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New York City Museum Listings

The Abigail Adams Smith Museum & Gardens
421 E.61 St., 838-6878; $3, $2 seniors/students, children under 12 free.

The Alice Austin House
2 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, (718) 816-4506; $3 suggested donation; (Thu-Sun 12-5, closed during February) Victorian cottage of documentary photographer Alice Austin.

Alternative Museum
594 Broadway, btw. Houston and Prince, 966-4444; $3 suggested donation; (Wed-Sat 11-6)

American Bible Society
1865 Broadway, 408-1236; free (Mon.-Wed, Fri 10-6, Thu 10-7, Sat 10-5). Glory in Glass: Stained Glass in the United States: Origins, Variety, and Preservation.

American Craft Museum
40 W. 53rd St, 956-3535; $5, $2.50 seniors/students, under 12 free; (Tue-Sun 10-6, Thu 10-8) Wendy Ramshaw: PicassoLs Ladies, Nov 19-Jan 17. Transformation: Prix Saidye Bronfman Award 1977-1996, thru Jan 10. June Schwarcz: Forty Years/Forty Pieces, thru Nov 11. Art and Industry: 20th Century Porcelain from Sever, Jan 22-May 2.

American Museum of the Moving Image
35th Ave. at 36th St. Astorin, Queens, (718) 784-0077; Admission includes screenings; $8.50, $5.50 seniors and college students with ID, $4.50 ages 5-18; (Tue-Fri 12-5, Sat-Sun 11-6)

American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West & 79th St, 769-5100; suggested contribution of $8, $6 seniors/students, $4.50 ages 12 and under; separate admission to IMAX and some special exhibitions. Discount combination tickets available; (Sun-Thu 10-5:45, Fri-Sat 10-8:45). Cave of the Warrior, thru Dec 6. The Sacred Arts of Haitian Vodou, Oct 10-Jan 3. Photographs from tee Sepik River, Oct 23-Mar 28. Audio Expeditions: Treasures: Fossils: Endangered! Ongoing. IMAX films: AfricaLs Elephant Kingdom; Amazon; Cosmic Voyage, all ongoing. Laser Shows: Led Zeppelin in 3-D, Pink FloydLs Dark Side of the Moon in 3-D.

The American Numismatic Society
Broadway & 155th St, 234-3130; free; (Tue-Sat 9-4:30, Sun 1-4 exhibit hall only). The World of Coins. American Numismatic Design, 1892-1922, both ongoing.

Americas Society Art Gallery
680 Park Ave, 249-8950; free (Tue-Sun 12-6). El Alma Del Pueblo: Spanish Folk Art and its Transformation in the Americas.

Anthology Film Archives
32 Second Ave, 505-5110; $7, $5, students/ seniors with ID, $4 members. First Light.

Art in General
79 Walker St, 219-0473; free (Tue-Sat 12-6). Personal Touch. Music for an Elevator. The Temptation of Eve. Crossing the Line. I Am the Love You Have Given Me.

Asia Society
725 Park Ave, 517-ASIA; $4, $2 seniors/students, free Thu 6-8; (Tue-Sat 11-6, Thu 11-8 Sun 12-5). Inside Out: New Chinese Art.

The Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts
18 W.86th St, 501-3000; $2, $1 seniors, under 12 free; (Tue-Sun 11-5, Thu 11-8). India: A Jewelry Spectrum, Oct 8-Jan 31.

Bronx Zoo
Bronx River Parkway at Fordham Road, (718) 367-1010; Apr-Oct $7.75, $4.00 seniors/ages 2-12, under 2 and Wed free; Sea Lion Pool. Aquatic Bird House; all remain open year round.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
900 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, (718) 622-4433; $3, $1.50 seniors/students with ID, ages 6-16, ages 5 and under free;(Tue-Fri 8-6; Sat, Sun, Holidays 10-6).

Caribbean Cultural Center
408 West, 58th St, 307-7420; $2; (Mon.-Fri 10-6).

