Queens
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Queens, New York City 

Museums & Galleries

Queens Museum of Art

 
 
The Queens Museum of Art is a major art museum in New York City, located in Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens. The art museum opened in 1972 and since then has served as an art and cultural center in the borough. The Queens Museum of Art is known for its contemporary work of art that reflects the borough’s diversity – there are more than 10,000 items in its permanent exhibits. The museum’s permanent and temporary exhibits include contemporary art by both U.S. and international artists.
Queens Museum of Art, New York City

Queens Museum of Art by Jim Henderson 

The best-known exhibit and major attraction at the Queens Museum of Art is the Panorama of the City of New York, originally commissioned by Robert Moses for the 1964 World’s Fair. The Panorama is a diorama of New York City’s five boroughs, comprising of miniature models of actual buildings in the city. Besides the exhibits, the museum regularly organizes public events including film screenings, dance and music performances, public dialogues, and learning programs for adults and kids.

Panorama of the City of New York

Panorama of the City of New York by OptimumPx

Location: New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, New York, NY 11368

Website: Queens Museum of Art

Tel: 718-592-9700

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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