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Asia Society and Museum

725 Park Ave, New York City, NY 10021-5025
+1 212-288-6400
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Went to Friday night happy hour

Free entrance. On Friday night happy hour and museum tour. First Friday of the month. The atrium... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
motherJo
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New York City, New York
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Outstanding Asian Art

This Museum is currently displaying a selection of masterpieces from its permanent... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
MILOUW
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New York City, New York
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Asia Society Museum organizes groundbreaking exhibitions of both traditional and contemporary Asian and Asian American art. The Museum is known for its Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller Collection of masterpiece-quality traditional Asian works, and for its cutting-edge Contemporary Art Collection of videos and new media art by Asian and Asian American artists. A recognized leader in identifying and fostering contemporary Asian and Asian American artists, Asia Society Museum was one of the first American museums to establish a program of contemporary Asian art in the early 1990s.
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725 Park Ave, New York City, NY 10021-5025
Upper East Side
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Free entrance. On Friday night happy hour and museum tour. First Friday of the month. The atrium is beautiful. Cash bar with amazing tropical drinks

Thank motherJo
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This Museum is currently displaying a selection of masterpieces from its permanent collection. While the quantity of works is limited,the quality is very high. In addition,a temporary exhibition focuses on artifacts recently recovered from an ancient shipwreck offshore Singapore. The contents of the cargo were...More

Thank MILOUW
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The pottery and porcelains that were found in the ship wreck were amazing. There were also many interesting Buddha and Hindu statues. It was a great way to spend time after work they are open late on Friday.

Thank Cassysj
Reviewed 30 April 2017

They have a spectacular exhibit on a 1200 year old, recovered shipwreck that contained 60,000 objects of Chinese art (mostly ceramics) that were destined for trade with the neighboring Arab (Abbasid) empire that extended from Egypt through Iraq. The ceramics were from various kilns across...More

1  Thank Rolf L
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I visited the Asia Society and Museum as an after work adventure and found it to be an enriching time for a couple of different reasons. First and foremost, even though the collection may be smaller than the huge well-known museums in the city, this...More

Thank Matthew N
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The Asia Society's holdings are quite nice, ranging from Indian statues to Chinese porcelains. It is a good museum in its own right. However, for the admission it charges, ($12 for an adult), it may not be a top priority. While that may not be...More

Thank MrSaturn64
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My companion and I had a very good brunch at the Asia Society yesterday, and then spent two hours studying and being entranced by an exhibit describing a sunken trading ship from about 850 CE sailing from the Middle East to China and on its...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Everyone from the receptionist onwards. Although they were in transition they made us very welcome, and explained some of the artwork to us. Very pleasing space altogether. If you have any interest in Asia, this museum is for you.

Thank Teenzone
Reviewed 12 December 2016

This beautifully designed museum is devoted to the art of Asia. It has a beautiful building taking up most of a block on Park Avenue. There are two large exhibition rooms on the second floor, and a restaurant, a gift shop and a small exhibit...More

2  Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

The Asia Society Museum has some interesting paintings on display of Zao Wou-Ki. His style is interesting and abstract for the most part.

Thank IAMTHETRAVELGOD
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