Center for Book Arts
626 Broadway, 5th floor, 460-9768; free; (Mon.-Sat 10-6).

Central Park Wildlife Center and Wildlife Gallery
5th Ave. at 64th St, 861-6030; Zoo: $3.50, $1.25 seniors, under 3 free; (Mon.-Fri 10-5, Sat, Sun, & Holidays 10:30-5:30).Tisch ChildrenLs Zoo, for children 6 and under.

ChildrenLs Museum of Manhattan
The Tisch Building, 212 W. 83rd St, 721-1223; $5, $2.50 seniors, under 1 and member free; (Wed-Sun 10-5); Stridulating, interactive exhibitions and programs for children 10 & under and their families, encouraging full development through the visual & per-forming arts. Sues! Music to My Ears.

ChildrenLs Museum of the Arts
182 Lafayette St, 941-9198; $5 weekends, $4 weekdays, seniors/under 18 months free; (Wed 12-7, Thu-Sun 12-5). Artist Studio. Monet Ball Pond. International ChildrenLs Art Gallery; all ongoing.

China Institute
125 E. 65th St, 744-8181; suggested contribution $5; (Mon.-Sat 10-5, Thu 10-8, Sun 1-5). Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Pamela R. Leasing Friedman Collection.

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution
2 E, 91st St, 849-8300; $5, $3 seniors/students; (Tue 10-9, Wed-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5). Under the Sun: An Outdoor Exhibition of Light thru Oct 25.Unlimited By Design, Nov 17-Mar 21. The Architecture of Reassurance: Designing the Disney Theme Parks.

The Cooper Union-Lubalin Center
7th St, at 3rd Ave, 353-427; free (Mon.-Fri 12-7 Sat 12-5). La Mama in Print: Posters from La Mama Experimental Theatre, 1961-1998, Oct 21-Mar 1.

Czech Center New York
1109 Madison Ave, 288-0830. Free (Tue-Fri 9-5). Drawings and paintings of Vladimir Kokolia, Oct 7-Nov 26. Sculptures of Jiri Kaifosz.

Dahesh Museum
601 Fifth Ave, 759-0606; free (Tue-Sat 11-6). French Oil Sketches and the Academic Tradition, thru Jan 2. Victorian Salon: Paintings from the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum, Bournemouth, England, Jan 19-Apr 17.

Dia Center for the Arts
548 W. 22nd St, 989-5566; $4, $2 students/seniors. (Thu-Sun 12-6). Andy Warhol: Shadows, Nov-Jun 13. Robert Irwin: Excursus: Homage to the Square. Thomas Schutte: Scenewright. Joseph Buys Drawings after the Codices Madrid of Leonard DA Vinci, and Sculpture, all thru Jan 13, 1999.

The Drawing Center
35, Wooster St, 219-2166; (Tue-Fri 10-6, Sat 11-6) William de Conning: Drawing Seeing/Seeing Dawning Oct 31-Dec 19.

Dyckman Farmhouse Museum
4881 Broadway at 204th St, 304-9422; free (Tue-Sun 11-4).The last Dutch Colonial farmhouse in Manhattan.

Eldridge Street Synagogue
12 Eldridge St, 219-0888; $4 adults, $2.50 children/seniors; (Tue & Thu 11:30-2:30; Sun 11-4). The first synagogue built in America by Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europs.

Ellis Island Immigration Museum
Ellis Island, 269-5755; free (daily 9-6, boat every 30 minutes); ferry tickets $7, $5 seniors, $3 ages 3-17; AmericaLs Concentration Camps: Remembering the Japanese American Experience.

The Equitable Gallery
787 Seventh Ave, 554-4818; free (Mon.-Fri 11-6, Sat 12-5). Julian Levy: Portrait of an Art Gallery.

