Guggenheim Museum

Guggenheim Museum

The Guggenheim Museum in New York, A National Historic Landmark as of 2008 has been a favorite museum for people all over the world for many, many years. Discover why...

It is one of the museums of various art projects from various artists like Picasso and a place for family adventures.

The spiral structured Guggenheim Museum is located in New York, NY at 1071 5th Avenue between 88th and 99th Street. It is open Sunday through Wednesday from 10 am until 5:45 pm. Guggenheim is closed on Thursday but opens again on Friday with the same hours. Saturdays the museum is open from ten until 7:45. Admission is reasonably priced, It is twenty-five for adults, eighteen for seniors and students with a valid student ID and free for members and children under twelve years of age.

The Guggenheim Museum was built in the year of 1959 by Frank Lloyd Wright after it was created twenty years before by Solomon R Guggenheim (A swiss- born businessman who grew up in American mining with his family). The building originally had six stories but 749 drawings later the museum ended up being built with eight stories. Because of the addition, the museum had its grand opening on October twenty-first in 1959. Exactly six months after Wrights death.

Since the grand opening, Guggenheim has been nothing but a success. The museum today draws its crowd in with multiple exhibits coming from all across the country. Some of those exhibits are contemporary art from the Middle East and North Africa, Art from the French artist Justin K.Tannhäuser who died in 1976 and a gallery dedicated strictly to Frank Lloyd Wright. Along with its exhibits, it offers art from many artists including Constantin Brancusi, Marc Chagall, Vasily Kandinsky and Joan Miro.

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Guggenheim is not just a place for artists because it also has many programs that benefits kids along with a library. The museum offers daily after school programs for children ages eight to eleven and monthly events like Teen Night for ages starting at thirteen which includes in-depth conversation, sketching and creative writing that sometimes involves working with actual authors. The museum also has a Studio Art Lab for children starting at age three. The Studio Art Lab lets children make their own art from paintings to clay models. The library has floors of books and archives about history, modern, cultural and other types of arts.

The Guggenheim Museum in New York is a wonderful place to take your family on weekends or whenever it is convenient. It is a place of wonder and opportunity for the entire family and history. Best of all it is historical building that offers tons of learning experiences.

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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 5th Avenue, New York, NYC 10128
Manhattan (Upper East Side)
Modern art, Museum
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