Best hidden gems in the NYC art scene

At these underrated art museums and galleries, you'll find work worth discovering.



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These art galleries and art museums might not get as much press as Gagosian or the Guggenheim, but the work they show is often just as notable. Click on a venue to see what's on view now.

Rubin Museum of Art

  • Critics choice

This six-story museum houses Donald and Shelley Rubin’s impressive collection of Himalayan art and artifacts.

  1. 150 W 17th St, (at Seventh Ave)
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Queens Museum of Art

Located on the grounds of the 1939 and 1964 World’s Fairs, the QMA holds a 9,335sq ft scale model of New York City.

  1. Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, (near 111th St and 49th Ave entrance)
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