Purchase

United States



Address:
735 Anderson Hill Road
New York
10577
Phone: 914-251-6100
Website: http://www.neuberger.org

Neuberger Museum Of Art

Initiated in 1974 with Roy R. Neuberger's donation of 108 works of art,
the Neuberger Museum of Art's permanent collection has grown to over 6000
works of uncompromised quality and variety, featuring prestigious
examples of modern, contemporary and African art.

Presenting 12 changing exhibitions annually in addition to ongoing
exhibitions from the permanent collections, the Neuberger Museum of Art
offers visitors insights into the work of 20th century masters, and mid-
career and emerging contemporary artists, who examine and expand the
ideas of our day, as well as exposure to Westchester County's only
permanent exhibition of African art.

The Museum also presents talks, tours, special events, panel discussions,
screenings, family programs, and other presentations.

Recognized nationally, the Museum's significant collections, innovative
exhibitions, and interdisciplinary educational and public programs are
catalysts for a total cultural experience that positions the Neuberger
Museum of Art as Westchester County's premiere cultural resource for
Modern, contemporary and African art.

http://www.neuberger.org/


Permanent Collection

Initiated in 1974 with Roy R. Neuberger's donation of 108 works of art, the permanent collection of the Neuberger Museum of Art has grown to over 6000 works of uncompromised quality and variety. Featuring prestigious examples of modern, contemporary and African art, holdings include the Roy R. Neuberger Collection of American Art, the Aimee W. Hirshberg and Lawrence Gussman Collections of African Art, the Hans Richter bequest of Dada and Surrealist objects, the George and Edith Rickey Collection of Constructivist art, and American, Mexican and European master works from the collection of the late Dina and Alexander Racolin. The Neuberger Museum of Art continues to collect and exhibit its permanent collection, enacting Mr. Neuberger's commitment to supporting the work of contemporary artists who examine and expand the ideas of our day.

http://www.neuberger.org/exhibitions.php?type=collections


Exhibitions

Presenting 12 changing exhibitions annually in addition to ongoing exhibitions from the permanent collections, the Neuberger Museum of Art offers visitors insights into the work of 20th century masters, and mid-career and emerging artists, as well as exposure to the county's only permanent exhibition of African art.

Embracing the highest standards of artistic and professional excellence, the Museum collects, preserves, presents and interprets the art in its permanent collection and its changing exhibitions. It is committed to creating an educational, cultural, intellectual and collegial environment for both Purchase College, State University of New York, and the community at large.

Recognized nationally, the Museum's significant collections, innovative exhibitions, and interdisciplinary educational and public programs are catalysts for a total cultural experience that positions the Neuberger Museum of Art as Westchester County's premiere cultural resource for Modern, contemporary and African art.

http://www.neuberger.org/exhibitions.php




Exhibitions (10)

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Forthcoming exhibitions

CLEVE GRAY: MAN AND NATURE
June 10, 2007 - September 02, 2007

This first comprehensive retrospective of noted American painter Cleve Gray will illustrate the full evolution of his practice as he developed his signature gestural, color-based abstraction between 1970 and 2000.

CLEVE GRAY: THRENODY
June 24, 2007 - September 09, 2007

Created for the opening of the Museum in 1974, Threnody is twenty-eight monumental panels painted by Cleve Gray as a response to the tragedies of the Vietnam war.

MINIATURIZING MODERNISM:
RICHARD PETTIBONE PAINTS THE RICKEY COLLECTION
September 02, 2007 - January 06, 2008

Working from photographs of the originals, Richard Pettibone painted intricate canvases, sometimes no more than two inches high, based on the modernist works of art donated to the Neuberger Museum of Art by George and Edith Rickey. This exhibition contains both the original abstract objects along with their miniature counterparts.

http://www.neuberger.org/exhibitions.php?type=upcoming


Cost

ADMISSION

General Public - $5
Seniors 62+ - $3
Students - $3

FREE to
• Children 12 and under
• Members
• Purchase College faculty, staff and students

FREE to all
• 1st Saturday of every month

http://www.neuberger.org/plan_a_visit.php


Opening hours

Tuesday - Sunday, 12 - 5 pm


Getting there

PARKING: Visitors should park in Purchase College Parking Lot #1. A $6 parking fee applies on most weekdays from 8 am to 6 pm. Weekend parking is free.

For visitors with special needs, designated parking is available at the south end of the building. From the main entrance, turn left at the T onto Brigid Flanagan Drive. Make the next right onto Lincoln Avenue. Make the second left following the sign for Admissions/Administration. Make the first right and designated parking will be ahead on the left. Follow the walkway to the front entrance. Please call 914-251-6100 Monday through Friday or 914-251-6117 Saturday and Sunday from 11 am - 5 pm for information.

BUS DIRECTIONS:
The Bee-Line Bus Route #12 serves the Purchase College campus. Please call 914-813-7777 or visit http://beelinebus.westchestergov.com for schedule and fare information.

TRAIN DIRECTIONS:
Use the Harlem Line of the Metro-North Railroad to arrive in White Plains. Taxicabs are readily available for hire to Purchase College. Please call (800) METRO-INFO or visit http://http://www.mta.nyc.ny.us/mnr for schedule and fare information.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS:
From NYC, Southern Westchester and Long Island
• Take Hutchinson River Parkway north to Exit 28
• Turn left onto Lincoln Avenue
• Travel 1 mile and turn right onto Anderson Hill Road
• Make next left onto Purchase College campus
From Northern Westchester
• Take I-684 south to Exit 2/Route 120
• Turn right at the light onto Route 120 south
• Travel 3.2 miles to Anderson Hill Road and turn left
• Turn left at second traffic light onto Purchase College campus

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Facilities

CAFÉ
The Museum's Café a la cARTe features soup, sandwiches, fresh salads, beverages and cookies. It is open weekdays from 12 - 3 pm with limited coffee service available Saturdays and Sundays. The café will be closed weekends in July and August.

GALLERY TALK
Tuesday - Friday at 1 pm / Sunday at 3 pm
These informal gallery talks led by docents offer fresh insights into the Museum's special exhibitions and permanent collections, while allowing time for independent viewing of art in the Museum. Gallery talks begin at the Museum Store and reservations are not required. Free with Museum admission.

TOPIC TOURS
Sundays at 2 pm
Focusing on a specific topic, these informal gallery talks led by docents explore different aspects of the permanent exhibitions. Topics include Faces & Figures in 20th Century Art, Understanding Trends in Modern Art, and Symbols of Power & Belief: African Art, to name a few. Please see the Events page for a complete list of topics. Free with Museum admission.

http://www.neuberger.org/plan_a_visit.php






Schools

Introduce students to the arts and humanities at the Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, State University of New York. In-depth guided tours of the Museum's Permanent Collection of 20th century art, African art and special exhibitions help students understand the relationship of art to their own ideas and experiences.

http://www.neuberger.org/education.php


Membership

Join the Friends of the Neuberger Museum of Art Now! Your generous support helps sustain Westchester's premier showcase for early 20th century modern and contemporary art. Membership benefits include free admission to the Museum at all times; a subscription to the Museum's quarterly newsletter that lists exhibitions, programs, and upcoming events; 10% discount on shop purchases over $10; free or discounted admission to Museum programs and events; exhibition opening reception invitations; and a reciprocal membership program with 22 distinguished university art museums across the USA.

http://www.neuberger.org/membership.php