Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

New York
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Photograph: David M. Heald/© The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
New York
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Upper East Side

RECOMMENDED: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

The Guggenheim is as famous for its landmark building—designed by Frank Lloyd Wright—as it is for its impressive collection and daring temporary shows. The museum owns Peggy Guggenheim’s trove of Cubist, Surrealist and Abstract Expressionist works, along with the Panza di Biumo Collection of American Minimalist and Conceptual art from the 1960s and ’70s. In addition to works by Manet, Picasso, Chagall and Bourgeois, it holds the largest collection of Kandinskys in the U.S. In 1992, the addition of a ten-story tower provided space for a sculpture gallery (with park views), an auditorium and a café.

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Venue name: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Address: 1071 Fifth Ave
New York
Cross street: at 89th St
Opening hours: Sun–Wed, Fri 10am–5:45pm; Sat 10am–7:45pm.
Transport: Subway: 4, 5, 6 to 86th St
Price: $25, seniors (65+) and students with valid ID $18, children under 12 free. Sat 5:45–7:45pm pay what you wish. $25, seniors and students with ID $18, members and children under 12 accompanied by an adult free. Sat 5:45–7:45pm pay what you wish
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  • Contemporary art Until Wednesday April 20 2016
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  • Abstract Friday May 27 2016 - Wednesday September 7 2016
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  • Contemporary art Friday October 7 2016 - Wednesday January 11 2017
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