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5 Free Museums in N.Y.C. (That You've Been Missing out on)

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 08.12.2015 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

New York City is an expensive city to live in, and sometimes it's nice to get out into the art world without breaking the bank. From classics like the Cloisters, to some new favorites, we think these are all worth visiting -- or revisiting. Here are a few of our top picks for the best free museums in the City.

New York's Beloved Museum Of Biblical Art Is Closing Down

Religion News Service | David Van Biema | Posted 04.30.2015 | Religion

NEW YORK (RNS) On the heels of what seemed like its greatest triumph — a magnificent display of sculptures by the Renaissance pioneer Donatello — ...

The Artist Who Draws to Keep Madness at Bay in Racist America

Rodrigo Cañete | Posted 05.24.2015 | Arts
Rodrigo Cañete

For nearly two decades, Trenton Doyle Hancock has brought to life a cast of subversive cartoonish characters through his work. These populate a wildly fantastic landscape that has, evidently, served the artist to cope in a society that struggles to overcome its racial differences.

New York Museum Zen

Melissa DeCastro | Posted 12.29.2014 | New York
Melissa DeCastro

In New York, there is peace and serenity to be found by stepping off the sidewalk and through a museum door.

Second Saturday Staten Island Art Walk

Sandra Kwesi Cameron | Posted 06.28.2014 | Arts
Sandra Kwesi Cameron

Every second Saturday of the month in the shadow of the Staten Island Ferry, Staten Island's north shore hosts Second Saturday Staten Island Art Walk, a free art tour which includes galleries, community centers, studios and a book store/cafe featuring the works of local artists.

Another Look at 'Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings From the Courtauld Gallery'

Liz Insogna | Posted 03.12.2013 | Arts
Liz Insogna

One has a sense that as we move closer and more connected globally, we're nostalgic for the variance that make each country's artistic expression all the more appealing.

PHOTOS: A History Of NYC's Forgotten Borough

Posted 09.25.2012 | New York

A new exhibition opening at the Museum of the City of New York is hoping to illuminate the unique history of Staten Island, New York's oft-forgotten b...

The Faithful Shopper: Mad for Museums

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.12.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Everyone knows the tremendous stores at the Metropolitan Museum and the Museum of Modern Art. But other organizations also have some interesting items. Visit these museum, then take the time to explore unique gifts while you beat the heat.

Ice Age to Digital Age at The Society of Illustrators (VIDEO)

Rocco Staino | Posted 05.23.2012 | New York
Rocco Staino

From now until May 5 at The Society of Illustrators visitors can get an inside look at the creative work of Blue Sky Studio, the creators of such films as the Ice Age series, Robots and Rio.

Brooklyn Navy Yard Center Museum Celebrates Navy Yard's History

AP | By ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 01.08.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- The story of the Brooklyn Navy Yard and its vital role in American history as a major military shipbuilding site spans more than 200 years...

Roerich: Between Russia and Tibet - And a Hidden Treasure of New York City

Misha Lyuve | Posted 10.31.2011 | New York
Misha Lyuve

2011-08-31-pullquote.jpgSome place on 107th Street in New York City there is a small cottage that feels more like a cozy living space than a traditional museum.

WATCH: The Best NYC Museum You Might Not Know About

Posted 10.24.2011 | Arts

The City Reliquary in Brooklyn might be the best New York museum you've never heard of. In a city that boasts the Guggenheim, The Met, The MoMA, The W...

10 Sex Museums Around The World

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Ah, Valentine's Day. It's a loaded holiday, one with high expectations. This year, though, I got into the spirit of things: I decided to rustle up a l...

SCENT DESIGN: NYC's Museum Of Art And Design Opens Olfactory Museum

AP | By ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK - The nose rarely figures in the sensory experience of a museum visitor. That is about to change at one New York City museum. The Center of ...

Reunion -- "Abstract Expressionist New York" Opens @ MoMA

Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta

Abstract Expressionism redirected the course of art history to an extent unequalled since the Impressionists gathered in Paris in the 1860's.

Art as Curation: The (New) AB EX Story at MoMA

Cat Weaver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Cat Weaver

2010-10-01-moma.jpg"The Big Idea" is a sprawling retrospective of Abstract Expressionist art that focuses on the human element of sharing instead of the usual historical time line.

New York Museums For Every Day Of The Week

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Big Apple's bevy of museums enable New Yorkers to be on the cutting edge of art and culture at all times. But when are the best times to go to e...

PHOTOGRAPHY: New York's Hipsters, Hustlers, and Handball Players

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

As part of MutualArt's look at exhibitions around the world, this week we head to The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York to take a close look at a...

Frick Collection Celebrates 75 Years

AP | ANN LEVIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK — New York's incomparable Frick Collection is throwing itself a birthday party this year to mark the 75 years since the museum opened i...

Museums Offer Free Admission To Active Troops, Veterans On Memorial Day Weekend | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

More than 50 museums in New York City are offering active duty service members and veterans free admission during Memorial Day weekend. Sen. Kirsten ...

Frick's Basement Holds Hidden Treasure: Century-Old Bowling Alley

New York Times | Alan Feuer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

"It's one of those hidden places in New York, now isn't it?" says Colin Bailey, the museum's chief curator. After welcoming you in, Mr. Bailey will go...