Art in New York City
Discover the city’s ever evolving and unique art scene, featuring art installations, major art shows or roaming the art exhibit halls at The Met, The Whitney or The Guggenhiem. Plus check out Affinia’s own curated art collection when staying with us.
The Museum of Modern Art is an art museum which plays a major role in developing and collecting modern art, and is often identified as one of the largest and most influential museums of modern art in the world.
Your visit to NYC won’t be complete without going to see the famous 2 World Trade Center mural. Its foundation is covered by a metal shed of bright images inspired by Pop Art and anime, creating a colorful oasis in the rather muted color palette of the Financial District. The mural is ever changing so the next time you visit you may see something different.
Rockefeller Center, in partnership with Art Production Fund, presents a series of public art pop-ups throughout the Center for you to view.
The Rubin Museum of Art is a dynamic environment that stimulates learning, promotes understanding, and inspires personal connections to the ideas, cultures, and art of Himalayan regions.
Take a walk on the High Line located on the west side of Manhattan and explore the contemporary art featured along the way, by national and international artists at varying stages of their careers. The High Line is the only park in New York City with a dedicated multimedia contemporary art program, which offers audiences, rain or shine, 365 days a year—all for free.
The famous Love Wall located in Soho, has been one of New York City’s most instagrammable spots. The mural depicts colorful graffiti hearts overlapping each other creating a rainbow.
Nature of Color
Color makes the world feel vibrant and alive. It also helps us make sense of the world. Explore the world of color at The American Museum of Natural History’s immersive exhibit.
Experience an immersive audio visual journey through fractal dimensions. Embark upon a cinematic journey where the sheer beauty of mathematics, nature and architecture coincide to inspire introspection and awe.
Immerse yourself in underwater worlds, fantasy lands and inspirational art installations at Arcadia Earth. Step into this awesome experience inspired by planet earth.
Brighten up your day with a visit the the Color Factory! View exciting exhibitions and immersive experiences in this over the top colorful sensation.
Contemporary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is one of the most popular artists in the world, drawing millions to experience her immersive installations. Exclusively at NYBG, Kusama reveals her lifelong fascination with the natural world, beginning with her childhood spent in the greenhouses and fields of her family’s seed nursery. Her artistic concepts of obliteration, infinity, and eternity are inspired by her intimate engagement with the colors, patterns, and life cycles of plants and flowers.
Established by Larry Gagosian, the Gagosian is a global gallery specializing in modern and contemporary art and at the forefront of the digital marketplace with innovative online viewing rooms, timed to coincide with major art fairs. The gallery exhibits some of the most influential artists of the 20th and 21st centuries.
Housed in a distinctive Romanesque Revival building (a former public school), PS1 mounts cutting-edge shows and hosts an acclaimed international studio program.
As the preeminent institution devoted to the art of the United States, the Whitney Museum of American Art presents the full range of twentieth-century and contemporary American art, with a special focus on works by living artists.
Since 1961, the American Folk Art Museum has been the leading institution shaping the understanding of art by the self-taught through its exhibitions, publications, and educational programs. Its collection includes more than eight thousand works of art from four centuries and nearly every continent—from compelling portraits and dazzling quilts to powerful works by living artists in a variety of mediums.
The Museum of Arts and Design, collects, displays, and interprets objects that document contemporary and historic innovation in craft, art, and design.
On view at the Morgan Library & Museum, this exhibition will be the first to focus on David Hockney’s portraits on paper and one of very few exhibitions to investigate his drawing practice. Featuring about 100 drawings, the exhibition will trace a trajectory from Hockney’s early works as a student, to his Ingres-like portraits of the 1970s, and his return to the sketchbooks in the early 2000s.