The National Academy Museum



Categories: What to see - Museums
ADDRESS: 5th Avenue & 90th Street
OPENING-HOURS: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

The National Academy founded in 1825 as the national academy of design, is not only a museum, is also an artists' honorary association and an art school. The permanent collection showcases paintings, sculptures, graphic art and architectural designs.

A separate section holds a collection of treasures from the Renaissance.The Academy houses the largest American art collection from the 19th and 20th centuries.


The collection includes over 5000 works in almost every artistic style of the past two centuries, and includes portraiture from the Federal Period, naturalistic landscapes of the Hudson River School and the studies of light of American Impressionism.

The figurative arts account the diversity of art-periods, national experience, individual creativity and community values. Inside the museum you will find paintings, sculptures, textiles and more. (Tapestries, etc)


The National Academy Museum Hours

Monday and Tuesday: closed
Wednesday - Sunday 11AM – 6PM
Closed: 4th of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day.

Admission The National Academy Museum

Adults $12
Seniors (65 and over with ID) $7
Students (full-time with current ID) $7
Children under 12 Free

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