Points of Interest: New York Arts

Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM)

General Information
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Gilman Opera House: 30 Lafayette Ave
Harvey Theater: 651 Fulton St
Box Office Phone: 718-636-4100
Website: www.bam.org or @BAM_Brooklyn
Subway to Opera House: 2, 3, 4, 5, D, N, R, Q to Atlantic Avenue
Subway to Harvey Theater: 2, 3, 4, 5 to Nevins Street

Historic Fort Greene is home to the world-famous Brooklyn Academy of Music, better known as BAM. A thriving urban arts center dating back to 1 ... (continue... )

Brooklyn Museum

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Address: 200 Eastern Pkwy
Phone: 718-638-5000
Website: www.brooklynmuseum.org or @brooklynmuseum
Subway: 2, 3 to Eastern Pkwy/Brooklyn Museum

It's often noted that if Brooklyn were its own city, it would be the fourth largest in the country. By the same token, if it weren't for certain world-class institutions on the Upper East Side, the Brooklyn Museum would get a lot more attention than it does. Thus, a lot of conversations about the Brooklyn Museum st ... (continue... )

American Museum of Natural History

General Information
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Address: Central Park West at 79th Street
Phone: 212-769-5100
Website: www.amnh.org or @AMNH
Hours: Daily, 10:00 am–5:45 pm; closed Thanksgiving Day & December 25.
Admission: Suggested general admission is $22 for adults, $12.50 for children (2–12), and $17 for senior citizens and students. Special exhibitions, IMAX movies, and the space show are extra; packages are available. ... (continue... )

Metropolitan Museum of Art

General Information
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Address: 1000 Fifth Ave at 82nd St
Phone: 212-535-7710
Website: www.metmuseum.org or @metmuseum
Hours: Sun-Thurs: 10 am–5:30 pm; Fri & Sat: 10 am–9 pm; closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1, and first Monday in May.
Admission: A suggested $25 donation for adults, $12 for students, and $17 for senior citizens.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art i ... (continue... )

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

General Information
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Address: 11 W 53rd St
Phone: 212-708-9400
Website: www.moma.org or @MuseumModernArt
Hours: 10:30 am–5:30 pm (Fri until 8 pm); closed Thanksgiving and December 25
Admission: $25 for adults, $18 for seniors, $14 for students; free to members and children under 16 accompanied by an adult

The Museum of Modern Art opened in 1929, back when impressionism and su ... (continue... )