The Forbes Magazine Galleries
62 Fifth Ave, 206-5548; free; (Tue-Wed, Fri-Sat 10-4). Selected Faberge Silver. Faberge and the Czars of Russia. Highlights from the Forbes Magazine Collection of Historic Manuscripts. Toy Boats & Toy Soldiers.

Frances Tavern Museum
54 Pearl St, 425-1778; $2.50, $1 students/ seniors/under 12; (Mon.-Fri 10-4:45, Sat 12-4). A Flash of Color-Early American Flags and Standards.

The Frick Collection
1 E. 70th St, 288-0700; $7, $5 students/seniors, under 10 not admitted; (Tue-Sat 10-6, Sun 1-6). Mansion with permanent collection of fine and decorative arts, including works by Rembrandt, Renoir, Titian, Vermeer, and Whistler. Victorian Fairy Painting, Oct 13-Jan 17.

Gracie Mansion
East End Avenue at 88th St, 570-4751; $4, $3 seniors/children free; (Wed tours by reservation). Fine and decorative art illustrating the rich history of the city. Merchants to Mayors, ongoing.

Grey Art Gallery, New York University
100 Washington Square East, 998-6780; $2.50 suggested donation; NYU students, faculty and staff free; (Tue, Thu-Fri 11-6, Wed 11-8, Sat 11-5). Maya Lin: Topologies, thru Oct 31. Counter Culture: Parisian Cabarets and the avant-garde, 1875-1905, Nov 17 Jan 16. First Steps II: Emerging Artists from Japan, Jan 27-Feb 20.

The Chaim Gross Studio Museum
526 LaGuardia Place, btw. W. 3rd & Bleaker, 529-4906; free; (Tues.-Sat 12-6 and tours by appointment). Permanent collection of sculpture by Chaim Gross (1904-1991).

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 5th Ave. at 89th St, 423-3500; $12, $7 students/seniors, under 12 free, Fri 6-8 pay what you wish; (Sun-Wed 10-6, Fri, Sat 10-8). Rendezvous: Masterpieces from Center GeorgeLs Pompadour and the Guggenheim Museums, Oct 16-Jan 10.

Guggenheim Museum SoHo
575 Broadway at Prince St, 423-3500; $8, $5 students/seniors; under 12 free; Sun and Wed-Fri 11-6, Sat 11-8). Premises: Invested Spaces in Visual Arts and Architecture from France, 1958-1998, Oct 7-Jan 10.

 

Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
Brookdale Center, 1 W. 4th St, 824-2205; free; (Mon.-Thu 9-6, Fri 9-3, and selected Sundays). Jill Krenentz: The Jewish Writer, thru Feb 5.

Herbert & Eileen Museum of Congregation Emanu-El
1 E. 65th St, 744-700, free; (Sun-Thu 10-4:30, Fri 10-4, Sat 1-4:30). Over 250 artifacts representing the history of the Congregation, Jewish life, and tradition around the world.

The Hispanic Society of America
Broadway and 155th St, 690-0743; free; (Tue-Sat 10-4:30, Sun 1-4:30). Permanent collection of paintings, sculpture and decorative arts includes works by El Greco, Velasquez, Goya, and Sorolla. Spanish Paints 1860-1930. Spain/America, Circa 1840-1920: Small Oils by American and Spanish Artists, both thru Dec 20.

International Center of Photography
1130 5th Ave. at 94th St, 860-1777; $6, $4 students/seniors, (Tue-Thu 10-5, Fri 10-8, Sat & Sun 10-6). Intimate City: The Photographs of Thomas Rome. Walker Evans: Simple Secrets, Photographs from the Collection of Marian and Benjamin A. Hill, both thru Nov 29. Bruce Davidson: The Brooklyn Gang, 1959, Dec 5-Mar 7.

International Center of Photography Midtown
1133 6th Ave. at 43rd St, 768-4682; (Same hours and fee as ICP Uptown). Vik Muniz: Seeing is Believing. New Photography from France: Images by the CCF Award Winners, both thru No 8.

