The opulent residence that houses a private collection of great masters (from the 14th through the 19th centuries) was originally built for industrialist Henry Clay Frick. The firm of Carrère & Hastings designed the 1914 structure in an 18th-century European style, with a beautiful interior court and reflecting pool. The permanent collections include world-class paintings, sculpture and furniture by the likes of Rembrandt, Vermeer, Renoir and French cabinetmaker Jean-Henri Riesener.
|Venue name:||The Frick Collection|
1 E 70th St
|Cross street:||between Fifth and Madison Aves|
|Opening hours:||Tue–Sat 10am–6pm, Sun 11am–5pm|
|Transport:||Subway: 6 to 68th St–Hunter College|
|Price:||$20, seniors $15, students with ID $10, children under 10 not admitted. Sun 11am–1pm pay what you wish|
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“Elective Affinities: Edmund de Waal at The Frick Collection”
While many museums commission contemporary artists to jazz up staid permanent collections, at the Frick, writer and sculptor Edmund de Waal has installed nine works that seem to actually increase the hush of its galleries. On pieces of antique furniture...Contemporary art Until Sunday November 10 2019
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Part of the First Friday of Museums that offer free admission on the evenings of the first Friday and have special events in conjunction with it. It was a fun experience to see this one-private estate and the art collection. It was a fun night out as they provided a few 'extras' for the First Friday experience. They provided the means to do your own sketching in the courtyard, light snacks, live music performances, and special discussions and talks about the works that they had in the museum. You could spend your whole night there bouncing around to the different special events. Check it out!
Most Beautiful sanctuary on the Upper East Side. Home to some amazing collections private and public.
One of the coolest museum settings I've experienced-It's in the Frick Mansion across from Central Park. It's so surreal to me to be looking at art works and glancing out the window to see the park across the street. I saw the Renior exhibition here and the Frick was the prefect setting for it. On Sundays it's free before 1pm so definitely go check it out!