The stated objective of Neue Galerie New York, Museum of German and Austrian Art is to collect, preserve, research, and exhibit the fine and decorative art of Germany and Austria from the first half of the twentieth century, and in particular to trace the emergence and development of Modernism in these and other related European cultures. Since opening in November 2001, the Neue Galerie has been exceptionally well received. Roberta Smith, writing for The New York Times, called the museum â€śsuperbâ€¦a revelation,
Forthcoming exhibitionsForthcoming exhibitions information
BrĂĽcke: The Birth of Expressionism in Dresden and Berlin, 1905-1913
(February 26-June 29, 2008)
CostGeneral admission is $15; Seniors and students with current I.D. $10.
Note: Children under 12 are not admitted, and those aged 12-16 must be accompanied by an adult.
Opening hoursMonday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Getting thereSubway: 4, 5 or 6 Train to 86th Street (at Lexington Avenue) B or C train to 86th Street (at Central Park West). Bus: M86 to 86th Street (at Fifth Avenue) M1, M2, M3, or M4 to 86th Street (at Madison Avenue) Parking: Commercial parking facilities are located on 85th Street, between Madison and Fifth Avenue.
FacilitiesThe ground floor of the Neue Galerie houses the museumâ€™s amenities, including the Book Store, the Design Shop, and CafĂ© Sabarsky. The Neue Galerie Book Store is unique in the United States, specializing in fine art, architecture, decorative arts and literature from Germany, Austria, and related Central European cultures. The museumâ€™s Design Shop offers objects based on original designs by artists in the museumâ€™s collection. These include jewelry, tableware, and other items rendered in fine materials such as sterling silver, crystal, and porcelain. CafĂ© Sabarsky draws its inspiration from the great Viennese cafĂ©s that served as important centers of fin-de-siĂ¨cle intellectual and artistic life. It is furnished with objects designed by Josef Hoffmann and Adolf Loos, among others, and serves authentic Viennese cuisine, including the special coffees for which Vienna is known.
A complementary coat check is in operation during the regular opening hours on the ground floor. The Neue Galerie cannot be held responsible for damage to fragile property.
Cameras of any kind are not permitted in the Neue Galerie.
The Neue Galerie is accessible to visitors with special needs. Regular and large-type printouts of the audio tour are available for loan at the Admission Desk. Acoustiguide audio tours are free with admission and are t-coil compatible. All gallery tours can be enhanced with FM assistive listening devices, which can be borrowed at the Admission Desk at any time. All three levels of the building are wheelchair accessible; three wheelchairs are available for loan on the Gallery level. These require a companion to push from behind. For details, call Visitor...+ [ Read all ]
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