Museums & Galleries in New York

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Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn
Hours: Wednesday–Friday, 10:00 AM–5:00 PM; Saturday–Sunday, 11:00 AM–6:00 PM

On view: Sam Taylor-Wood: “Ghosts”; Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera; and reOrder: An Architectural Environment by Situ Studio

Directions: Take 2/3 trains to Eastern Parkway/Brooklyn Museum stop.

Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs
11-03 45th Avenue, Long Island City
Hours: Thursday–Monday, 11:00 AM–6:00 PM

On view: Extravagant Drawing, a group exhibition curated by Judith Tolnick Champa

Directions: Take the E train to the 23rd Street/Ely Avenue stop in Queens (the first stop in Queens). Exit the station at the rear of platform onto 21st Street at 44th Drive. Turn left on 21st Street and walk one block south to 45th Avenue. Make a right onto 45th Avenue; the gallery is located at the end of the block on the right. Alternatively, take the 7 train to the 45th Road/Courthouse Square stop (this is the first elevated stop in Queens). Exit at the right of the platform and walk one block west on 45th Road to 21st Street. Make a right on 21st Street and walk one block north to 45th Avenue. Make a left onto 45th Avenue.

Grey Art Gallery, New York University
100 Washington Square East
Hours: Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 11:00 AM–6:00 PM; Wednesday, 11:00 AM–8:00 PM; Saturday, 11:00 AM–5:00 PM

On view: Concrete ImproviSaturdayions: Collages and Sculpture by Esteban Vicente and Art/Memory/Place: Commemorating the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

Directions: Take A/B/C/D/E/F trains to West 4th Street or R to 8th Street. Gallery is between Waverly Place and Washington Place.

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue at 89th Street
Hours: Sunday–Wednesday, 10:00 AM–5:45 PM; Friday, 10:00 AM–5:45 PM; Saturday 10:00 AM–7:45 PM

On view: The Great Upheaval: Modern Art from the Guggenheim Collection, 1910–1918

Directions: Take the 4/5/6 trains to 86th Street. Walk west on 86th Street, turn right at 5th Avenue, and proceed north to 88th Street.

Long Island University, Brooklyn
Resnick Gallery, 1 University Plaza, Brooklyn
Hours: Monday–Friday, 9:00 AM–6:00 PM; Saturday–Sunday, 11:00 AM–5:00 PM

On view: June Blum Retrospective: Black and White Paintings, 1960s–2010

Directions: Take the 4 or 5 train or the 2 or 3 train to Nevins Street Station; take the B/M/Q/R trains to DeKalb Avenue Station; or take A/C trains to Hoyt Schemerhorn station. Campus is on the corner of Dekalb and Flatbush Avenues.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 5th Avenue at 82nd Street
Hours: Tuesday–Thursday, 9:30 AM–5:30 PM; Friday–Saturday, 9:30 AM–9:00 PM; Sunday 9:00 AM–5:30 PM

On view: Thinking Outside the Box: European Cabinets, Caskets, and Cases from the Permanent Collection (1500–1900);The Emperor’s Private Paradise: Treasures from the Forbidden City; beginning February 9, Guitar Heroes: Legendary Craftsmen from Italy to New York and Cézanne’s Card Players

Directions: Take the 4/5/6 trains to the 86th Street/Lexington Avenue stop; walk one block west to 5th Avenue. Walk south to the museum.

Museum of Modern Art
11 West 53rd Street between 5th and 6th Avenues
Hours: Saturday–Monday, Wednesday–Thursday, 10:30 AM–5:30 PM; Friday, 10:30 AM–8:00 PM

On view: Counter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchen; Abstract Expressionist New York; Andy Warhol: Motion Pictures.

Directions: Take the B/D/F/M trains to the 47th-50th Street/Rockefeller Center stop. Exit at 50th Street, walk north to 53rd Street, and make a right. Alternatively, take the E/M trains to the 5th Avenue/53rd Street stop; walk west on 53rd Street to the museum.

New York Academy of Art
Wilkinson Hall, 111 Franklin Street
Hours: Wednesday–Saturday, 10:00 AM–7:00 PM; Sunday, 10:00 AM–6:00 PM

On view: Put Up or Shut Up: Greater NYC MFA Faculty Exhibition

Directions: Take A/C/E trains to Canal Street stop or 1/2/3 trains to Franklin Street stop. New York Academy of Art is between West Broadway and Church Streets.

19th Annual Outsider Art Fair
7 West 34th Street and 5th Avenue
Hours: Friday, 11:00 AM–8:00 PM; Saturday, 11:00 AM–7:00 PM; Sunday, 11:00 AM–6:00 PM

The fair, which runs from February 11–13, brings international attention to art created outside of mainstream society—visionary, primitive, self-taught, and intuitive in nature. This fair is produced and managed by Sanford L. Smith & Associates. Show your CAA conference badge for admission.

Directions: Take the B/D/F/M/N/Q/R trains to the 34th Street/Herald Square stop. The building is between 5th and 6th Avenues.

Pierogi Gallery
177 North 9th Street, Brooklyn
Hours: Tuesday–Sunday, 11:00 AM–6:00 PM

On view: Mark Lombardi

Directions: L train to Beford Avenue stop. Exit at Bedford Avenue and North 7th Street. Walk two blocks to North 9th Street.

Rubin Museum of Art
150 West 17th Street
Hours: Monday and Thursday, 11:00 AM–5:00 PM; Wednesday, 11:00 AM–7:00 PM; Friday, 11:00 AM–10:00 PM; Saturday and Sunday, 11:00 AM–6:00 PM

On view: Grain of Emptiness: Buddhism-Inspired Contemporary Art; Gateway to Himalayan Art including The Tibetan Shrine Room from the Alice S. Kandell Collection; Embodying the Holy: Icons in Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Tibetan Buddhism; and The Nepalese Legacy in Tibetan Painting

For further information on the exhibitions, please go to

Discount: The Café@RMA will offer a 10% discount to CAA conference attendees. Just show your badge.

Directions: Take 1 train to 18th Street and walk south one block; or A/C/E to 14th Street stop (exit at 16th Street and walk east one block to 7th Avenue).

School of Visual Arts, Visual Arts Gallery
601 West 26th Street
Hours: Monday–Saturday, 10:00 AM–6:00 PM

On view: BFA Fine Arts Department Exhibition

Directions: Take A/C/E trains to 23rd Street stop. Walk west; gallery is between 11th and 12th Avenues.

School of Visual Arts, SVA Gallery
209 East 23rd Street
Hours: Monday–Friday, 9:00 AM–7:00 PM; Saturday, 10:00 AM–6:00 PM

On view: MFA Illustration Department Exhibition

Directions: Take 6 train to 23rd Street stop. Walk east; gallery is between 2nd and 3rd Avenues.


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