Intrepid Sea Air Space Museum
W.46th St, & 12th Ave, Pier 86, 245-0072; $10, $7.50 seniors/veterans/reservists/students
12-17, $5 under 6, uniformed armed forces with ID/members free; (Wed-Sun 10-5, last admission at 4). Titanic, thru Nov. Return from Space. Proudly We Serve. Navy Flight Simulator.

Japan Society
333 East 47th St, 832-1155; $3. The Art of Twentieth-century Zen, Nov 19-Jan 10.

The Jewish Museum
1109 5th Ave. at 92nd St, 423-3200; $7, $5 students/seniors, under 12 and museum members free, Tue 5-8 free; (Sun-Mon. Wed-Thu 11-5:45, Tue 11-8). After Rabin: New Art from Israel, thru Jan 31. Common Man, Mythic Vision: The Paintings of Ben Shahn, Nov 8-Mar 7. Culture and Continuity: The Jewish Journey.

The Jewish Theological Seminary
3080 Broadway at 122nd St, 678-8975; free (Sun-Fri 9:30-5).

Liberty Street Gallery
225 Liberty street, 2 World Financial Center (street Level), 945-0505, $6, $3 students/seniors, under 6 free; (Tue-Fri 11-6, Sat-Sun 12-5).

Lower East Side Tenement Museum
90 Orchard St, 431-0233; $8, $6 students/seniors; (Tue-Fri 12-5, Thu 12-9, Sat-Sun 11-5). Windows on the Past, Reflection on the Future, thru Oct 31 (except Saturdays) New YorkLs Floating Bathhouses, opens Nov 10.Tenement and neighborhood walking tours, call for schedule and free.

Merchants House Museum
29 East 4th St, 777-1089; $3, members free; (Sun-Thu 1-4 group tours by appointment). Only 19th-century family home in NYC preserved intact.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
5th Ave. at 82nd St, 535-7710; $8, $4 seniors/students, under 12/members free; (Tue-Thu & Sun 9:30-5:15, Fri &Sat 9:30-9:00).Ellsworth Kelly on the Roof, thru fall. Louis Comfort Tiffany, thru Jan 31, From Van Eyck to Burgles: Early Netherlands Painting in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, thru Jan 3. Jade in Ancient Costa Rica, thru Feb 28. Letters in Gold: Ottoman Calligraphy from the Skip Satanic Collection, Istanbul, thru Dec 13. Anselm Kefir: Works on Paper, 1969-1987, Dec 15-Mar 21. Mary Cassette: Drawings and Prints, Oct 20-Jan 24. Heroic Armor of the Italian Renaissance: Filippo Negroli and His Contemporaries, Oct 8-Jan 17. Donate Crate: Melancholy and Perfection, Oct 27-Jan 31. Edgar Degas, Photographer, Oct 7-Jan 3. Sacred Visions: Early Painting from Tibet, Oct 6-Jan 17. Contemporary Ceramics, Nov 24-May 30. Dosso Dossi, Court Painter in Renaissance Ferrara, Jan 7-Mar 28. Arts of Korea, ongoing; costume Institute exhibitions: Cubism and Fashion, Dec 10-Mar 21.

The Morgan Library
29 E. 36 St, 685-0610; $7 contribution, $5 students/seniors; (Tue-Thu 10:30-5, Fri 10:30-8, Sat 10:30-6, Sun 12-6, Tours at 12 noon Tue-Fri); Master Drawings from the Hermitage and Pushkin Museums, thru Jan 10. Charles Dickens: A Christmas Carol.

The Municipal Art Society
457 Madison Ave, between 50th and 51st St, 935-3960; free; (Daily 11-5, Closed Thu and Sun). The Triumph of Grand Central terminal, thru Nov 11. Windows of New York, Nov 17-Jan 2. Stanley Greenberg: Invisible New York.

