65 Things to do in New York
to do in New York?
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61 (40) PS1 Contemporary
a refurbished public school the PS1 Contemporary Art Center art
gallery is big, bold, fabulous and edgy. The work at PS1 is so cutting
edge in fact you just might bled a little. P.S. 1 consistently mounts
challenging exhibitions from the world's most provocative artists.
The people it attracts often add to the experience – we are
not the same. Be prepared to be confronted. Summer brings with it
the further attraction of the intriguing architectural garden and
the popular, free weekly dance party.
If you have
traditional tastes either go with an open mind or , to be frank,
don’t bother. If you do bother experience the 5 Points, ever
changing gallery of Graffiti works nearby, ask, speak and someone
will tell you how to get there (its pretty close).
62 (71) Brooklyn
Museum of Art
Brooklyn Art Museum
Museum's monumental landmark Beaux Arts building contains comprehensive
collections that include more than 1.5 million objects including
a range of ancient Egyptian artifacts, Renaissance masterpieces
and contemporary painting and sculpture - representing almost every
culture and corner of the world.
regarded Brooklyn Museum is the second largest art museum in the
United States, and one of the premier art institutions in the world
and importantly it’s free every first Saturday after 5 p.m.
(confirm before you go) or Free Every Day with a New
(30) Federal Hall
After a painful
labor the United States of America was finally born here at Federal
Hall. The original building is no longer with us but its replacement
has an impressive rotunda and interesting historical accounts of
its important former self.
The US first
president ...[you know you know this one]....George Washington took
the first oath of office at the old Federal Hall. The current Federal
Hall, or Federal Hall National Memorial as it has become, incorporates
the George Washington memorial and, among other exhibits, has an
interesting short video about the history of Federal Hall in all
64 (51) Governor's
many as the birthplace of New York Governor's Island also has great
views of New York Harbor and the Statue of Liberty. You can also
explore its historic fort. Governor's Island gets its name from
being the Dutch governor's residence. Since then it has had many
uses including that of a jail.
65 (52) The
National Museum of the American Indian
art from across the Americas at the National Museum of the American
Indian. View tapestries, cave paintings, and artifacts that are
thousands of years old.