If you don’t know this museum - you will be amazed!
It’s a little known NYC gem housing one of the world’s finest collections of Hispanic art.
The Museum and Library collections, which cover nearly every aspect of art and culture in Spain – as well as Portugal, Latin America, and the Philippines – into the 20th century, are unparalleled in their scope and quality outside of Spain. Paintings by El Greco, Velázquez, Goya, and Sorolla; masterworks of sculpture; and outstanding examples from all fields of the decorative arts offer visitors a panorama of the arts of the Hispanic world. The collection also includes the Vespucci Map of the World
Admission is free although they ask for a donation. (Personally on my last visit I felt more inclined towards generosity than I usually do at the NYC tourist mega- museums.)
When: Sunday December 11th - starting at 11 AM
Where: The Hispanic Society of America. 613 West 155th Street, on Audubon Terrace, Broadway between 155 and 156 Streets (see map below)
- The #1 Train Stops at 157th Street - one block away (Best choice)
- The A & C Train stops at 155th Street and is a longer walk 2 Avenues away
Lunch: 12:30 - Directly across the street at the Restaurante La Libertad, 3764 Broadway. Great fresh food, reasonably priced - Latino/Salvadoran/Modern Cuisine.
Afternoon: Back to the Museum for more sketching
Show and Tell: 3:00 off to At the Wallace, at 3612 Broadway (between W 148 and 149th) to share drawings, good stories and a beer or wine if you're so inclined.
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If you can’t find us
call or text Mark at 973-809-9128
There are no fees or attendance taken. All drawing skill levels are welcome.