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Guggenheim Museum
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is a modern art
museum located on the Upper East Side, and one of
the best-known museums in New York City.
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Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum
The Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum is the only
museum in the United States dedicated to contemporary
design and design history.
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Dahesh Museum
The Dahesh Museum is the only museum in the United States
devoted to the collection and exhibition of European academic art.
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Brooklyn Museum
The Brooklyn Museum has more than 1.5 million objects
in its permanent collection, from ancient Egyptian masterpieces
to contemporary art.
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American Folk Art Museum
The American Folk Art Museum house a collection of early
American folk art and contemporary self-taught art.
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Whitney Museum of American Art
The Whitney Museum of American Art harbors one of the
most important collections of contemporary American art
of the 20th century.
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Studio Museum in Harlem
The Studio Museum in Harlem specializes in 19th and
20th century African American art, as well as exhibits
of Caribbean and African art.
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Rubin Museum of Art (RMA)
The Rubin Museum of Art (RMA)is dedicated to the collection,
display, and preservation of Himalayan art.
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Queens Museum of Art
The Queens Museum of Art is best-known for
its large panoramic model of New York City.
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Noguchi Museum
The Noguchi Museum displays a comprehensive
collection of artwork by the Japanese-American
sculptor Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988).
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New Museum of Contemporary Art
The New Museum of Contemporary Art focuses entirely
on contemporary art, and includes a "Media Lounge"
dedicated to the exhibition of digital art.
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Museum of Modern Art
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is one of the
leading museums of modern art in the world.
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Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art (MoCCA)
The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art (MoCCA) hosts
exhibits, workshops, and lectures focusing on comic
books and cartoon media.
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Museum of Biblical Art
The Museum of Biblical Art (MOBIA) is the first museum
in the United States dedicated to the exploration of
the Bible's legacy in Jewish and Christian art.
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Museum for African Art
The Museum for African Art is dedicated to increasing
public understanding and appreciation of African art
and culture.
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Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, often referred to as The Met,
is one of the world's largest and most important art museums.
The Met's permanent collection contains more than two million
works of art from around the world.
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Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art
The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art has a collection
of over 1,200 pieces of primarily Tibetan Buddhist art, dating
from the 15th to the 20th century.
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