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Articles about "NYC Museums"

  • #SotW: Majestic Museum Mile By Serena Horrigan | March 08, 2016

    Feeling culture starved? From the Guggenheim to the Cooper Hewitt, Museum Mile is a treasure trove of world class art.

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  • #TBT: The Whitney, A Retrospective By Serena Horrigan | May 07, 2015

    This TBT, we're spotlighting the new Whitney Museum of Art! Our retrospective looks at a hundred years of the Whitney's artistic and cultural history.

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  • #TBT: The Titanic’s Famous New Yorkers By Serena Horrigan | April 16, 2015

    Yesterday was the 103rd anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. TBT pays homage by profiling some very famous New Yorkers who took that fateful voyage.

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  • Love Ethnic Museums? You're Hardly in the Minority By Nikki Hess | July 25, 2013

    Image Courtesy of Museum for African Art The late journalist and broadcaster, Alistair Cooke, is quoted as having once said, "New York is the biggest collection of villages in the world." Cooke, a British-born media man, was certainly not wrong in his assertion. An immigrant to the U.S. himself, Allistair was an adamant advocate of bridging the cultural gap between Great Britain and the U.S., and of acquainting himself with interesting people across the nation. Although Cooke traveled throughout the U.S. (and crossed an ocean) to grasp a better understanding of his diverse neighbors, New Yorkers are far more fortunate. For those interested in learning about a variety of different immigrants' stories and artifacts from their past, the city offers an array of ethnic museums to satisfy one's cultural cravings. In addition to Manhattan's variety of unique museums dedicated to fascinating histories and movements, tourists and residents alike can immerse themselves in the nearly innumerable ethnic museums throughout the city. By using the list provided below as a guide to some of the city's different spots, you can see for yourself the diversity that Cooke spoke of and come to truly understand the meaning of the old adage, "It takes a village…"

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