Museums & Galleries art galleries US > New York > New York

10 Art Galleries In New York City

10 Art Galleries In New York City
Tenissa
Tenissa
Updated

Who does not want to go to New York City? It is everyone’s dream to be able to have a fantastic vacation in the city that never sleeps. First stop, go to St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the most stunning church in the city. Marvel at the impressive architecture of the gothic church before entering the massive building which can seat 2,200 people. Admire the spectacular ceiling and marvelous twin spires that stand out among other things in the church. The Empire State Building is also a must. You can enjoy the sweeping views of the city from two observation decks that are situated on the 86th and 102nd floors. You can even see five states from the decks, namely Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. Finally, what is New York City without its Liberty Statue? Enjoy a relaxing cruise on the Hudson River while your boat is taking you to the Liberty Island where Liberty Statue is located. Other than these super awesome attractions, do you know that New York City also boasts various art galleries? Keep on reading to learn about the best art galleries to be visited and allow yourself to enjoy some artsy moments while in the city.

1. Gagosian Gallery

Inside Gagosian Gallery
Source: wikimedia

Gagosian Gallery is not only popular in New York, but it is also in other cities around the world, including Athens, Paris, Hong Kong and London. In New York itself, there are three branches. Since you may not be visiting all three, we recommend for you to visit the one in Madison Avenue for its strategic location, close to many major attractions, such as Madison Square Garden and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Drop by this gallery to enjoy the contemporary artwork. Owned and directed by Larry Gagosian himself, the gallery features exhibitions that may change through time. Check out its website to find out what artworks are up for the exhibitions.

Gagosian Gallery

Address: 980 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10075, USA

Website: Gagosian Gallery

See our full list of recommended Hotels in New York and also compare the prices with Vacation Rentals in New York

2. David Zwirner


Like Gagosian, David Zwirner is also a contemporary art gallery and can be found in New York, Hong Kong and London. Opened for the first time 25 years ago, the art gallery’s most popular exhibitions are Yayoi Kusama exhibition and Neo Rauch exhibitions. Detailed information can be learned on its website.

David Zwirner

Address: 525 W 19th St, New York, NY 10011, USA

Website: David Zwirner

See our full list of recommended Hotels in New York and also compare the prices with Vacation Rentals in New York

3. C L E A R I N G


If you are into emerging art, you should visit C L E A R I N G. There are two branches in New York and it is best to visit the one where the first gallery was opened, in Brooklyn. Founded in 2011, the gallery features beautiful artwork by artists including Sebastian Black, Marguerite Humeau and Jean-Marie Appriou. The exhibitions keep changing every two months, so keep checking out its website to stay updated about current exhibitions.

C L E A R I N G

Address: 396 Johnson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11206, USA

Website: C L E A R I N G

See our full list of recommended Hotels in New York and also compare the prices with Vacation Rentals in New York

4. Gladstone Gallery


Another contemporary art gallery, where you can enjoy viewing some of the most beautiful artwork, is Gladstone Gallery. The gallery represents over 35 notable artists, such as Robert Bechtle, Claudia Comte and Cecilia Edelfalk. From paintings to sculptures and statues, all can be enjoyed inside this gallery.

Gladstone Gallery

Address: 515 West 24th Street, New York, NY 10011 USA

Website: Gladstone Gallery

See our full list of recommended Hotels in New York and also compare the prices with Vacation Rentals in New York

5. 47 Canal


If you happen to be in Lower East Side, stop by 47 Canal and let yourself to be immersed into this cutting-edge gallery. This contemporary art gallery is home to more than 20 artists and it’s run by artist Margaret Lee. You may be surprised and impressed by abundant unique and amazing works, which are proof of the many talents this gallery has.

47 Canal

Address: 291 Grand St, New York, NY 10002, USA

Website: 47 Canal

See our full list of recommended Hotels in New York and also compare the prices with Vacation Rentals in New York

6. Acquavella Galleries


While exploring Madison or Fifth Avenue, make sure that you drop by Acquavella Galleries that will provide you with the most relaxed atmosphere through its tile floors, wooden walls and of course, the art displays. The gallery is renowned for its collection of century art from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Surrealism, cubism as well as impressionism and post-impressionism arts can also be enjoyed here.

Acquavella Galleries

Address: 18 E 79th St, New York, NY 10075, USA

Website: Acquavella Galleries

See our full list of recommended Hotels in New York and also compare the prices with Vacation Rentals in New York

7. Eden Fine Art Gallery


Situated in the heart of New York City, Eden Fine Art Gallery is not to be missed if you are looking for something that can brighten your day in an instant. Bold colors that are used for the paintings and sculptures are so vivid that they will add more color and beauty to your vacation. Talented artists whose works are displayed here include Alec Monopoly and David Kracov.

Eden Fine Art Gallery

Address: 437 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10022-7001

Website: Eden Fine Art Gallery

See our full list of recommended Hotels in New York and also compare the prices with Vacation Rentals in New York

8. JTT


When you find yourself traveling in Stanton or Rivington, the best way to spend the rest of the day is by unwinding at JTT. Please yourself with the collection of contemporary art displays that will blow your mind away.

JTT

Address: 191 Chrystie St, New York, NY 10002, USA

Website: JTT

See our full list of recommended Hotels in New York and also compare the prices with Vacation Rentals in New York

9. Half Gallery


An excellent hideaway spot when you are on Upper East Side is Half Gallery. This contemporary art gallery features artworks that are brought to you by recently emerging artists. You can never see something dull and boring in Half Gallery. If you are visiting soon, you can enjoy Quotidian, the first solo exhibition of South Korean artist Hiejin Yoo in New York.

Half Gallery

Address: 43 E 78th St, New York, NY 10075, USA

Website: Half Gallery

See our full list of recommended Hotels in New York and also compare the prices with Vacation Rentals in New York

10. Lévy Gorvy


Last but not least, visit Levy Gorvy Gallery in Madison Avenue if you are into contemporary art and post-war art. The masterworks of incredible artists, including Yves Klein and Tsuyoshi Maekawa, are yours to enjoy and admire. Absorb the tranquil and peaceful atmosphere as everyone dives into the magical world of art and forgets about the rest of the world.

Lévy Gorvy

Address: 909 Madison Avenue at, E 73rd St, New York, NY 10021, United States

Website: Lévy Gorvy

See our full list of recommended Hotels in New York and also compare the prices with Vacation Rentals in New York

New York City is beyond compare

There is no destination like New York City on this planet. As soon as you set foot in the city, you just can feel it. So, when in New York, make sure to really make the best of your time. Live and explore.

Get Trip101 in your inbox

Unsubscribe in one click. See our privacy policy for more information on how we use your data

Abced gagosian
Still Need Travel Insurance?

You can buy and claim online, even after you've left home. Travel insurance from WorldNomads.com is available to people from 140 countries. It’s designed for adventurous travellers with cover for overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and a range of adventure sports and activities.

*5% off when you book with our promo code: TRIP101

*For our Canadian and US travellers, unfortunately due to financial services laws, we cannot provide a discount. This promotional code cannot be used with any other discount offer, including World Nomads Members’ discount for travel insurance policy holders.

Tenissa is a content writer, translator and editor. She enjoys being a globetrotter and has traveled to many countries around the world. So far, her favourite destination is Switzerland. She looks...Read more

Top 3 activities to book in New York (and vicinity)

Have a question? Ask fellow travellers and travel experts here.
Explore New York
Good things are meant to be shared!