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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Frank Lloyd Wright designed this building, now designated the youngest New York City Landmark. As you walk the spiral walkway toward the dome above, you will view works from artists of the 19th and 20th century including: Brancusi, Braque, Calder, Chagall, Robert Delaunay, Gaicometti, Kandinsky, Klee, Legar, Miro, Picaso, and Van Gogh.

South Street Seaport Museum
South Street focuses on the history of New York City as a leading port city. Exhibits, living history programs, educational activities, and actual historic ships and other artifacts. Also archival collections available for researchers (by appt only, call 212 748-8648). The museum also publishes a magazine on New York History generally.

Studio Museum in Harlem
The Studio Museum in Harlem is an art museum which has as its mission the collection, documentation, preservation, and interpretation of African-American art and the artifacts of the African Diaspora.

The Frick Collection
The Frick Mansion was designed by Carrere and Hastings, the same architects who worked on the New York Public Library, and was built to "make Carnegie's place look like a miner's shack." Preserved on Millionaire's Row, the mansion is a grand setting for an incredible collection of European painting and decorative arts. The enclosed inner courtyard is a perfect place for weary art lovers to take a rest.

The Jewish Museum
The collection of the Jewish Museum encompasses 4,000 years of Jewish life and culture. The permanent collection consists of more than 27,000 objects.

The Skyscraper Museum
Founded in 1996, The Skyscraper Museum is a private, not-for-profit, educational corporation devoted to the study of high-rise building, past, present, and future. The museum celebrates the city's architectural heritage and examines the historical forces and individuals that have shaped its successive skylines. Through exhibitions, programs and publications, the museum explores tall buildings as objects of design, products of technology, sites of construction, investments in real estate, and p...

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