< UFFIZI GALLERY > The Uffizi Gallery (Italian: Galleria degli Uffizi) is a museum in Florence, Italy. It is one of the oldest and most famous art museums of the Western world and contains Medieval and Renaissance works of art of Italian and international famous artists.
Museum of Modern Art ~ Founded in 1929, MoMA is one of NYC’s most popular museums, home to more than 100,000 pieces of modern artwork, most by A-listers – Van Gogh, Matisse, Picasso, Warhol, Lichtenstein, Rothko, Pollock, Bourgeois and many others. Entry is free 4-8pm on Friday. Gets busy. http://www.lonelyplanet.com/usa/new-york-city/sights/museums-galleries/museum-modern-art
National Museum of the American Indian ~ This Smithsonian ex-pat, just off the historic Bowling Green and Battery Park, is neighbor to frenetic commuters and tourists heading to the Statue of Liberty but often gets missed. The National Museum of the American Indian is one of the country's finest collections of Native American art. The focus is on culture. http://www.lonelyplanet.com/usa/new-york-city/sights/museums-galleries/national-museum-american-indian
El Museo del Barrio ~ Facing Central Park at the top of Museum Mile, this beloved museum is one of New York’s premiere Latino institutions. In addition to a thoughtful exhibition program, El Museo has a strong permanent collection. Free the third Saturday of the month. http://www.lonelyplanet.com/usa/new-york-city/sights/museums-galleries/el-museo-del-barrio
Studio Museum in Harlem ~ This small, cultural gem has been exhibiting the works of African American artists for more than four decades. While it contains a notable permanent collection, and its exhibition program is always challenging, the museum is not just another art display center. It is an important point of connection for Harlem cultural figures of all stripes. Free on Sunday. http://www.lonelyplanet.com/usa/new-york-city/sights/museums-galleries/studio-museum-harlem#ixzz2kgvxvXmb