The Museum of Modern Art, designed by Yoshio Taniguchi. Entrance at 53rd Street.
Photo © 2011 Timothy Hursley.
NEW YORK, NY.- The Museum of Modern Art announces that it will open to the public seven days per week beginning May 1, 2013. Over the last two years, the Museum experimented with opening on Tuesdays—a day on which the Museum is usually closed—during summer months and holiday periods in the winter and spring. Based on the success of those initiatives, the Museum determined that its public hours should expand to seven days per week on a year-round basis. Since the Museum's reopening in its renovated and expanded building in 2004, MoMA's annual attendance has nearly doubled—from approximately 1.5 million visitors per year to nearly 3 million. "Expanding the Museum's hours to be open to the public seven days per week will help meet the demand from a growing audience," said Glenn D. Lowry, Director of The Museum of Modern Art. "In terms of enhancing the visitor experience, adding Tuesdays to the public schedule provid ... More
Friday, September 28, 2012
The Museum of Modern Art announces plans to open seven days per week beginning May 2013
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