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New York
New York
Alternative Museum
594 Broadway
New York NY 10012
Phone 212 966-4444
Web Site http://www.alternativemuseum.org/
Description online only presentation of cutting edge works and ideas
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Nature of Group or Site Online Museum
 

  NY

  New York

  American Folk Art Museum

  45 West 53rd St

  New York   NY       10019    

  Phone   212 265-1040

  Web Site  http://www.folkartmuseum.org/

  E-mail  mailto:info@folkartmuseum.org

  Description  changing exhibits of folk artists, 4000 item permanent collection including portraits &  weathervanes

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Folk Life

  Collection A-F Folk Art

  Collection N-Z  Quilts

  New or Updated:             10/9/2005
 

  NY

  New York

  American Indian Community House Gallery & Museum

  708 Broadway

  New York  NY  10003    

  Phone   212 598-0100

  Web  http://www.aich.org/aboutgallery.html

  Alt Web  www.geocities.com/Heartland/Hills/7211/

  Description  contemporary Native American artists, 4-5 shows a year, part of AICH,

                    supporting 27000 Native Americans in New York

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Group Identity  Native American

  New or  Updated               2/1/2006

  NY
 
New York
  American Museum of Natural History
 
Central Park West at 79th Street
  New York NY  10024 
  Phone  212 769-5100
 
Alt Phone  212 769-5200
 
Web Site  www.amnh.org/
 
Description  32 million specimens and artifacts, Hall of Ocean life, Einstein, Vietnam
 
Type of Resource  Museum
  
Primary Focus:  Nature History
  Kind of Activity  IMAX
  Group Identity  Native American
  New or Updated:  07/17/2003 

 

 

  NY
 
New York
 
Children's Museum of Manhattan
 
The Tisch Building
 
212 West 83rd St
 
New York  NY  10024    
 
Phone   212 721-1234
 
Web Site  http://www.cmom.org/
 
Description  5 floors including WordPlay for 1-4month olds, computer lab, creativity lab,                     media center
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Children
 
New or Updated:    3/10/2004

  NY
 
New York
 
Children's Museum of the Arts
 
182 Lafayette Street
 
New York     NY 10012    
 
Phone   212 941-9198
 
Web Site  http://www.cmany.org/about.html
 
Alt Web  http://www.midmanhattan.com/kids/aChildMusArts.htm
 
Description  interactive exhibits including creative play area, artist's studio, actor's studio,                     ballpond, magnetic masterpieces
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Children
 
New or Updated:    3/10/2004

  NY
 
New York
 
Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum
 
2 East 91st Street
 
New York  NY  10128
 
Phone   212 849-8400
 
Web Site  http://ndm.si.edu/
 
Description  focus on design, international, housed in Andrew Carnegie mansion
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Arts
 
Collection A-F Decorative Arts
 
New or Updated:   5/15/2004

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  New York
New York
Czech Center
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New York NY
Phone
Web Site
www.czech.cz/new_york
Description alternating exhibits of Czech art
Type of Resource Museum
 

  NY

  New York

  Dahesh Museum

  601 5th Avenue #5

  New York                    NY           10017    

  Phone   212 759-0606

  Web Site  www.daheshmuseum.org

  Description  dedicated to collecting and exhibiting 19th and early 20th century European academic   art

  Type of Resource   Museum

  New or Updated:             9/23/2005
 

  NY

  New York

  El Museo del Barrio

  1230 Fifth Avenue

  New York                  NY           10029    

  Phone   212 831-7272

  Web Site  www.elmuseo.org

  E-mail  mailto:info@elmuseo.org

  Description  focus on Latin American art & culture with special dedication to Puerto Rico

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Group Identity   Latin American

  New or Updated:         12/30/2005


 
NY

  New York

  Forbes Magazine Galleries

  60 Fifth Avenue

  New York        NY           10011    

  Phone   212 206-5548

  Web Site  http://www.forbesgalleries.com/

  Alt Web  http://www.theinsider.com/nyc/hidden/004forbe.htm

  Description  dioramas with 10,000 toy soldier, trophy collection, more -- personal collection of  magazine founder

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Collection G-M  Models

  New or Updated:             9/29/2005

 
  New York
New York
Frick Collection
1 East 70th Street
New York NY 10021
Phone
212 288-0700
Web Site
www.frick.org
Description in steel baron's mansion, fine and decorative art from the Renaissance to the 19th century
Type of Resource Museum

Grey Art Gallery, NYU
100 Washington Square East
NYU
New York NY  10003
Phone 212 998-6780
Web Site www.nyu.edu/greyart
Description NYU fine arts museum
Type of Resource Museum
 

