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Museums for Art Lovers in NYC That Are Currently Open

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With Covid-19 and current restrictions, cultural life has been put on pause for quite some time. The good news is that the world is slowly getting back into the usual rhythm of life as a mass vaccination is rolling out and more people start to gain immunity for the virus.
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With that, more and more cultural places are opening up, some of those museums and galleries.

So if you are looking for a cultural experience after months of staying inside, we have a few recommendations for you.

Here are the best museums for art lovers that are currently open for visitors.

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) was created to present the best in contemporary art, but also to promote the understanding of modern art and expand the definition of what is considered art in the first place.
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Visiting MoMA is always an eye- and mind-opening experience. So if you want to immerse yourself in contemporary art, this is the place to go.

The museum is currently fully open and ready to welcome visitors of all ages.

Address: 11 W. 53rd St., Manhattan, NY 10019.

Museum of Arts and Design

The famous and well-beloved Museum of Arts and Design presents all types of pioneering, multidisciplinary artists, designers, and movements.

Their exhibitions and education programs provide new ways of thinking, experiencing, and telling stories about art, craft, and design.
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Address: 2 Columbus Circle, Manhattan, NY 10019.

Rubin Museum of Art

Rubin Museum of Art is located in Chelsea and explores and celebrates the diversity of Himalayan art, ideas, and culture across history and present life.

Its globally renowned collection is largely centered around the Tibetan Plateau. According to NYC The Official Guide, the museum's exhibition wants to foster understanding and appreciation of this region by relating its art and ideas to our shared human experience today.
The Rubin Museum of Art website

The museum collection was also inspired by the philosophical traditions of Buddhism and Hinduism which makes this museum a unique addition to the city's Artscape.

Address: 150 W. 17th St., Manhattan, NY 10011.

Which of these will you be visiting next? Let us know in the comments below.

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