March 14 – 18, 2024
University of West Georgia Students
Depart Atlanta and Arrive NYC
Drop off bags at hotel
Visit the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) to see some of the world’s most famous modern and contemporary art pieces, including works by Pablo Picasso, Vincent van Gogh, and Jackson Pollock.
Later, walking tour of the Chelsea neighborhood, which is home to over 200 art galleries.
This morning, visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art one of the largest and most comprehensive art museums in the world.
This afternoon, take a guided tour of the Guggenheim Museum, which is housed in a striking Frank Lloyd Wright-designed building and features a collection of modern and contemporary art. Next visit the Asia Society Museum and the Frick Collection.
After breakfast, visit the Whitney Museum of American Art, which showcases 20th and 21st-century American art, including works by Edward Hopper, Andy Warhol, and Jeff Koons.
This afternoon, take a stroll through Central Park and visit the Bethesda Fountain, which has been featured in numerous movies and TV shows.
This morning, we will head to Queens and start the day by visiting the MoMA PS1, an extension of the Museum of Modern Art. This contemporary art museum features cutting-edge exhibitions, installations, and performances by emerging artists.
Afterward, we will head to the nearby Socrates Sculpture Park, a waterfront park that combines nature with art. We will explore the outdoor sculpture exhibits and enjoy the scenic views of the East River and Manhattan skyline.
This afternoon, we will make our way to the Noguchi Museum, dedicated to the works of renowned artist Isamu Noguchi. This museum showcases his sculptures, drawings, and designs, offering a unique blend of art and architecture.
Lastly, we will venture to the Queens Museum, located in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. This museum houses a diverse collection of contemporary art, as well as the famous Panorama of the City of New York, a large-scale model of the city.
This morning, explore the street art scene in Bushwick, Brooklyn, which is known for its colorful murals and graffiti art and take a tour of the Brooklyn Museum, which has a vast collection of art and artifacts from around the world, including ancient Egyptian artifacts, contemporary art, and more.
Afterward, head to the New Museum, a leading destination for new art and new ideas. It is Manhattan’s only dedicated contemporary art museum and is respected internationally.
Evening: Departure from New York back to Atlanta.
Payment made through UWG.