El Museo del Barrio
1230 5th Ave. at 104th St, 831-7272; $4, $2 seniors/students, under 12 free (Wed-Sun 11-5). Beatriz Gonzalez: What an Honor To Be with You This Historic Moment, works, 1965-1997. Ruben Torres Llorca: So Quiet in Here, both thru Oct 25. Santos: Sculptures Between Heaven and Earth, thru Feb. Casitas: Gardens of Reclamation. Twentieth-century Art from El Salvador: Gods, Myths, and Legends. The Art of Jack Delano, all Nov 12-Feb.

The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology
7th Ave at 27 Th ST, 217-5800; free; (Tue-Fri 12-8, Sat 10-5). Claire McCardell and The American Look, Oct 27-Jan 9. Rethinking Shearing, Nov 2-Jan 2. Cad Infinitum: Textiles, Techniques, and Technology, thru Jan 2. Shoes: A Lexicon of Style, Jan 26-Apr 17.

The Museum for African Art
593 Broadway, 966-1313; $4, $2 seniors/students/children; (Tue-Fri 10:30-5:30, Sat 12-8, Sun 12-6). Baule: African Art/Western Eyes.

Messed of American Financial History
28 Broadway at Bowling Green, 908-4519; free; (Mon.-Fri 11:30-2:30).

Museum of American Folk Art
2 Lincoln Square, Columbus Ave. btw. 65th and 66th St, 595-9533; free (Tue-Sun 11:30-7:30). Masterpieces in Wood: American Folk Marquette from the Hirschhorn Foundation, Oct 3-Jan10. AmericaLs Heritage.

Museum of American Illustration
128 E. 63rd St, 838-2560; free; (Sat 12-4, Tue 10-8, Wed-Fri 10-5). The Original Art Celebrating the Fine Art of ChildrenLs Book Illustration. The Theater Posters of James Macmillan.

Museum of Chinese in the Americas
70 Mulberry, 2nd floor, 619-4785; $3, $1 seniors/students, members and ender 12 free; (Tue-Sat 12-5) My Family, My Community. Where is Home? Chinese in the Americas. Family Portraits.

Museum of Jewish Heritage
18 First Place, Battery Park City; 968-1800 $7, $5 seniors/students, 5 and under free; (summer hours: Sun-Wed 9-5, Thu 9-8, Fri 9-5). Jewish Life a Century Ago. War Against the Jews. Jewish Renewal.

The Museum of Modern Art
11 W. 53 St, 708-9400; $9.50, $6.50 seniors/students, under 16 free when accompanied by an adult, Fri 4:30-8:30 pay what you wish; (Sat-Tue, Thu 10:30-6, Fri 10:30-8:30). Jackson Pollock. Structure and Surface Contemporary Japanese Textiles. The New York School. Dubuffet to deKooning: Expressionist Prints from Europe and America. Film and Video Programs. Cinema Nova and Beyond.

The Museum of Television & Radio
25 W.52nd St, 621-6600; $6, $4 students/seniors, $3 under 13; (Tue-Sun 12-6, Thu 12-8, Fri 12-9).
Fourth Annual Radio Festival/ Threepennies and a Touch of Venus: The World of Kurt Weill. Seventh Annual International ChildrenLs Television Fadtival. Television Together. Movie of the Month. both ongoing.

Museum of the City of New York
5th Ave. at 103rd St, 534-1672; $5 suggested, $4 children/students/seniors, $10 families; (Wed-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5). A Float for All Seasons: New YorkLs Ethnic Parades. Half Past Autumn : The Art of Gordon Park. New York Vertical by Horst Hamman. New York Horizontal: Circuit Camera Views of the City by William Hassles. The Little Apple: Souvenir Buildings from the Collection of Ace Architects. New York on the Rise: Architectural Drawings by Houghton Harley. New York Begins: A Rare Drawing of New Amsterdam c. 1650. The New Metropolis: A Century of Greater New York, 1898-1998.