  NY

  New York

  Hispanic Society of America

  Audubon Terrace

  mail 613 West 155th St

  New York  NY  10032    

  Phone   212 926-2234

  Web Site  www.hispanicsociety.org

  Description  paintings by Spanish masters, furniture, Roman artifacts

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection A-F Decorative Arts

  Collection N-Z  Paintings

  Group Identity   Latin American

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:   11/30/2005

 
   
  New York
New York
International Center of Photography
1133 Avenue of the Americas
New York NY 10036
Phone
212 860-1777
Web Site
www.icp.org
Description rotating exhibits of predominantly documentary photos
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Collection N-Z Photography
 

  NY

  New York

  Intrepid Air-Sea-Space

  Pier 86, W46th St & 12th Ave

  New York  NY  10036    

  Phone  212 245-0072

  Web Site www.intrepidmuseum.org/

  Description  CLOSED UNTIL FALL 2008

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  New or Updated:  4/10/2007


  NY

  New York

  Jewish Museum

  1109 5th Avenue

  New York                    NY           10128    

  Phone   212 423-3200

  Web Site  www.thejewishmuseum.org

  Description  Jewish culture through history, mostly in Israel and Europe

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Group Identity   Jewish

  New or Updated:           12/30/2005
 

  NY

  New York

  Lower East Side Tenement Museum

  108 Orchard St

  New York  NY   10002    

  Phone   212 431-0233

  Web   www.tenement.org

  E-mail  mailto:lestm@tenement.org?subject=Inquiry

  Alt Web  www.wnet.org/tenement

  Description  depiction of life in a tenement, in an actual tenement building

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Building

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Social History

  New or  Updated    2/9/2006

 
 
  New York
New York
Metropolitan Museum of Art
5th Avenue
New York NY 10028
Phone 212 879-5500
Web Site www.metmuseum.org
Description The Big Kahuna of US museums, with major collections in almost everything. After a day at the Met, the only question is: which wing do I start with tomorrow?
Type of Resource Museum
 

  NY

  New York

  MoMa Museum of Modern Art

  11 West 53rd Street

  New York   NY  10019    

  Phone  212 408-6300

  Alt Phone  212 708-9800

  Web Site www.moma.org

  Description  20th century work, films, Picasso, VanGogh, Matisse, Monet, Warhol,

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection A-F  Drawings

  Collection G-M  Models

  Collection N-Z   Paintings

  Research  Library

  Era  20th

  New or Updated:  9/13/2006


 
NY

  New York

  Museum of Arts & Design

  40 W 53rd Street

  New York          NY           10019    

  Phone   212 956-3535

  Web Site  http://www.americancraftmuseum.org/

  Description  mostly modern, cutting-edge objects created in tradition and new media, formerly American Craft Museum

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  New or Updated:             8/24/2005

 
   
  New York
New York
Museum of Chinese in the Americas
70 Mulberry Street, 2nd Floor
New York NY 10013
Phone
212 619-4785
Web Site http://fargo.itp.tsoa.nyu.edu/~chin/mca/info.html
Description studies the Chinese presence in the Americas, exhibits on immigrants and
Type of Resource Museum
Group Identity Chinese

Museum of the American Indian
Audubon Terrace
New York NY 10032
Phone
212 283-2420
Web Site
Description
collections from all parts of the country
Type of Resource Museum
Group Identity Native American
 

  NY

  New York

  Museum of the City of New York

  1220 5th Avenue

  New York  NY  10029    

  Phone   212 534-1672

  Web   www.mcny.org

  Description  from New Amsterdam on, in all media, the city is here -- period rooms,

                    several art collections

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection A-F Decorative Arts

  Collection  Silver

  New or  Updated   2/4/2006
 

  NY

  New York

  National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts

  1083 5th Avenue

  New York         NY           10128    

  Phone   212 389-4880

  Web Site  http://www.nationalacademy.org/

  E-mail  mailto:jsternberg@nationalacademy.org

  Description  since 1826 - rotating exhibits of permanent (8000 items) and temporary exhibits of  American art in all media

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection N-Z  Paintings

  Owner/Operator:  National Academy of Design

  New or Updated:           10/13/2005

 
   
    NY
 
New York
 
National Museum of the American Indian Heye Center
 
Alexander Hamilton US Custom House
 
One Bowling Green
 
New York   NY 10004    
 
Phone   212 514-3700
 
Web Site  http://www.nmai.si.edu/subpage.cfm?subpage=visitor&second=ny&third=hours
 
Description  collections from all parts of the country
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Group Identity   Native American
 
New or Updated:  3/15/2004

  NY

  New York

  New Museum of Contemporary Art/Chelsea

  556 West 22nd St

  New York   NY   10011    

  Phone  212 219-1222

  Web   www.newmuseum.org

  E-mail  mailto:newmu@newmuseum.org

  Description  exclusively for the work of living artists

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Kind of Activity   Link List

