists, Rembrandts, Van Gogh, Monet, Rodin sculptures, furnished rooms, fashion - Roof April-Oct, impressionists, Egyptian tombs, European paintings, American wing - Closed Mondays
Goya The Frick Collection
UES - 71st and Fifth Avenue -- While Frick's employees labored in Industrial Revolution era factories, he surrounded himself with world class paintings in a magnificent 5th Ave marble mansion by the likes of Rembrandt
Baroque concerts, delightful garden - near Metropolitan Museum (MMA)
Whitney The Whitney Museum of American Art
UES - 75th and Madison Avenue - Best of American Art from 20th Century on
Guggenheim The Guggenheim
UES - 88st and Fifth Avenue -- Walk up the spiraling ramp and see the special exhibit, looking up and down around and into the middle. Recommend: the spiral main room, side rooms
school bully Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum
UES - 91st and Fifth Avenue - Wallcoverings, e.g., Bullies - images of boys from the artist's high school yearbook perceived to be bullies. - Recommend: Garden entrance on 90th Street, garden open May–September
Museum catalog The Jewish Museum
UES - 92nd and Fifth Avenue Recommend: special exhibits, Closed major holidays
Vincent Neue Galerie
UES - 86th and Fifth Avenue - Recommend: special exhibits, bookstore, (small museum), European-style desert/coffee cafe. Closed Tue and Wed.
folk man American Folk Art Museum
Midtown - 53rd bet 5th and 6th Ave American paintings, outsider art, quilts and fabric - Recommend: store, library, next door to MOMA
google art project Google Art Project
Virtual Tours of Major World Museums - online gallery

Note: Look up Museum Close Days before traveling to a museum