Local Arts & Culture
American Museum of Natural History 1.25 miles away With four floors of gallery space, the museum features 42 permanent and temporary exhibits covering everything in creation, from the beginning of time to the present, and every discipline of human science. The Rose Center for Earth and Space exhibits a history of the Universe from the Big Bang until now. The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1.5 miles away Represented in the permanent collection are works of art from classical antiquity and Ancient Egypt, paintings and sculptures from nearly all the European masters and an extensive collection of American and modern art. The Met also maintains extensive holdings of African, Asian, Oceanic, Byzantine and Islamic art. Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts 1.5 miles away This complex of buildings serves as home for 12 arts organizations: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Film Society of Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Juilliard School, Lincoln Center Theater, Metropolitan Opera, New York City Ballet, New York City Opera, New York Philharmonic, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, School of American Ballet and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Carnegie Hall 4 blocks away Carnegie Hall is one of the most famous venues in the United States for classical and popular music and renowned for its beauty, history and acoustics Guggenheim Museum 3 miles away This popular landmark was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and boasts a world-renowned collection of modern and contemporary art, including masterpieces by Chagall, Kandinsky, Picasso, and van Gogh. Museum of Modern Art 6 blocks away Founded in 1929 as an educational institution, The Museum of Modern Art (known as the “MoMA”) is dedicated to being the foremost modern art collection in the world. The Museum of Modern Art preserves and documents a permanent collection of the highest order that reflects the vitality, complexity and unfolding patterns of modern and contemporary art, by presenting exhibitions and educational programs of unparalleled significance.