  New or  Updated                  2/6/2006
 

  NY

  New York

  New York Historical Society

  170 Central Park West

  New York  NY  10024    

  Phone  212 873-3400

  Web Site  www.nyhistory.org

  Description  city collections, exhibits, programs, prints, Kid City, almost all of

                    Audubon's birds, extensive Tiffany Studios collection

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Collection  Birds

  Collection  Paintings

  Research  Library

  New or Updated:  4/17/2006
 

  NY

  New York

  Pierpont Morgan Library

  29 East 36th Street

  New York  NY   10016    

  Phone  212 590-0300

  Web  www.morganlibrary.org

  E-mail  mailto:media@morganlibrary.org

  Description  complex of buildings with exhibitions and library, focus on medieval art and

                     studies

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Architecture

  Collection A-F Books

  Collection G-M  Manuscripts

  Collection  Prints

  Research   Library

  Era  Medieval

  New or Updated         2/9/2006

 
   
  New York
New York
Salamagundi Museum of American Art
47 Fifth Avenue
New York NY 10003
Phone
212 255-7740
Web Site
Description
modern realist art
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts

  NY
 
New York
 
School of Visual Arts Museum
 
209 East 23rd Street
 
New York  NY 10010 
 
Phone   212 592-2145
 
Web Site  http://www.nyc.com/go.aspx?sn=School+of+Visual+Arts+Museum++&url=htt
               
p://www.schoolofvisualarts.edu%2FMuseumGalleries%2F
 
E-mail  mailto:galleriesandmuseum@sva.edu
 
Description  museum is one of several galleries of art school
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Arts
 
Collection N-Z  Photography
 
New or Updated:    3/22/2004

Sidney Mishkin Gallery of Baruch College
135 East 22nd Street
New York NY 10010
Phone
212 802-2690
Web Site www.baruch.cuny.edu/mishkin
Description
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Collection N-Z Photography
 

  NY

  New York

  Society of Illustrators Museum of American Illustrators

  128 East 63rd Street

  New York  NY  10021    

  Phone   212 838-2560

  Web Site  www.societyillustrators.org

  Description  pictures from magazines, books, and other public spaces; Norman

                    Rockwell and others

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection   Prints

  New or Updated:  2/27/2006


  NY

  New York

  Solomon Guggenheim Museum

  1071 5th Avenue

  New York   NY  10128    

  Phone   212 423-3500  Web Site  http://www.guggenheim.org/

  Description  possibly the most famous museum building in the country houses modern works from  Kandinsky, Picasso, Giacometti, others

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  New or Updated:    5/5/2005

 
   
  New York
New York
Spanish Institute
684 Park Avenue
New York NY 10021
Phone
212 628-0420
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource
Museum
 

  NY

  New York

  Studio Museum in Harlem

  144 West 125th Street

  New York  NY  10027    

  Phone   212 864-4500

  Web Site  www.studiomuseuminharlem.org

  Description  African, Caribbean, African American

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Group Identity   African American

  New or Updated:   11/19/2005
 

  NY

  New York

  The Cloisters

  Fort Tryon Park

  New York  NY         10040    

  Phone   212 923-3700

  Web Site  http://www.metmuseum.org/visitor/index.asp - Cloisters

  Description  re-creation of a medieval monastery in NYC, filled with medieval art

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection   Tapestries

  Era   Medieval

  New or Updated:                               2/24/2006
 

  NY

  New York

  Ukrainian Museum

  222 East 6th St

  New York                    NY           10003    

  Phone   212 228-0110

  Web Site  http://www.ukrainianmuseum.org/

  Description  traditional clothing, other changing exhibits

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection A-F Folk Art

  Collection N-Z  Photograpy

  Group Identity   Eastern European

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:           12/30/2005

 
   
  New York
New York
Visual Arts Museum
209 East 23rd Street
New York NY 10010
Phone
212 592-2144
Web Site
Description

Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Collection N-Z Photography
 

  NY

  New York

  Whitney Museum of American Art

  945 Madison Ave #5

  New York                    NY           10021    

  Phone   212 570-3676

  Web Site  http://www.whitney.org/index.php

  Toll Free  800 WHITNEY

  Description  exclusively American art, large holdings of Edward Hopper, Georgia O'Keefe and  Reginald Marsh

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:             8/18/2005
 

  NY

  New York

  Yeshiva University Museum

  15 West 16th St

  New York  NY           10011    

  Phone   212 294-8330

  Web Site  www.yu.edu/museum

  Description  Jewish life in all aspects, international artistic & intellectual achievements

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Group Identity   Jewish

  New or Updated:         12/30/2005

 
 
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