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Free Exhibitions in NYC

1. Bldg 92

building 92

Building 92 offers a unique and fascinating look into the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The Yard allows visitors to examine and understand the role the Yard played during the Revolutionary War, and the role it continues to play in New York City today.

Location: 63 Flushing Ave
(At the intersection of Carlton and Flushing Avenue)
Brooklyn 11201

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Public Transport:
A, C to High St; F to York St
B48, B57, B62, B69, B67

Hours: Wednesday – Sunday: 12:00 pm- 6:00 pm

Phone Number: 718-907-5992

2. BRIC House


BRIC is the city’s leading center for free, cultural programs in Brooklyn. The institution is dedicated to providing support for artists and media makers. By providing them with a platform to share their work with others, BRIC nurtures individual expression and gives others the opportunity to enjoy and benefit from amazing cultural experiences. From public talks with elite professionals to community yoga sessions and benefit concerts- the BRIC is constantly offering fun (and free) events for everyone.

Location: 647 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Entrance on Rockwell Place

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Public Transport:
2, 3, 4, 5 to Nevins Street
B, Q, R to Dekalb Avenue
C to Lafayette Avenue
G to Fulton Street

B25, B26, B38, B52 to Fulton Street and Ashland Place

Facility/ Cafe:
Tues- Sat: 8:00am- 10:00pm
Mon: 8:00am- 6:00pm
Sun: 10:00am- 6:00pm
Tues- Sat: 10:00am- 6:00pm
Sun: 12:00pm- 6:00pm
Mon: Closed
Media Center:
Mon- Fri: 8:00am- 10:00pm
Sat- Sun: 10:00am- 4:00pm

Free events/talks weekly- check website for schedule.

Phone Number: 718-683-5600

3. MoMA PS1


As one of the oldest and largest nonprofit contemporary art institutions in the U.S., MoMa PS1 dedicates its exhibition space to displaying some of the most experimental art in the world. A breeding place for new ideas, the institute cultivates fresh ideas, trends, and genres in the field of art. A combination of art exhibits and live music and performances, the museum calls itself a ‘true artistic laboratory’.

Location: 22-25 Jackson Avenue at the intersection of 46th Avenue
Long Island City
New York, 11101

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Public Transport:
E & M to Court Square- 23 St. stop
7 to Court Square
G to 21st Street
Q67 to Jackson and 46th Avenues
B62 to 46th Avenue

Hours: Thursday- Monday: 12:00 am- 6:00 pm
Tuesday & Wednesday: Closed

Adults- Suggested donation of $10
Students + Seniors- Suggested donation of $5
Children under 16- Free

Phone Number: 718-784-1101 

4. Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America


The leading center for Nordic culture in the U.S., Scandinavia House offers a wide variety of programs and exhibits to educate visitors on the heritage of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Film series, concerts, lectures, and language courses are just some of the mediums in which information is shared with the public.

Location: 58 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016

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Public Transport:
S, 4, 5, 6, or 7 to 42nd Street and Grand Central Station
6 to 33rd Street
1, 2, 3, or 4 up Madison Avenue
1, 2, 3, or 5 down Fifth Avenue

Tuesday- Saturday: 12:00pm- 6:00 pm
Wednesday: 12:00pm- 7:00pm
The Halldor Laxness Library
Tuesday- Friday: 12:00pm- 5:00pm
The Heimbold Family Children’s Playing and Learning Center
Saturday: 12:00pm- 5:00pm

Phone Number: 212-779-3587

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