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(Updated on 22/11/2013)

 

The museums in New York City :

  • 5 top museums in New York
    "Alex, from the watchmojo.com excellent site gives us a few tips not to miss any interesting museums while in New York."

    Madame Tussaud's Museum / The Sea, Air and Space Museum / The Metropolitan Museum / The American Museum of Natural History / The MOMA
    - with activities
    (soundguideweb.com)
  • New York's 'Underground Museum' Pleases Passersby - Article + Audio + Video - 28 January 2015
    "For the past thirty years, artists have been asked to create works of art for New York’s huge subway and train system.
    The works often relate to city life or to the neighborhood of a station.
    Some people call it New York’s “underground art museum," with over 250 pieces of original artwork."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

 

The Guggenheim Museum :

 

  • Gold Toilet Revealed at NYC Museum - Text + Audio - 16 September 2016
    "If you have ever wanted to use a toilet made of pure gold, now is your chance.
    New York’s famous Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum has set up a working 18-carat gold toilet in one of its washrooms.
    The device, like a piece of art, even has a name. It is called “America."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

 

 

The National September 11 Memorial Museum :

  • September 11 Museum Opens at Ground Zero - AUDIO + SCRIPT
    Millions of people are expected to visit the National September 11 Memorial Museum in New York City.
    It was built on “Ground Zero”, the grounds of the former World Trade Center."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)
  • 9/11 museum: Obama attends New York ceremony - 15 May 2014 - Article + Videos
    "President Barack Obama has joined September 11 survivors and rescuers at the dedication of a memorial museum on the site of the attacks in New York.
    The National September 11 Memorial Museum includes thousands of personal items and parts of the World Trade Center towers themselves..."

    (BBC)

 

The Tenement Museum :

 

 

The Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) :

  • Emojis Find Their Place in Art - Text + Audio - 28 October 2016
    "A Japanese telecommunications company created the first set of 176 emojis. They are now on display at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)



    The set of 176 original emoji characters, which have been donated to the Museum of Modern Art
    in New York City are seen in an undated handout image

  • The Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) - interactive activities
    (Rodolphe Maurel - Soundguide)

 

 

The Metropolitan Museum :

  • CIA and FBI sent on museum course to 'refresh sense of inquiry' - 25 October 2010
    "They are among groups of law enforcement officials, also including New York police officers and members of the US Secret Service, who have attended classes at the city's Metropolitan Museum of Art."

    "There's more to a picture than meets the eye."
    "Don't just look at a picture and see a picture. See what's happening."
    (telegraph.co.uk)

 

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
    1 Overview
    2 History
    3 Directors
    4 Departments
    4.1 American Decorative Arts 4.2 American Paintings and Sculpture 4.3 Ancient Near Eastern Art 4.4 Arms and Armor
    4.5 Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas 4.6 Asian Art 4.7 The Costume Institute 4.8 Drawings and Prints
    4.9 Egyptian Art 4.10 European Paintings 4.11 European Sculpture and Decorative Arts 4.12 Greek and Roman Art
    4.13 Islamic Art 4.14 Robert Lehman Collection 4.15 The Libraries
    4.16 Medieval Art 4.16.1 Main Building 4.16.2 The Cloisters
    4.17 Modern Art 4.18 Musical Instruments 4.19 Photographs 4.20 Special Exhibitions
    5 Acquisitions and Deaccessioning at the Met
    6 In Popular Culture
    7 Gallery of some works on display
    8 See also
    9 References
    10 External links

    (Wikipedia)

 

Museum of Natural History