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  • 1. Museums of N.Y.C
  • 2. Metropolitan Museum 1000 Fifth Ave. @ 82nd St. Admission: Recommended One of the world’s largest + finest museums Every category of art from every part of the world
  • 3. Metropolitan Museum Current Exhibitions  Game of Kings: Medieval ivory chess pieces  Steins Collection: Matisse, Picasso, Parisian artists  Storytelling in Japanese Art: Illustrations of Japanese art
  • 4. Guggenheim 1071 Fifth Avenue @ 89th St. Admission: $18 Adults/$15 Students Built by Frank Lloyd Wright New York City Landmark
  • 5. Guggenheim Current Exhibitions:  John Chamberlain: large-scale foil, iron sculptures  Kandinsky: abstract art; geometric shapes  (Ongoing) Picasso, Cezanne, Gaugin, Monet, Van Gogh
  • 6. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West @ 79th St. Admission: Recommended Natural History & Science Rose Center for Earth & Space – Hayden Planetarium
  • 7. American Museum of Natural History Current Exhibitions  Journey to the Stars: Space show when first stars were born  Creatures of Light: Organisms that produce light  Born to Be Wild: IMAX Film
  • 8. MOMA 11 West 53rd St. between 5th& 6th Ave. Largest collection of artwork created between 1880-present Drawings, Paintings, Photography, Film, Sculptures, Design Target Free Friday Nights: 4 - 8pm every Friday
  • 9. MOMA Current Exhibitions  Diego Rivera: Large murals, images of Mexico  Cindy Sherman: Contemporary artist; portraits  Words in the World: Series of performances
  • 10. The Frick 1 E. 70th St. between Madison & 5th Ave. Admission: Adults $18/ Students $10 Classic 16th – 18th century European art
  • 11. Idioms “State of the art”  Using the latest technology  Ex: My new Mac computer is state of the art. “Work of art”  Literally, a piece of art  Ex: That Picasso painting is a lovely work of art.  OR, a good result through your efforts  Ex: Your project was very well-done, it was a work of art. “Have something down to a fine art”  To be able to do something very well, usually because you have been doing it for a long time.  Ex: The chef has grilling steak down to a fine art.