Visit A Museum Without Leaving The Street
The Street Museum of Art celebrates the often overlooked graffiti of NYC.
Think you aren’t a ‘museum’ person? This new museum in Brooklyn, New York turns the notion of a pristine gallery setting on its head. Instead of using blank white walls to display works of art, the streets become the canvas in the Street Museum of Art. The new museum embraces street graffiti and other public art, turning the works into a living, ever-rotating collection.
Instead of pricey admission fees and long lines like at other New York museums, the Street Museum of Art is free and open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The first exhibit, In Plain Sight, is now on view in Williamsburg, challenging jaded New Yorkers to look for the art that surrounds them, but often goes unnoticed, on city streets: