Automania At The Museum of Modern Art

There is a great exhibit currently at the MoMA! If you are a car lover, history enthusiast, or art fan be sure to check out Automania on display currently through October 11th 2021. If you are looking for a fun activity for a family afternoon, date or solo stroll be sure to check out this exhibit. Glenwood residents living in midtown east and midtown west buildings are closest to the MoMA. Keep reading to find out more!

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Automania features both an exterior portion on the 1st floor in The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden and interior portion on the 3rd floor in The Philip Johnson Galleries. Outside in the garden you will find 9 cars on display! On the 3rd floor, you will come across car parts, plans, film and art. The exhibition not only explores car design and style over the years, but also addresses the negative effects cars have on the environment, streets and public health. The cars are on display until October 11th and the gallery works are available to view through January 2nd 2022. If you are interested, be sure to buy tickets in advance- they are available on the MoMA website. The MoMA is located at 11 W 53rd Street.

Bring Your Curiosity This Summer

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The above phrase references the great additional exhibits the MoMA has featured this summer into early fall. In the first floor garden you will also come across Calder sculptures that are part of the exhibit Calder- Modern From The Start (on display through January 15th 2022. If you are a fan of Cézanne, Cézanne Drawings are on display through September 25th! Check the MoMA website to find out more information about all the exhibits you can explore.

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Make A Day Out Of It

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If you are looking to make a day out of your trip to the MoMA, there are fantastic restaurants near by. If you are a fan of Greek food, consider lunch at Avra located at 14 E 60th Street. The restaurant has a lively ambiance and fantastic zucchini chips! If you prefer a smaller, European style bistro check out Amaranth located at 21 E 62nd Street. (Both restaurants have outdoor dining as well as indoor tables.)

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