Diverse Arts & Culture
New York bustles with creative energy and its dynamic cultural scene is expressed in many artistic outlets. New York continues to have a huge foreign born population who add their own culture to the city’s mix. From Broadway theatre to hip hop, New York City has it all! The Blakely New York Hotel puts you in the perfect location to explore excellence in arts and culture.
Located in midtown Manhattan, the theater seats 1,761 people. The Broadway Theatre is one of only five playhouses that front on the street named Broadway. Each Broadway season brings fresh musicals, plays, and revivals to the large audience. Don’t miss seeing a Broadway show on Broadway!
Radio City Music Hall
Located in Rockefeller Center in New York City, Radio City Music Hall is a leading tourist destination and the largest indoor theater in the world. The shimmering gold stage curtain is also the largest in the world. The Hall contains more than 25,000 lights and features four-color stage lighting, making it a sight to behold. Technical experts consider the stage to be the most perfectly equipped in the world.
Exceptional acoustics, inspiring architecture, and an interesting history make Carnegie Hall a tourist destination. There are three unique performance spaces, making Carnegie Hall one of the most prestigious venues in the world for both classical music and popular music.
Museum of Art & Design (MAD)
The mission of the Museum of Arts & Design is to collect, display, and interpret objects that document contemporary and historic innovation in craft, art, and design. The museum celebrates the creativity through which materials are crafted into works. Guests will enjoy viewing rare art at MAD.
Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
Extraordinary exhibitions and the world’s finest collection of modern and contemporary art are found at MOMA. The Museum of Modern Art is dedicated to being the top museum of modern art in the world. This impressive museum strives to be accessible for everyone from young children to scholars. It encourages guests to be open and willing to use their imaginations and explore art.
Madam Tussauds is a fun museum chain for life-size wax replicas of famous Americans and historic icons in themed galleries. Guests will see everything from replicas of sports figures to pop culture icons to authentic historical figures. What is the common element? Wax!
The Guggenheim Museum
Curving lines on the exterior set the stage for this museum, which is among the 20th Century's most significant architectural landmarks. The museum’s rotunda has been the site of celebrated special exhibitions, while its smaller galleries are house Guggenheim's renowned collection. The museum also offers educational opportunities for visitors to engage in.
Lincoln Center for Performing Arts
If you love arts and culture, this is a must-see. The cylindrical building, which is wider at the top than the bottom, and architecturally unique shape make it recognizable from television and movies. You can attend a first-rate performance as you take in an opera, watch a show, or see Julliard. It features Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, early Modern, and contemporary art.
New York City Ballet (Lincoln Center Plaza)
This dance company performs to a range of classical and modern music. The New York City Ballet was founded by George Balanchine. Currently, the Company has approximately 90 dancers, making it the largest dance organization in America. It often stages 60 ballets or more in its winter and spring seasons at Lincoln Center each year.
Museum of Jewish Heritage
The museum honors those who died by celebrating their lives. The Museum of Jewish Heritage is a living memorial to the people who perished during the Holocaust. Multiple perspectives are shown in the exhibits, so people of all ages and backgrounds can learn about Jewish life in the 20th and 21st Centuries.