New York City is famous for its museums, notably the Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim, and, of course, the Metropolitan Museum of Art. However, dozens of lesser-known museums dot the city. This taste of over seventy of those museums is filled with the riches, beauty, and intellectual stimulation found at each institution. From the AIA Center for Architecture to the Ukrainian Museum, visitors to and natives of New York will delight in these unique gems.
Each teaser features photographs of the interior, exterior, and art of the museum. Helpful tips—including contact information and directions—are included. This snapshot of the authors’ experiences gives museum-goers the feel and essence of each institution. Traveling exhibitions highlighted are representative of a museum’s typical shows. This guide is essential for those looking to enjoy more than just one of New York City’s incredible museums.
About the Authors
Janel Halpern earned her master’s degree from New York University and is a former English teacher. Her lifelong interest in art began in adolescence and soon became a passion. Halpern is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in the New York Times
magazine. A native New Yorker, Halpern and her family reside in Manhattan.
Harvey Appelbaum is a graduate of the Pratt Institute and worked as a graphic designer and photographer for more than fifty years. He has designed multiple book covers and worked with brands such as Dunkin’ Donuts and Absolut Vodka. Appelbaum is a volunteer at the Museum of Modern Art and lives with his family in Manhattan.
NOT THE MET
Exploring the Smaller Museums of Manhattan
By Janel Halpern and Harvey Appelbaum
TRAVEL / Museums, Tours, Points of Interest
TRAVEL / United States / Northeast / Middle Atlantic
ART / Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions
128 pp. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2
350 color photos Index