National Academy Museum
1083 5th Ave. at 89th St, 369-4880; $5 adults, $3.50 students With I.D/seniors under 16; (Wed-Sun 12-5,Fri 10-6). Faces of Time: Seventy-five Years of Time Magazine Cover Portraits. Artists and the avant-garde in Paris, 1887-1900.

The National Museum of Catholic Art and History
54 West 50th St, at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, 957-8866; free (Mon.-Sun 10-6). The Cross-of the Millennium by Frederick Hart. Anthony Van DykeLs Betrayal of Christ. Treasures of the Church, all ongoing.

National Museum of the American Indian
One Bowling green, 668-6624; Public Program Information 57-3712; free. (Daily 10-5, Thu 10-8). The Art of Being Kuna: Layers of Meaning among the Kuna of Panama. All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture. CreationLs Journey: Masterworks of Native American Identity and Belief, both ongoing.

The New Museum of Contemporary Art
583 Broadway, 219-1222; $5, $3 artists/students/seniors, 18 and under free, Thu 6-8 free; (Wed, Sun 12-6, Thu-Sat 12-8). Dancing at the Louver: Faith RinggoldLs French Collection and Other Story Quilts. Marcel Odenbach/Ana Prada. XU Binge.

The New York Academy of Medicine
1216 Fifth Ave, & East 103rd St, 822-7200; free. (Mon.-Fri 9-5).

New York Aquarium
W.8th St, & Surf Ave, Brooklyn, (718) 265-FISH; $8.75, $4.50 children and seniors under 2 free. (10-5 daily). Dolphin Shows. Sea Cliffs: Narrated Feedings, Walruses &Penguins. Fish That Go Zap: Electric Eel Exhibit. Conservation Hall. Native Sea Life. Shark Thnk.

The New York Botanical Garden
200th St, and Southern Blvd, Bronx, (718) 817-8700; admission to grounds: $3, $2 seniors/students, $1 children under 12; Wed all day & Sat 10-12 free; conservatory: $3.50, $2.50 seniors/students, $2 children 2-12; (Tue-Sun, 10-4). Everett ChildrenLs Adventure Garden: $3, $2 seniors/students, $1 children 2-12 (Tue-Sun 10-6). MetroNorth-20 minutes from Grand Central to Botanical Garden station.

New York City Fire Museum
278 Spring St, 691-1303;$4 suggested contribution, $2 students/seniors, $1 under 12. (Tue-San10-4). Vintage firefighting apparatus, fire-related folk art, prints, paintings, photographs, memorabilia, fire safety education tours. Fire Marks: Emblems of Insurance. Hi Tech Fire Safety Education Apartment.

New York City Police Museum
235, E. 20 St, 477-9753; free; (by appointment only, Mon.-Fri 9-2). Firearms, badges, uniforms, photographs, counterfeit money, fingerprinting equipment, and more.

New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th St, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, (718) 699-0055; $6, $4 children/seniors, free The & Fri 2-5; (Mon.-Wed 9:30-2, Thu-Sun 9:30-5)BrakemanLs World on Tour. Science Playground. Seeing the Light. Hidden Microscopic Kingdoms-The World if Microbes. Technology Gallery.

New York Historical Society
2 West 77 St, (at Central Park West), 837-3400; $5 adults, $3 seniors/children; (Tue-Sun 11-5). 19th-century Etchings from the Collection of Dave and Raba Williams. Fading Ad Campaign: Vintage Painted Advertisements. William Sidney Mount: Painter of American Life. New York Ks Finest: A History of The New York Police Department. Treasures from Mount Vernon: George Washington Revealed. KID CITY.

New York Mercantile Exchange Museum
1 North End Ave, World Financial Center, Ground Floor, 299-2499; free; (Daily 9-5). Exhibitions on the 125-year history of the New York Mercantile Exchange. Two galleries overlook the trading floor.

The New York Public Library-Center for the Humanities
5th Ave. and 42nd St, 869-8089; free; (Tue & Wed 11-7:30, Mon. & Thu-Sat 10-6).Barney Tobey

 

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