Discover the best art galleries and art exhibitions in New York City – the ones that are hidden and thriving.
Art galleries are everywhere in New York City, from Brooklyn and Queens to the Upper and Lower East Sides of Manhattan.
And, of course, they are in Chelsea, which continues to have the more significant concentration of spaces in a single neighbourhood—not just in New York, but in every city in the world.
With a lot of galleries covering all periods in art history, it’s easy to see why so many exist.
If you are looking for stand-out galleries on the streets of NYC, then these cultural institutions are guaranteed to immerse you into the art world for life:
New York: Mmuseumm 1 + 2
4 Cortlandt Alley
240 East 26th St
Rubin Museum of Art in NYC
150 West 17th St