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Articles about "New York City museums"

  • Edible Housing at “Gingerbread Lane” By Bryan Gamble | December 02, 2013

    Lately there’s been a lot of talk in New York about micro-units and how they provide an affordable alternative to insane rents while sacrificing space. But what about an entire village that takes up just 300 square feet? Affordable housing?

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  • Exploring New York’s Hidden Places By Clemence Fontaine | August 13, 2013

    Have you ever wanted to go to the museum without having to face the horde of tourists? Or do you think you have already covered all the museums in New York city? Well think again... New York city never ends to surprise us and always has a secret to unravel. Seekers of wonders, here is a list of a few hidden places that you didn’t expect to find in New York. 

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  • The MET Loses the 'MET'al By Shwetha Ravishankar | July 03, 2013

    Those pretty & colorful metal lapel pins, emblazoned with the iconic “M”, that tourists and locals alike wear with pride, on entering the Metropolitan Museum of Art here in New York, will soon be history.  

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  • MoMA’s Rain Room has Enthusiasts Pouring In By Andrew O'Neill | June 11, 2013

    “Being able to control the rain makes you feel like a God,” stated one spectator, as art enthusiasts battled the long lines to witness MoMA’s PS1 exhibit titled the Rain Room.  The exhibit is located on 54th st. between 5th and 6th Ave in a lot across from The Museum of Modern Art. The Rain Room has taken Manhattan by storm and and shows no signs of weakening.

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  • Intrepid Museum Set To Reopen With Ticket Promotion By Ryan Daley | December 18, 2012

      Starting December 21, Tourists and New York City residents alike can take advantage of a buy one ticket, get one ticket free promotion at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum until February 15, 2013. After closing due to damage sustained during Superstorm Sandy in late October, the museum will reopen after months of repairs to combat the four to six feet of flooding to its main electrical transformers and backup generators.

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  • Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” to be Displayed at the MoMA By Aby Thomas | September 19, 2012

    Here’s a piece of news that will have New Yorkers screaming in glee. Art lovers of New York City, especially those living in Midtown Manhattan, will be delighted to know that Edvard Munch’s “The Scream,” one of the world’s most famous and expensive artworks in the world, will be showcased at The Museum of Modern Art from October 24 to April 29. With its massive fan following throughout the world, the brilliantly colorful pastel drawing of a bald figure, screaming with its hands to its ears and its mouth forming a perfectly shaped ‘O,’ can be safely expected to drive people into the MoMA in droves.

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  • NYC Government Agencies In Ownership Dispute Over WTC Museum By Andrea Garcia-Vargas | June 11, 2012

    Over the past 11 years, many apartment residents of Lower Manhattan have grown up with the memorial of the World Trade Center and seen it host dozens of events to commemorate the 2,830 deaths on September 11. But for a place that New Yorkers almost unanimously consider hallowed ground, Ground Zero has become Ground Dispute. Over the last eight months, building plans for a museum at the memorial have been halted due to concerns over the costs of the building’s construction and maintenance. The most recent development in the conflict was last Friday when officials got into a disagreement over the ownership and administration of the overall memorial.

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