New York City has hundreds of cultural institutions. The world-famous, such as the Museum of Modern Art with large events as features, there are many small, special artistic, cultural and art centers throughout the five boroughs, engaged in pleasing projects and exhibitions.
In Manhattan, the choice is endless: For example, the Dance Theatre of Harlem, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, the Morgan Library and Museum, the Art and Design Museum, Skyscraper Museum, Rubin Museum of Art, the National Museum of American Indian, Museum of the City and El Museo del Barrio and so on. In Queens, popular places are: MoMA PS1 - called contemporary art structure and distribution center. The Noguchi Museum, and Museum of the Moving Image as the prototype of the former studio of artist Isamu Noguchi, is committed to a collection of film and television works.
In the Bronx, you can overlook the Hudson River on wave hill, as well as the Bronx Museum of Art a collection of contemporary Latin, African and Asian works. The region is also the source of many great significance of New York City landmarks in the history. In the scenic spot of Staten Island, Alice Austin House Museum and Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art show the private collections from American women. In Brooklyn, you can go to visit other (Brooklyn Academy of Music), Bargemusic, and the magnificent Brooklyn Museum.
Museum Mile in New York
Fifth Avenue has now become the "Museum Mile" extending from 82nd Street to 105th Street. Here 9 renowned museums together form a diverse group, and display the finest art, history and culture of the world. In June of each year, nine cultural institutions will organize a "Museum Mile Day" event, in order to celebrate the rich cultural heritage of New York City. Visitors are free to go into from 18:00 to 9:00.
The world famous Metropolitan Museum of Art sits in the end of Avenue, which has nearly two million permanent collection; art and architecture lovers also can visit Solomon·R·Guggenheim Museum, unique Buildings were designed by Frank Lloyd Wright are equally famous as well as its modern and contemporary art collection; the Jewish Museum is one of the most collections of the Jewish art, ceremonial art and Jewish historical artifacts museum in the world, the New Museum in New York specially exhibits German and Austrian art and device of the beginning of the 20th century; located in the northern end of Museum Mile, is the the Barrio Museum, also dedicated to showcasing the Latin especially Puerto Rican art and culture.
Museums on the way also include the Cooper - Hewitt Museum; National Design Museum; Museum of the City of New York; Goethe-Institut New York praising highly Germany civilization and the National Academy Museum (featuring American art).
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Located in the Museum Mile in Central Park, the Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the world's most prominent museums, is also one of the cultural symbols of New York. In it, the must-see exhibitions have now-looking Greek and Roman Art Gallery displaying thousands of pieces of classic works. The Metropolitan Museum of Art has a permanent collection of nearly two million art masterpieces around the world. The number of ancient Egyptian handicrafts is next only to Cairo, especially the prestigious of the Temple of Dendur is most eye-catching.
In addition, the museum also regularly replaces the special exhibition for the theme of stylish, modern art, sculpture and so on.
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