Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

11 West 53rd Street

Because of the challenges in predict the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, and inconsultation with public health experts, city and state officials, the institution is closed through March 30, 2020. They will reevaluate the situat... more

Because of the challenges in predict the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, and inconsultation with public health experts, city and state officials, the institution is closed through March 30, 2020. They will reevaluate the situation at that time. From an initial gift of eight prints and one drawing, The Museum of Modern Art’s collection has grown to include more than 150,000 individual paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, photographs, architectural renderings, and design objects and is now considered by many to have the best collection of modern Western masterpieces in the world. MoMA’s Department of Film, which ranks as one of the world’s top archives of international film art, includes over 25,000 titles and four million film stills and the MoMA Library includes 300,000 books, 1,000 periodicals, and 40,000 files about artists and their movements.  Founded in 1929 in order to help people understand and enjoy the visual arts of our time, The Museum of Modern Art in New York City was the world's first museum dedicated to the education and enjoyment of modern art.  In the Fall of 2019, after a $450-million, 47,000-square-foot expansion, a reimagin... more

Because of the challenges in predict the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, and inconsultation with public health experts, city and state officials, the institution is closed through March 30, 2020. They will reevaluate the situation at that time.

From an initial gift of eight prints and one drawing, The Museum of Modern Art’s collection has grown to include more than 150,000 individual paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, photographs, architectural renderings, and design objects and is now considered by many to have the best collection of modern Western masterpieces in the world.

MoMA’s Department of Film, which ranks as one of the world’s top archives of international film art, includes over 25,000 titles and four million film stills and the MoMA Library includes 300,000 books, 1,000 periodicals, and 40,000 files about artists and their movements. 

Founded in 1929 in order to help people understand and enjoy the visual arts of our time, The Museum of Modern Art in New York City was the world's first museum dedicated to the education and enjoyment of modern art. 

In the Fall of 2019, after a $450-million, 47,000-square-foot expansion, a reimagined MoMa opened with a focus on new voices and fresh perspectives. They have reinstalled the entire collection to share a more broadened and inclusive view of the art of our time.

The new MoMA comes with expanded member benefits, too, including a dedicated entrance, exclusive hours, and more programming than ever. Don’t miss out


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11 West 53rd Street
New York, NY 10019
(212) 708-9400
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Admission And Tickets

$25 - Adults
$18 - Seniors
$14 - Students
Children (16 and under): Free
Special exhibitions, audio programs, films, and gallery talks are included in the price of admission.

Note that children must be accompanied by an adult and that this policy does not apply to children in groups.

This Week's Hours

MOMA is closed for renovation, scheduled to re-open October 21, 2019.

10:30am–5:30pm
Fri: 10:30am–8:00pm

Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas

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Upcoming Events

Plywood: Material, Process, Form

“Plywood,” explained Popular Science in 1948, “is a layercake of lumber and glue.” In the history of design, plywood is also an important modern material that has given 20th-century designers of everyday objects, furniture, and even architecture greater flexibility in shaping modern forms at an indu... [ + ]strial scale. This installation features examples, drawn from MoMA's collection, of modern designs that take advantage of the formal and aesthetic possibilities offered by plywood, from around 1930 through the 1950s. Archival photographs illuminate the process of design and manufacture in plywood. Iconic furniture by Alvar Aalto, Charles and Ray Eames, Eero Saarinen, and Arne Jacobsen appear alongside organic platters by Tapio Wirkkala (1951), Sori Yanagi’s Butterfly Stool (1956), an architectural model for a prefabricated house by Marcel Breuer (1943), and experimental designs for plywood in the aeronautics industry.

08/05/2020 10:30 AM
Wed, August 05
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$18 - Seniors
$14 - Students
Children (16 and under): Free
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Note that children must be accompanied by an adult and that this policy does not apply to children in groups.
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Architecture and Design Collection at MoMA

The world's first curatorial department devoted to architecture and design was established in 1932 at The Museum of Modern Art. From its inception, the collection has been built on the recognition that architecture and design are allied and interdependent arts, so that synthesis has been a founding ... [ + ]premise of the collection. Including 28,000 works ranging from large-scale design objects to works on paper and architectural models, the Museum’s diverse Architecture and Design collection surveys major figures and movements from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. Starting with the reform ideology established by the Arts and Crafts movement, the collection covers major movements of the twentieth century and contemporary issues. The architecture collection documents buildings through models, drawings, and photographs, and includes the Mies van der Rohe Archive. The design collection comprises thousands of objects, ranging from appliances, furniture, and tableware to tools, textiles, sports cars—even a helicopter. The graphic design collection includes noteworthy examples of typography, posters, and other combinations of text and image.

08/05/2020 10:30 AM
Wed, August 05
10:30AM
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$25 - Adults
$18 - Seniors
$14 - Students
Children (16 and under): Free
Special exhibitions, audio programs, films, and gallery talks are included in the price of admission.

Note that children must be accompanied by an adult and that this policy does not apply to children in groups.
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Drawings Collection at MoMA

One of the most comprehensive collections of twentieth-century drawings anywhere, MoMA's holdings bring together more than 10,000 works on paper. These include a historical range of drawings in pencil, ink, and charcoal, as well as watercolors, gouaches, collages, and works in mixed mediums.

08/05/2020 10:30 AM
Wed, August 05
10:30AM
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$25 - Adults
$18 - Seniors
$14 - Students
Children (16 and under): Free
Special exhibitions, audio programs, films, and gallery talks are included in the price of admission.

Note that children must be accompanied by an adult and that this policy does not apply to children in groups.
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Film Collection at MoMA

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Founded in 1935 as the Film Library, this department's collection now includes more than 22,000 films and four million film stills; the strongest international film collection in the United States, it incorporates all perio... [ + ]ds and genres. Among the holdings are original negatives of the Biograph and Edison companies, and the world's largest collection of D. W. Griffith films. The film collection is stored in the Museum's Celeste Bartos Film Preservation Center, a state-of-the-art facility that opened in June 1996.

08/05/2020 10:30 AM
Wed, August 05
10:30AM
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$25 - Adults
$18 - Seniors
$14 - Students
Children (16 and under): Free
Special exhibitions, audio programs, films, and gallery talks are included in the price of admission.

Note that children must be accompanied by an adult and that this policy does not apply to children in groups.
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