MoMA - Museum of Modern Art

Museum - Manhattan / United States

Created in 1929


Founded in 1929 as an educational institution, The Museum of Modern Art is dedicated to being the foremost museum of modern art in the world.

Through the leadership of its Trustees and staff, The Museum of Modern Art manifests this commitment by establishing, preserving, and documenting a permanent collection of the highest order that reflects the vitality, complexity and unfolding patterns of modern and contemporary art; by presenting exhibitions and educational programs of unparalleled significance; by sustaining a library, archives, and conservation laboratory that are recognized as international centers of research; and by supporting scholarship and publications of preeminent intellectual merit.
Central to The Museum of Modern Art’s mission is the encouragement of an ever-deeper understanding and enjoyment of modern and contemporary art by the diverse local, national, and international audiences that it serves.

Works by artists Toyin Ojih Odutola, Gareth Nyandoro, Kerry james Marshall, Mark Bradford, Kevin Beasley, Theaster Gates, Julie Mehretu, Aida Muluneh, Zanele Muholi, Ibrahim El-Salahi, Iman Issa, Chris Ofili, Kara Walker, Kader Attia, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, El Anatsui, John Akomfrah, Bouchara Kalili, Bodys Isek Kingelez, Moke, Romuald Hazoumè, Cheri Samba, Faith Ringold, Roe Ethridge, Clifford Owens,  William Kentridge, Rodney McMillian among others are part of the collection of the MoMA. 

Museum of Modern Art - MoMA
11 West 53 Street, Manhattan
New York City, NY 10019
United States

Opening hours
10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Open seven days a week
Open until 9:00 p.m.
Fridays and the first Thursday of each month

... Load more
Contemporary Art Modern Art